Backyard Chickens

In August 2020, City Council passed an ordinance allowing backyard chickens in the City of Hopkins. The ordinance takes effect August 27, 2020. 

View the Ordinance (PDF)


Apply for Backyard Chicken License

A license is required to keep backyard chickens in the City of Hopkins. 

View the Backyard Chicken License Application (PDF)

Application resources

Completed applications

Applications, complete with supplements and $150 application fee, should be returned to:

City of Hopkins Planning Division
1010 First Street S
Hopkins, MN 55343