Moore Chicken Laws

Are chickens allowed in Moore?Yes (in specific zones detailed below)
How many chickens can you have?At most 4
Can you have roosters in Moore?No
Chicken coop placement rules:No rule specified (check with city)
Application process:Permit may be required
More information:Moore City Code

If you’re keen on starting a chicken-raising venture in Moore, take a minute to learn the guidelines and mandates.

  • The city of Moore, Oklahoma, permits residents to keep chickens in areas zoned A1 or A2. 
  • Animal Limit: No more than four animals over six months of age are allowed to be kept on any lot, premises, or structure, excluding kennels
  • Roosters: Roosters are not allowed in Moore, Oklahoma, due to their potential to cause disturbance and nuisance through crowing.
  • Running at Large: Chickens cannot run at large in Moore, Oklahoma. If a chicken is found running at large, it may be impounded by the animal control officer.
  • Please get in touch with the local authorities for rules regarding chicken coops to ensure that you construct them according to the law.

Stay informed about backyard chickens by contacting Moore officials for the most up-to-date information on regulations.

See other Oklahoma chicken ordinances.

Last updated: 10/4/2023