How many chickens can I have in Phoenix?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by muddipuppy, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. muddipuppy

    muddipuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend is thinking about getting chickens, what's the ordinance in Phoenix?
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    You'll need to check the local ordinances online- google city ordinances Phoenix.
     
  3. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    All you want!! [​IMG] Just don't get caught!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    20 hens in an enclosed coop or run.

    No roos. (I know, I'm an outlaw but there is an entire neighborhood to the south of me that has "heritage Phoenix" free range chickens.

    (Written) Permission from any neighbor whose home is within 80 feet of the coop.

    My neighbor that's within 80 feet gets 18 eggs about every five days. (and his wife makes cookies with them and gives them to us with the empty cartons) [​IMG]
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    All residential zoning districts?
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:YES, ALL. There is only ONE exception I know of and that is the area between 32nd Street and 36th Street and between Thomas and Osborn... There many hundreds of chickens, guineas and peacocks there that roam free and the entire neighborhood takes care of them.

    Rumor has it that the city passed an ordinance that the chickens could not be caught for eating. It seems that there were some "illegals" and perhaps others who frequented the neighborhood doing their "grocery shopping" there....

    Drive down Flower Street there some morning and you'll be amazed.
     
  7. jaceny

    jaceny New Egg

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    as long as your hoa has no gripe you can do as you please
     

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