Mililani Chicken Laws

Are chickens allowed in Mililani?Yes
How many chickens can you have?2
Can you have roosters in Mililani?Yes (check local zoning rules)
Chicken coop placement rules:Coops 5 feet from rear lot lines and 20 feet from any neighboring structures.
Application process:No permit required
More information:Honolulu ordinances

There’s nothing stopping you from having a micro-flock in your backyard in Mililani.

Mililani is located in the City and County of Honolulu, so the rules and regulations that apply to Honolulu also apply to Mililani. Please remember that regulations can change, so always consult local authorities for the most up-to-date information.

When keeping backyard chickens in Mililani, consider these guidelines:

  • Zoning considerations. Consult the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting to determine if your property’s zoning allows for the keeping of chickens.
  • Allowed number of chickens. Up to two chickens may be kept on a residential property without a permit in most cases.
  • Rooster limitations. Roosters are rarely prohibited in residential areas to minimize noise disturbances.
  • Coop positioning and setbacks. Chicken coops must be situated at least 20 feet from your neighbors’ residences and 5 feet from property lines.
  • Maintain a clean coop. Ensure that your chicken coop is well-ventilated, sanitary, dry, and provides a secure and healthy environment for your chickens.
  • Chicken containment. Chickens must be confined to their coop or a securely enclosed area at all times to prevent them from roaming onto neighboring properties.
  • Commercial sales prohibition. Selling eggs or meat from backyard chickens for commercial purposes is not allowed in residential areas.
  • Local ordinance compliance. Adhere to all applicable local ordinances and regulations when raising backyard chickens in Mililani.

For the most current and accurate information on backyard chicken keeping in Mililani, Hawaii, it’s best to consult with the appropriate local authorities.

See other Hawaii chicken ordinances.

Last updated: 4/24/23