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Salt Lake County Utah Chicken Ordinance

Salt Lake County Utah Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 50
Roosters Allowed No
Permit Required No
Coop Restrictions No closer than 40 feet to another dwelling
City/Organization Contact name http://www.animalservices.slco.org/html/SLCountyOrd.html
Additional Information Found at http://planning.utah.gov/Index_files/PDFs/slcounty19.48.pdf 19.48.040 Lot area. In the A-1 zone, the minimum lot area for any dwelling, school, church, greenhouse, aviary or apiary, or for the keeping of animals and fowl for family food production, shall be ten thousand square feet. The minimum lot area for any fowl, poultry, rabbit, fish, chinchilla, beaver, nutria or frog farm, or for raising or grazing horses, cattle, sheep or goats (except as permitted for family food production), or for packing or storage plants, shall be one acre. The minimum lot area for radio and television transmitting and relay stations and towers shall be four acres or more, such additional area to be sufficient to permit the placement of towers in such a manner that side clearance in every direction from each and every tower shall be equal to or greater than the height of the tower. Also found at http://library5.municode.com/default-test/DocView/16602/1/38?hilite=family;families;food;foods;production;productions;#0-0-0-5333 19.04.235 Family food production. \\\"Family food production\\\" means the keeping of not more than two cows, two sheep, two goats, twenty rabbits, fifty chickens, fifty pheasants, ten ducks, ten turkeys, ten geese and twenty pigeons, provided that an additional number of animals equal to two times the number listed above, and an additional number of fowl equal to five times the number listed above may be kept for each one-half acre of the lot over and above the minimum number of square feet required for a single-family residential lot in the zone, and provided that not more than three of the above-listed kinds of animals and fowl are permitted at any one time on any lot smaller than one-half acre. (Prior code § 22-1-6(30)) Found at http://library5.municode.com/default-test/template.htm?view=document&doc_action=setHitDoc&doc_hit=1 19.76.240 Animal and fowl restrictions. No animals or fowl shall be kept or maintained closer than forty feet from any dwelling on an adjacent parcel of land, and no barn, stable, coop, pen or corral shall be kept closer than forty feet from any street, except that in the R-2-10C residential zone, no corral or stable for the keeping of horses may be located closer to a public street or to any dwelling on an adjacent parcel of land than one hundred feet. ((Part) of Ord. passed 12/15/82: prior code § 22-2-16)
Link for more Information http://www.animalservices.slco.org/html/SLCountyOrd.html
Information Last Updated 2010-03-18 00:00:00

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