Carlsbad California Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated Aug 6, 2012 · ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Carlsbad California Chicken Ordinance
    This info is wrong. Carlsbad has NO municode for chcickens. There isn’t anything specific to chickens. The code is 7.04.010 – Offensive odors Noises Insects. It is unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or cause of allow to be kept or maintained within the city limits of the city any animal that causes odor, noise or the gathering of insects which is offensive to the senses of any person when the offended person is situated off of the lot or lots on which the animal is kept or maintained.

    Carlsbad follows the County of San Diego's rules

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed6
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsforty feet from any residence, other than a residence owned and occupied by the person owning or in possession of such animals
    City/Organization Contact nameCity Manager\\\'s Office Contact Info Phone: (530) 757-5602 (530) 757-5603 FAX (530) 757-5666 TDD Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Address: 23 Russell Blvd Davis, CA 95616 Email: [email protected]
    Additional Information5.01.020 Keeping of chickens, pigeons or rabbits. It is unlawful for any person to keep or maintain within the city, or permit to be kept or maintained upon land belonging to such person, any chickens, pigeons or rabbits except as follows: A total of not more than six chicken hens or six pigeons or a combination of chicken hens and pigeons not to exceed the number of six, or a total of not more than six rabbits may be kept and maintained in a clean and sanitary pen or structure, no part of which shall be located less than forty feet from any residence, other than a residence owned and occupied by the person owning or in possession of such animals; and, provided further, that the keeping of such animals shall not create a health or nuisance problem. (Code § 8-2.102.) 5.01.030 Keeping of certain animals and fowl permitted; permits required for keeping. (b)Chickens, pigeons, or rabbits, in such numbers and of such types and under such conditions as will not be detrimental to the health, safety, morals, comfort, convenience or welfare of persons residing or working in the neighborhood of such proposed keeping and will not be detrimental to the public welfare or injurious to improvements in the neighborhood. Applications for such permissive keeping shall require a fee of two dollars and be accompanied by a detailed statement outlining the proposed method of keeping. Following investigation and report by the city health officer, and without regard to distance limitations contained elsewhere in this chapter, the chief of police may issue a permit with such conditions as may be necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter. Such permit may be revoked by failure to observe required conditions. 5.01.040 Conditions for keeping. All animals and fowl kept within the city shall be kept in a sanitary condition and shall not create a health or nuisance problem. (Code 1964, § 8-3.104.)
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    Information Last Updated2010-03-18 00:00:00

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  1. farmingchicks
    The info above city contact info for Davis, CA. Below is the contact info for City of Carlsbad, CA
    Carlsbad, CA
    1200 Carlsbad Village Drive
    Carlsbad, CA 92008

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