Whitewater, Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 6 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions 2) Setbacks. Coops or cages housing chickens shall be kept at least twenty-five
(25) feet from the door or window of any dwelling or occupied structure other than the
owner's dwelling. Coops and cages shall not be located within five (5) feet of a side-yard
or rear-yard lot line. Coops and cages shall not be located in the front yard.
(3) Enclosure. Hens shall be provided with a covered, predator-proof coop or
cage that is well-ventilated and designed to be easily accessed for cleaning. The coop
shall allow at least two square feet per hen. Hens shall have access to an outdoor
enclosure that is adequately fenced to contain the birds on the property and to prevent
predators from access to the birds. Hens shall not be allowed out of these enclosures
unless a responsible individual, over 18 years of age, is directly monitoring the hens and
able to immediately return the hens to the cage or coop if necessary.
City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Link for more Information https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/730875/whitewater-wi-passes-backyard-chicken-ordinance Information Last Updated 9/9/14
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