Town of Eagle, WI Chicken Ordinance
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Are chickens allowed in this area?
~Yes both in agricultural districts
Max chickens allowed

In lots of 35 acres or less, agriculture
~10 fowl per acre
In lots more than 35
~No more than 499
Roosters Allowed
~No for all residential districts and lots less than 35 acres in size
~Yes for agricultural districts exceeding 35 acres in size

Permit Required

~Yes only under a residential zone, must be renewed annually

Coop/Structure Restrictions
In lots of 35 acres or less, agriculture and exceeding 35 acres
~A building that houses domestic livestock, poultry, or horses shall not be located within a floodplain or closer than 50 feet to an existing dwelling unit or any lot line.
~Any area where poultry, domestic livestock, or horses are allowed to pasture or run shall be adequately fenced to keep them confined to such area.

Additional Information
~Any animal that crows excessively is considered a public nuisance
~Animals at large are subject to impoundment. Fees apply.
~Poultry may not wander the neighborhood
~The keeping and raising of hogs or fur-bearing animals, except rabbits are prohibited.

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Information Last updated
~ 02-Oct-18 14:28 CST