You can keep roosters in Ashhurst, Bunnythorpe, Linton and Longburn, or if you hold a valid permit issued under the bylaw. This means that if you want to keep a rooster in the urban area of Palmerston North, you need a permit from the Council.
You're able to keep other types of poultry such as hens, pigeons and ducks, so long as they're properly housed.
Your poultry house must:
If you let your poultry range instead of confining them to a run, you must have a secure boundary fence to keep them inside your property.