Chicken Permits in the City of De Pere

A permit to keep chickens is required by City ordinance.  No more than four hens (no roosters) are allowed.  This is a calendar year permit, which must be renewed annually.

You can apply for your chicken permit using our online forms and payments system.  Submit your information, pay by credit card, and receive your permit in the mail.   So easy!  Otherwise, you can print a physical copy to mail or bring to City Hall at 335 S. Broadway.

Online application

Online chicken permit application

Mail or In-Person application

PDF chicken permit application

Want to know more about keeping chickens?

Check out this brochure published by our Health Department for additional information.