Dog registration, requests for service, report an incident (including wandering stock) and general enquiries
Phone: 07 838 6632
Phone: 07 838 6699
Keeping a rooster in Hamilton
As part of the Animal Nuisance Bylaw 2013
, you need a permit to keep a rooster on your property. Please fill out the form below and return to Council to apply for a rooster permit. We will contact you if we need any further information in relation to your application.
Frequently asked questions
Can I keep chickens or other animals in my Hamilton garden?
Can I keep a rooster in my Hamilton garden?
What is a nuisance?
- loud noises from animals such as crowing roosters
- offensive odours from poorly-kept or maintained animals
- encroachment of boundaries such as animals escaping or leaning over fences and damaging neighbours' properties.
Can I farm animals for profit in my Hamilton garden?
Can I stop my neighbours from keeping chickens in their garden?
Can I keep a horse in my Hamilton garden?
Can I stop my neighbour from killing pigs or goats in their back yard?
Can I keep bees in Hamilton?