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Bend Oregon Chicken Ordinance

Bend Oregon Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 4
Roosters Allowed No
Permit Required Yes
Coop Restrictions 25 feet from any exterior lot line
City/Organization Contact name http://www.ci.bend.or.us/online_forms_and_documents/bend_code_laws.html City of Bend, Oregon 710 NW Wall Street Bend, Oregon 97701 (541) 388-5505
Additional Information Up to four chickens is allowed with a $104 annual permit. Chapter 3.6 Special Standards for Certain Uses I. Keeping Farm Animals The purpose of this section is to regulate the raising and breeding of farm animals on residential lots within the City of Bend. These activities are considered to be accessory uses and require a Type I Permit subject to the following standards. 1. Types of animals allowed. a. One (1) horse shall have a corral or pasture with a usable area of at least 7,500 square feet; and for each additional horse, an additional 5,000 square feet is required. b. Cows, goats, sheep, swine or other livestock shall not be kept on any parcel or lot with an area less than 5 acres. c. No more than four (4) rabbits and/or chickens are permitted on parcels and lots greater than 6,000 square feet. (7) Keeping of Livestock. The Hearings Body may authorize the keeping of livestock as a Conditional Use in an \"R\" Zone subject to the following standards: (a) One horse shall have a corral or pasture with a usable area of at least 7,500 square feet; two horses, at least 10,000 square feet; and for each additional horse, at least 5,000 square feet. (b) Cows, goats, sheep, swine, fowl or other livestock shall not be kept on any parcel of land with an area less than five acres. (c) No enclosure for houses, cows, goats, sheep, swine or other livestock shall be located closer than 25 feet to a dwelling. (d) Fences erected in connection with the keeping of livestock shall be of lumber, or other solid material, shall be kept in good repair, and shall be at least 4 feet in height. Fences shall not be made of barbed wire. A fence shall meet the setback requirements of the zone.
Link for more Information http://www.ci.bend.or.us/online_forms_and_documents/bend_code_laws.html
Information Last Updated 2010-04-08 10:29:26

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