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As of July 28, 2011 residents in the City of Milwaukee will be allowed to keep chickens with the following provisions.
*fee-This fee includes a 1.4% Training and Technology surcharge.
Any questions regarding this process should be directed to the Department of Neighborhood Services, Residential Enforcement Section-Animals at 414-286-5771.
Chicken Coop Brochure DNS-361.pdf - This brochure contains all the information about how to apply, what chickens can be raised, the conditions of their care, and who must sign-off their approval near the chicken coop.
Chicken Coop Site Plan Form DNS-362.pdf - This is form that must be completed by those wishing to obtain a chicken coop permit in the City of Milwaukee.
Chicken Coop Site Plan Sample DNS-362.pdf - Here is a sample of a diagram needed to be filed with the department when applying for a permit to keep chickens.
Chicken Coop Neighbor Approval Form DNS-363.pdf - This is the application that must be completed and brought to the DNS offices to apply for a permit to keep chickens.
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