Wondering if you can keep chickens in your city or town? This is the main article with links to sub articles on individual states. In each sub article, you'll find a list of the cities and towns in that state with chicken ordinances, and ones that are trying to pass ordinances. Many towns and cities do not have well defined laws on chickens, so one should do plenty of research on the subject if they are looking to keep chickens in their city. thumb|right|375px| As seen in this video, it's good to really ask around before you assume chicken keeping is illegal in your city.