Waukesha County

Recreational Chicken Keeping Registration

As of July 28, 2020, recreational chickens, as defined by the zoning ordinance, must be registered.

Please review either the Zoning Code or the Shoreland Ordiance regluations as they apply to your property here or contact the Planner of the Day at 262-548-7790 or pod@waukeshacounty.gov for more information.

The Planning and Zoning Division has developed an Informational Flyer and Registration Form for your use.  Please note registration (free) is also required with DATCP

The County has developed some Best Management Practices (BMPs) located here.  

The County registration fee is $50.00 payable by cash, check or credit card.

Mailing Address:  515 W. Moreland Blvd. Room AC 230, Waukesha, WI 53188
Reception Desk:  Room AC260
Business Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (excluding Holidays) 
Email is the preferred method of communication and forms and plans
should be submitted 
electronically to pod@waukeshacounty.gov.  Please note, the Planner of the Day is available by phone,
email or virtual meeting appointments only.
Phone: (262) 548-7790 | Fax: (262) 896-8071 

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