A new stronger anti-chicken ordinance passed in March 2008. Any public nuisance that unreasonably annoys human beings, unsanitary conditions, offensive cackle, cruelty, etc is grounds for non-compliance. Unlawful for fowl in the city limits unless they are 300 feet from residences/buildings, and more than 100 feet from road.[1]


Fowl must be kept 150 ft. from neighboring residences.[1]


Can keep up to 25 hens (no roosters) within city limits so long as coop is 200 feet from any neighbor's occupancy. [2] Full ordinance.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Chicken Laws List. Retrieved on 2011 December 29.
  2. Urban Chickens Network. Retrieved on 2011 December 29.