Santa Clarita California Chicken Ordinance
|Are Chickens Allowed in this location||Yes|
|Max Chickens Allowed||depends on lot size|
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|Additional Information||A. Purpose. The following regulations are established for the keeping of small animals such as sheep, goats, dogs, rabbits, birds and similar animals weighing less than three hundred (300) pounds pursuant to Section 17.13.020 of this code. B. The keeping of small animals is permitted as follows: Minimum Square Footage Other Small Animals2 Up to 15,000 0 15,00020,000 3 20,00125,000 4 25,00130,000 5 30,00135,000 6 35,0011 acre 7 Greater than 1 acre 8/acre 2 Goats, sheep, miniature horses, potbellied pigs, poultry (excluding roosters which shall be permitted on lots or parcels of land having a minimum area of one acre) and other similar animals that weigh less than three hundred (300) pounds as defined in Section 8.08.021 of the Santa Clarita Municipal Code. 1. Young animals born to a permitted animal kept on the site may be kept until such animals are weaned (dogsfour (4) months). 2. All excrement produced by said small animals shall be disposed of on a regular basis so as to control flies and odor. 3. Members of FFA (Future Farmers of America) and 4-H (Head, Hand, Heart and Health) may have the above permitted and one additional small animal. 4. Sale of eggs, honey or similar products shall be permitted on lots or parcels of land where the keeping of such animals is permitted. C. A minor use permit is required for the keeping of small animals in excess of the numbers permitted by this section. (Ord. 00-3, 2/8/00; Ord. 01-5, 2/27/01; Ord. 05-1 § 2, 1/25/05)|
|Link for more Information||http://www.codepublishing.com/CA/SantaClarita/|
|Information Last Updated||2011-04-26 00:26:15|
NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here..