Persuant to Chapter 165.19 (see p. 35), a maximum of six female chickens (hens) are allowed for each tract of land one half (1/2) acre or less. For a tract of land greater than one-half (1/2) acre, an additional six female chickens (hens) are allowed for each additional one-half (1/2) acre up to a maximum of 30 female chickens (hens).
Hens shall only be placed on the applicant-occupied permanent address.
Hens must be kept in an enclosed area, and at night must be in a henhouse or chicken tractor.
A hen house/chicken tractor must be at least six feet from the residence, 10 feet from the property line and 25 feet from any neighboring structure or occupancy.