|Are chickens allowed in Owensboro?||No|
|How many chickens can you have?||0|
|Can you have roosters in Owensboro?||No|
|Chicken coop placement rules:||Not applicable|
|Application process:||Not applicable|
|More information:||Owensboro City Code|
Unfortunately, Owensboro doesn’t allow residents to raise chickens within city limits.
See below for more information.
- Prohibition on slaughtering. Slaughtering of chickens is usually not permitted within city limits.
- Homeowners’ Association regulations. If the property is under the jurisdiction of a Homeowners’ Association, additional rules or prohibitions may apply. It’s recommended to check with the HOA before starting a backyard chicken flock.
To learn about the most recent chicken ordinances and related rules in Owensboro, reach out to your local government.
See other Kentucky chicken ordinances.
Last updated: 5/10/23