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Chicken Keeping in Pittsfield

Unless the chicken keeping activity is part of an active agricultural use as defined under Mass General Law Chapter 40A Section 3 or on a parcel containing 5 or more acres, permits for chicken keeping in Pittsfield are provided through a Special Permit granted from the Zoning Board of Appeals under Section 9.204 of the Zoning Ordinance and the “Guidelines for the Keeping of Chickens” document. 


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