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.