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Pigeon Coop Permits

DC Code § 903.1 states:  “No person or persons shall keep or cause to be kept any pigeons within the District, without a permit form the Mayor.”
To apply for a permit, residents must:

  • Fill out an application
  • Obtain a petition signed by fifty-one percent (51%) of households within the radius of one hundred feet (100 ft.) from the loft.
  • Allow Animal Disease Prevention staff to conduct an inspection.

Permits cost $200.00, and are renewed annually.  Call (202) 535-2323 for more information, to request an application, or to file a complaint.

Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8471
Contact TTY: 
711
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 4:45 pm