Are chickens allowed within city limits?

No.  Hens and roosters are not presently allowed within Oskaloosa's city limits.  The raising of chickens, ducks, and other poultry and livestock for agricultural, commercial, personal, or recreational purposes is not allowed except within an agricultural zoning district, or where previously established as a legal, nonconforming use.

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1. Do I need a permit for a fence?
2. Can a fence go on the property line?
3. Can I do my own work on my home and do I need a permit?
4. Do I need a permit for a deck?
5. Do I need a permit for a shed or other accessory building?
6. Do I need a permit to replace my roof?
7. Are frost depth footings required for a detached garage or other accessory building?
8. When do I need a building permit?
9. Where should smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors be located?
10. Where should ground-fault electrical receptacles be located?
11. Is a permit required for a swimming pool?
12. How can I find out if my property is in a flood zone?
13. How do I find out how my property is zoned?
14. Who do I contact to tell me where my property lines are?
15. Are chickens allowed within city limits?
16. Are horses allowed within city limits?
17. Are bees allowed within city limits?
18. Can I have a home-based business?