|Are chickens allowed in Peoria?||Yes|
|How many chickens can you have?||6|
|Can you have roosters in Peoria?||No|
|Chicken coop placement rules:||Coop at least 20 feet away from the property line and at least 40 feet away from neighboring residences.|
|Application process:||No permit required|
|More information:||Peoria city code|
Want to keep a few hens in Peoria? Here are the rules and regulations related to keeping backyard chickens in Peoria, Arizona:
- Residential zoning: Backyard chickens are allowed in residential zones in Peoria. However, specific rules may apply to your property based on factors such as lot size and location.
- Number of chickens: Peoria city code permits up to six chickens on a residential lot. Roosters are not allowed.
- Enclosures: Chickens must be kept in a secure coop or enclosure. The coop must be located at least 20 feet away from the property line and at least 40 feet away from neighboring residences.
- Sanitation: Chicken coops and enclosures must be maintained in a clean and sanitary manner to avoid attracting rodents or creating offensive odors.
- Noise and nuisance: Chickens must be kept in a manner that does not create excessive noise, odors, or other nuisances that may disturb neighbors.
- Slaughtering: Slaughtering of chickens is not allowed within the city limits of Peoria.
Please note that local regulations can change over time, and it’s essential to check with the City of Peoria or consult their municipal codes to get the most accurate and up-to-date information on backyard chicken regulations.
See other Arizona chicken ordinances.
Last updated: 4/1/23