Hammond Chicken Laws

Are chickens allowed in Hammond?No
How many chickens can you have?0
Can you have roosters in Hammond?No
Chicken coop placement rules:Not applicable
Application process:Not applicable
More information:Hammond City Code

If you live in Hammond and want to raise chickens in your backyard, you may be out of luck for now.

Get the facts about raising backyard chickens in Hammond by reading below.

  • Chickens allowed. In Hammond, Indiana, residents cannot keep chickens in their backyard.
  • Rooster prohibition. Roosters are not allowed within city limits.
  • Slaughter limitations. Slaughtering chickens is not permitted on residential properties within the city limits.
  • Homeowners’ Association (HOA) guidelines. Residents are advised to consult their HOA to confirm if backyard chickens are permitted under their specific community rules. In some cases, HOA guidelines may override city rules.

The relevant local authorities are the most reliable source of information on keeping backyard chickens in Hammond.

See other Indiana chicken ordinances.

Last updated: 5/1/23