To get residents involved in their own food production, Napier allows the keeping of chickens and other poultry. This informative section gives you the lowdown on all the rules and how to go about setting up your own backyard chicken run.
The definition of poultry includes:
Unless in an area zoned Rural, no poultry shall be kept in the City except in a properly constructed poultry house with the following requirements:
No more than 12 head of poultry must be kept.
Every poultry house shall be:
Every poultry run shall be cleaned out weekly.
Keeping poultry should not cause your neighbours' problems by the following:
Please be considerate to your neighbours and keep your poultry in good order.
If you have any further queries please contact the Environmental Health Officers at the Napier City Council.
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