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post #11 of 18

This is the zoning ordinance.  Do you have the county municpal code?

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Originally Posted by Arcane Araucana 

Here is the link to the entire ordinances:

http://legacy.co.mohave.az.us/depts/pnz/forms/Mohave_County_Zoning_Ordinance.pdf

It is a large file. And the only place that dogs or cats are listed is under the permitted uses in Section 15 - Residential Agricultural.

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Originally Posted by LareePQG 

This is the zoning ordinance.  Do you have the county municpal code?


I live in the county. There is no municipal code.

post #13 of 18

Even counties have municpal codes.

ETA:  when the CDP is unincorportated, the laws for that area fall back to the county's municipal code.


Edited by LarryPQ - 7/8/10 at 11:06am

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Originally Posted by LareePQG 

Even counties have municpal codes.

ETA:  when the CDP is unincorportated, the laws for that area fall back to the county's municipal code.


I just did a google search. There is only municipal codes for Bullhead City, Kingman and Lake Havasu City. ????

post #15 of 18

All that means the county hasnt posted it online....that or you havent found it yet. 

I checked the big sites already.  Municode.com, amlegal.com, ecode360, etc.  You will have to call the county clerk to get the municipal code, probably.  IN there, you will find what the county defines poultry as:  PROBABLY not as an animal, but a fowl or avian.  THen you can go forward and argue about the "3 livestock" rule.

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Originally Posted by LareePQG 

All that means the county hasnt posted it online....that or you havent found it yet. 

I checked the big sites already.  Municode.com, amlegal.com, ecode360, etc.  You will have to call the county clerk to get the municipal code, probably.  IN there, you will find what the county defines poultry as:  PROBABLY not as an animal, but a fowl or avian.  THen you can go forward and argue about the "3 livestock" rule.


I called the county attorney and was told there is no municipal code - they rely upon the Mohave county Planning and Zoning Ordinances.  The Ordinances have no definition for: domestic animal, poultry, fowl, avian, bird, farm animal or live stock. I'm meeting with a zoning attorney tomorrow. Thanks for all your help everyone!

post #17 of 18
I Live in Lake Havasu City and Prior to moving up here I lived in Wittman and ALL Land was zoned as Agricultural, However when It comes to mohave county it seems as though it is sorta shady as to what you can have and where. I was reading the zoning laws for Poultry, (domesticated animals) It STates : - 30 -
Section 14 REGULATIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL-RESIDENTIAL OR "A-R" ZONE

4.
Private greenhouses and horticu
ltural collections, flower a
nd vegetable gardens, fruit
trees, orchards, dogs and cats as domestic pe
ts, poultry for domestic use. Horses and
cows may be maintained for private use

Now there is NO Limit given, and Doesn't specify city or town or area.. Just in an A-R Zoned area.. which means your lot where you live MUST be zone as Agricultural Residential to have these! Now I have a green house on my front porch only because the darn rabbits kill every thing you plant, I also want to get some chickens for the Eggs, I've read and read and Now I guess its time to find out what my lot is zoned as ... weather I can get them or not. You Might want to see what you are zoned as then go from there. Or just call the city office where you live and ask them. I also had read before a few years back on the City bi Laws For my Town, That you were allowed to have chickens for personal use IF they were kept more than 50 Ft away from any livable Dwelling and none of the neighbors complained about the noise or smell However if they did complain then they would have to go.
post #18 of 18
Bookmark§ 6.20.020 LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CONFINEMENT.
Only where permitted, any person(s) who possess horses and livestock including but not limited to, mules, cattle, burros, goats, sheep or poultry must be kept in a pen or similar enclosure to prevent roaming at large. Any livestock or poultry running at large may be impounded by Animal Control. It is unlawful to cause or allow any stable or place where any animal is or may be kept to become unclean or unwholesome.
(Ord. 12-1078, passed 6-12-2012)


I also found this as well !!
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