Most Austinites* can earn a $75 rebate on a chicken coop through the City of Austin Home Composting Rebate Program. To qualify, attend a free chicken keeping class in the community. Then apply!

*City of Austin customers who pay the Clean Community Fee on their utility bills and who have not already received a Home Composting Rebate are eligible for the rebate, but anyone may take the class. See the full Terms and Conditions.


Apply for a Rebate

$75 rebate after purchase

Step 1 Take a free chicken keeping class. View the current class schedule and register today.
Step 2

Purchase a chicken coop from any retailer of your choosing.

Step 3 Submit an online rebate application with copies of your receipt or download and print a PDF application.
Step 4 Receive a $75 rebate check from the City of Austin by mail.*
  *Rebate checks will be issued and mailed to the account holder name and address unless noted otherwise. Please allow a minimum of 8 weeks for processing.

See the full Terms and Conditions.

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