Chickens are permitted in any zoning district, subject to the following (in Agricultural districts, these do not apply):
  • You may have a maximum of 10 chicken hens, but no roosters.
  • Chickens must be kept in the rear yard, inside a fenced enclosure that is at least 10 feet from any property line.
  • The enclosure must include a coop.
  • Dead chickens and chicken waste must be kept off adjoining properties and out of drainage systems.
For more details please refer to section 22-31 of the zoning ordinance.