This permit allows you to keep up to four hens (no roosters) in compliance with City ordinance. Permits are valid from January 1 through December 31, and the fee is $7.00. A $1 postage fee will be added to your total, as well as a 2.80% payment processing fee. Your application will be processed within three business days, and your permit will be mailed to the address you enter in the form.
Please note that the number of animals allowed per dwelling unit shall be decreased by the number of chickens permitted on the property parcel, so that the number of dogs or cats in the dwelling unit plus the number of chickens permitted on the property parcel do not exceed six animals. In no event shall the number of chickens exceed four.
You will need the following documents to complete this application:
- Proof of registration with the Wisconsin Department of Agricultural Trade and Consumer Protection
- Written consent from Property Owner if you are NOT the record title owner of the property upon which chickens will be kept