Backyard Hen Permit

Backyard Hen Permit Application

To obtain a Backyard Hen permit please follow the steps listed below:

  • Access the Application by clicking here – Backyard Hen Permit Application
  • Return the completed application to
  • Make a payment of $50.00 (the Municipal Office is currently closed due to COVID-19, please use the night deposit box located in the Police Station doors)
  • Once payment is received your permit will be issued and returned to you by e-mail
  • The applicant is responsible for scheduling an initial inspection of the property, coop and hen run within 30 days of submitting the application with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer, this can be scheduled by e-mail or by phone 613-584-2000 ext. 106

All rules, regulations, enforcement, and pilot project duration are stated on the application and permit.

Refer to By-Law 10-2021 a by-law to regulate the keeping of backyard hens in the Town of Deep River for a three (3) year pilot project for more detailed information.