Riverhead drops proposal to ban backyard roosters, roadside egg stands after residents cry fowl

The proposed code amendment would have limited the number of hens a person can have on their property to 10.

News 12 Staff

Nov 8, 2023, 10:29 PM

Updated 200 days ago

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The town of Riverhead has dropped a proposal to ban backyard roosters and roadside egg stands on residential properties.
The proposed code amendment would have limited the number of hens a person can have on their property to 10.
Following neighbors' complaints, the town says it will no longer pursue the code change.


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