Urban Chicken Permit application

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Urban Chicken Permit application

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The Davenport City Council has recently passed an ordinance that allows for urban chickens in the City. The ordinance includes restrictions designed to ensure safe, clean and quiet operation of chicken coops with minimal disruption to the neighborhood, including:

Applicants are also required to submit

  • Legible site plan showing location of proposed chicken coop/tractor. Facility must be placed at least 25 feet from dwellings on adjacent properties; 15 feet from applicant’s dwelling.

  • Documentation of successful completion of an approved class in raising chickens in an approved setting. Contact the Community Planning and Economic Development Department at 563-326-7765 regarding classes.

  • View the adopted ordinance for other requirements. Failure to meet the requirements of this ordinance may be grounds for revocation.

The property may be inspected from time to time to ensure compliance.

* A new license must be applied for if you relocate.

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Applicant Phone Number*
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Permit Fee (Non-Refundable)*