On May 24, 2021, the Chanhassen City Council adopted Ordinance 671 amending Chanhassen City Code Chapter 5, Animals and Fowl; and Chapter 1, General Provisions, concerning keeping chickens.
On March 11, 2019, the Chanhassen City Council adopted Ordinance 639 amending Chanhassen City Code Chapter 4, license, permit and administrative fees; Chapter 5, animals and fowl; and Chapter 20, Zoning, concerning keeping chickens.
|Acres||Number of Chickens|
|Less than 1 Acre||4 Chickens|
|1 to less than 2.5 Acres||8 Chickens|
|2.5 to less than 10 Acres||16 Chickens|
|10+ Acres||No Limit|
The following documents MUST be submitted along with the application:
*Coop and run must be kept in the rear yard and be setback 25 feet from adjacent residential structures and 10 feet from lot lines.