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New Castle California Chicken Ordinance

New Castle California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name2954 Richardson Drive Auburn, CA 95603 Recordings - (530) 886-5600 Clerk - (530) 886-5610 Fax: (530) 886-5687 E-mail: clerk@placer.ca.gov Additional Information Link for more Informationhttp://www.placer.ca.gov/bos/ComComNu/NewCasRockGoldHlCemDist.aspx Information... read more

West Hollywood California Chicken Ordinance

West Hollywood California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact nameCity of West Hollywood, 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069 | Tel: (323) 848-6400 Additional InformationZoning ordinances appear to prohibit keepin gof chickens. Link for more Informationhttp://qcode.us/codes/westhollywood/ Information Last Updated2010-04-21 10:36:17 NOTE: This information was... read more

Walnut Creek California Chicken Ordinance

Walnut Creek California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed 3-ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name City Clerk\'s Office 1666 North Main Street, 3rd Floor Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Contact Information: Phone: (925) 943-5818 Fax: (925) 943-5897 Additional InformationDiffering rules based on lot size: 1. Up to three animals, including poultry (except roosters), domestic, or... read more

Sunnyvale California Chicken Ordinance

Sunnyvale California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact nameSunnyvale, California - Home Page Contact: Sunnyvale City Clerk: (408)730-7483 Email: cityclerk@ci.sunnyvale.ca.us Additional Information (c) It is unlawful for any person to own, possess, harbor, keep, maintain, or permit in or upon any premises within the city any barking dog.... read more

Stockton California Chicken Ordinance

Stockton California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact nameLinks: Stockton, California - Home Page Contact: City Clerk: (209) 937-8459 Additional Information6.04.440 Keeping or maintaining hogs, shoats, pigs, or roosters or cockerels prohibited. It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to keep in any sty, pen, or other... read more

Santa Cruz California Chicken Ordinance

Santa Cruz California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed10- ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=1355 809 Center Street, Room 9 Santa Cruz, California 95060 831-420-5030 Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m - 12 noon • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. CLOSED Friday Additional Information24.12.620 DOMESTIC ANIMALS. In... read more

Wilmington North Carolina Chicken Ordinance

Wilmington North Carolina Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions10 square feet per fowl City/Organization Contact nameCity of Wilmington Code enforcement Micheal Allen Senior Code enforcement officer 910.341.3229 Michael.Allen@wilmingtonnc.gov Additional InformationSec. 6-2. Domestic fowl. (a) It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of any chicken or tame or domestic fowl of whatever description to permit such an animal to be or run at large within the... read more

Greensboro North Carolina Chicken Ordinance

Greensboro North Carolina Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZero on lots less than 7000 sq feet, 4 on lots between 7000 and 12000 sq feet, 20 on lots over 12000 sq feet; One animal over six months of age per 3000 sq feet on any size lot Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsCoops and shelters for poultry shall be located behind the rear wall of the principal building. City/Organization Contact nameCity of Greensboro, NC 27401; (336)373-2489 Additional Information30-5-2.63. Poultry and bees (as accessory... read more

Santa Clara California Chicken Ordinance

Santa Clara California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZONING ORDINCANCES APPLY. Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsProximity, zoning, sanitation, and noise ordinances apply. City/Organization Contact namePermit needed for building the coop. Additional Information6.15.010 Keeping of certain animals and fowl – Generally. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any equine animal, any bovine animal, any sheep, hog or goat, any live hare, rabbit, chicken, duck, turkey, goose, pigeon or... read more

Santa Barbara California Chicken Ordinance

Santa Barbara California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZONING ORDINCANCES APPLY. Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsProximity, zoning, sanitation, and noise ordinances apply. City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.santabarbaraca.gov/ Additional Information6.08.010 Raising Rabbits, Chickens and Fowl. A. GENERALLY. Except where two or fewer rabbits, chickens or fowl are kept as pets and not for commercial or breeding purposes, rabbits, chickens and other fowl may not be kept or raised unless in... read more

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