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Do you want to have a chicken coop in your backyard?
The city issues a limited number of Backyard Chicken Permits to allow urban chicken farming in approved areas while protecting the health, safety and welfare of all residents.
You are required to take a University of Florida Agricultural Extension Office class that covers:
Classes are $20 per household.
Sign up for a Class
You will need to submit photos of the proposed site, a site plan and proof of class completion.
Fill out the Form
We'll email you within one business day to discuss permit availability. If approved, you will need to pay a $50 permit fee.