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No, chickens must be keep in an approved coop and run at all times. Property owners are encouraged to plan/build environments that allow chickens to do chicken things like scratching, pecking, dust bathing and roosting.
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Up to six hens per parcel are allowed provided a keeping of chickens permit is issued.
Yes, a one time permit and an inspection of your coop/run is required. Apply here.
Yes, specific standards for coops and runs apply.
Yes, the Council included standards of care for chickens in the approving ordinance.
Selling of eggs from your property is not allowed. Keeping of backyard chickens for your use on site is contemplated. Raising chickens for slaughter or slaughtering chickens is not authorized under the keeping of backyard chickens ordinance.