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*************************Davenport Ordinance Passes****************************

To get a permit:

1. Apply and pay the $25.00 fee.

2. Take the training.

3. Send in proof of training and site plan.

Urban Chicken Permit Application


Urban Chicken Adopted Ordinance



This group is for anyone interested in raising chickens in Scott County, IA. It is primarily for Quad-City area and Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois residents, but anyone interested in backyard chickens is welcomed.

The emphasis will be on changing the local city ordinances that prohibit chickens.

Since Davenport recently passed an Urban Chicken Ordinance (08 Feb 2017; effective 27 Feb 2017), we can now focus on other cities in Scott County.

If anyone would like to take the lead for your city, we've done much of the ground work and will gladly provide help.

We have petition signatures for Bettendorf and combined signatures for other cities in Scott County.

Please contact us if you'd like to take the lead in your city.

This Meetup Group remains a forum to discuss raising chickens in the city.

We're looking forward to meeting like-minded people who practice self-reliance and enjoy country living in the city.

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