|Are chickens allowed in Casper?||Yes|
|How many chickens can you have?||6|
|Can you have roosters in Casper?||No|
|Chicken coop placement rules:||Coops at least 6 feet from lot lines and be no larger than 60 square feet|
|Application process:||Permit required|
|More information:||Casper City Code|
Contemplating chickens in Casper? Raise your chances of success by learning the rules and regulations governing poultry rearing.
- Chicken Quantity: The City of Casper permits residents to maintain up to 6 chicken hens within their backyard.
- However, roosters are not allowed, except in the case of roosters kept within the AG (urban agriculture) zoning district.
- Coop Requirements: Chicken hens must be housed in a covered, fully enclosed, and predator-resistant coop. This coop must be thoughtfully designed with adequate ventilation and easy accessibility for cleaning.
- The coop should provide a minimum of 5 square feet of enclosed area per chicken hen.
- Location and Placement: When setting up coops and pens, they should be constructed at a minimum distance of 6 feet from side and rear property lines.
- Furthermore, these structures are only permissible in the rear yard of a residence. No coop should exceed 60 square feet in footprint or a height of 7 feet at the highest point of the roof.
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Last updated: 08/16/2023