Anaheim California Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedone (1) animal per each eighteen hundred (1,800) square feet
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictionssq/ft restrictions
City/Organization Contact namecontact the City Clerk staff at 714-765-5166.
Additional Information18.38.030 ANIMAL KEEPING. .010 Animal Maintenance General. The keeping of animals for domestic, noncommercial use shall be permitted in residential zones, subject to the provisions of Chapter 8.08 (Animal Control, Welfare and License Requirements) and this section. .020 Animal Confinement. .0201 Methods. Animals shall be tethered or maintained in coops, corrals, stables, or by other means of confinement satisfactory to the Planning Department. .0202 Distance. No equine, bovine, sheep, swine, goat or bird shall be kept, stabled, tethered, corralled or confined in any manner within fifty (50) feet of any structure used for human habitation, other than that of the owner, or within twenty (20) feet of any property line, except when kept in the dwelling. .050 Number of Poultry, Birds, Rabbits and Rodents. The number of poultry, birds, rabbits, and rodents shall not exceed one (1) animal per each eighteen hundred (1,800) square feet of the area of the lot upon which the animal is to be maintained; provided, however, that roosters and peacocks shall not be permitted in any residential zone, unless otherwise specified in the underlying zone. If this calculation results in 0.5 or more of an animal, the number shall be rounded up to the next whole animal.
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Information Last Updated2010-03-18 00:00:00

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