Requirements relating to the keeping of chickens and bees is located in North St. Paul City Code Chapter 95.23. All registrants are required to be familiar with the provisions of this chapter. In submitting a license application, the applicant declares that they meet the requirements for proper registration and operate in compliance with the adopted regulations and ordinance. This is a one-time registration. There is no fee.
Key points for the Keeping of Chickens:
Up to 6 hens are permitted, no roosters
The coop and run must be 15 feet from any property line
The coop must provide at least 4 sq. ft. of floor space per hen
Hens must be contained within coop or run when unattended. Hens are only allowed out of the coop or run when attended AND if yard is completely fenced in with at least a 4 ft. fence and has been indicated on registration.