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Chicken Permit

How to Obtain a Village of Arena Chicken-Keeping Permit

  1. Register with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. This registration is free. Please refer to their website for more information on how to do this.
  2. Complete the Chicken-Keeping License Application (PDF) and turn it into the Village Clerk's Office located at the Village Hall located at 345 West Street.

License Fee

  • $5.00 per year due by December 31st.

Dane County Public Health Department has good information regarding backyard chickens.

All licenses expire on December 31st

Please refer to Arena Code of Ordinances 6.05.220 for all rules and regulations..