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Chickens & Ducks

The city of Aurora allows residents to have chickens and ducks onChicken residential properties. A city permit is required and must be obtained before having the animals on your property. Residents are highly encouraged to do their research before applying for a permit. 

Homeowners Associations (HOAs) have the authority to prohibit chickens or ducks within their bylaws. If you live in a HOA, check with your HOA to see if these animals are allowed before applying for a permit.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Permits are granted to single-family residents.

  • If renting you must acquire written consent from your landlord.

  • Email your permit application, drawing and written consent from neighbors or landlords (if required) to the permit office at [email protected].

  • Pay a one-time permit fee of $40 (permit office will contact you and advise on how to make payment).

  • A permit can be revoked for conviction in municipal court of violating city ordinances (i.e., animal violations, fence regulations, etc.)

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