The City of Wood Village allows residents in certain areas of the City to keep up to three chickens.  There are strict requirements and certain conditions that must be met before a resident is permitted to keep chickens.  A permit is required and there is a one-time $50 processing fee.

View the full rules and regulations about keeping chickens

Chickens are permitted on most properties on the following streets:

·Walnut Ave        ·Maple Blvd
·Birch Ave            ·Ash Ave.
·Elm Ave.              ·Cedar Lane
·238th Drive         ·Hawthorne Blvd

Chickens must be kept in a fully enclosed structure or pen like the one shown at all times.


View an informational brochure on keeping chickens in Wood Village (PDF)

Fill out an application form to keep chickens


Frequently asked Questions?

Q: Are Roosters or other wild birds such as ducks allowed?

A: No, only the common domestic chicken Species gallus gallus domesticus is allowed in the City.


Q: Why are only some sections of the City allowed to keep chickens?

A: Not all sections of the City would be a good fit for keeping chickens. Property size, existing fences and distance from other homes were taken into consideration.


Q: I have a question or concern about chickens in my neighborhood, who should I call?

A: City Hall at 503-667-6211