Are chickens legal in Belleville, MI?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by RaspberrySalad, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. RaspberrySalad

    RaspberrySalad Out Of The Brooder

    My Fiance and I are looking to buy a home in Belleville soon after our wedding in July, and we are planning on raising chickens. Will Belleville give us any trouble? We are looking at homes around Van Buren Township, but plan to stay within the Belleville zip code.
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    I don't have an answer but hopefully someone will chime in. [​IMG]
  3. MyrrhMaid

    MyrrhMaid New Egg

    Feb 21, 2012
    I was just trying to figure out the same thing! I currently live in Van Buren Twshp and would like to start a small flock. Your best bet would be to check the zoning map here: . I found that many houses (mine included - yay!) are zoned for agricultural use. Though I don't know the exact rules I'm pretty sure a small "hobby" flock should be okay. But I would avoid any roosters... unless you're way out in the country of course! Sure hope this helps. =)
  4. wingless

    wingless Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2011
    Ann Arbor, MI
  5. damselone

    damselone New Egg

    Mar 7, 2010
    I started a facebook site Backyard Chickens Van Buren Twp MI we need spporters

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