|Are chickens allowed in Riverton?||Yes|
|How many chickens can you have?||12|
|Can you have roosters in Riverton?||No|
|Chicken coop placement rules:||Coops 15 feet from property lines.|
|Application process:||Permit required|
|More information:||Riverton City Code|
Envisioning a chicken coop in Riverton, Wyoming? Check out the essential rules before you start your urban farming venture.
- Chickens and/or ducks are allowed within the city limits
- Limited Quantity: Keep up to 12 chickens per owner on your premises, ensuring a manageable and enjoyable experience.
- Varied Purposes: You can keep chickens and/or ducks for educational purposes, scientific exploration, companionship, exhibitions, or personal consumption.
- No Roosters or Drakes: Please note that roosters and drakes are not allowed within the city limits.
- Distance from Property Lines: The enclosure, fence, or pen housing your chickens must be positioned at a minimum of 15 feet away from property lines of neighboring residences. An exception is possible if the neighboring residents provide written consent.
- Spacious Living Quarters: Each individual chicken must have a living space of no less than 9 square feet, with a ceiling height of at least 2 feet, ensuring their well-being.
- Sanitary Conditions: Ensure the coop and outdoor enclosure are consistently maintained in a sanitary condition, free from any offensive odors.
Ensure compliance with changing backyard chicken rules in Riverton—get the most recent info from local officials.
See other Wyoming chicken ordinances.
Last updated: 08/16/2023