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Does My City Allow Me to Raise Chickens?

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Video by Chad Kimball. Raising Chickens In The City – Chicago Police Say NO. “Is it legal to keep chickens in the city of Chicago? Listen to conflicting information I receive from the police, the city clerk, and the legal department.”

The ‘City Chicken’ website keeps a list of laws from various North American cities regarding the keeping of chickens.

See the list here.


1 Ayla { 11.07.08 at 9:47 am }

This is pretty ridiculous. Thank goodness we here in Vancouver know for certain the illegality of chickens in our backyards…

2 mhikl { 08.07.11 at 12:42 pm }

Calgary allows chicken’s to be raised round the home. Great eegs. Don’t know if they will allow butchering in the city, though.