Carmichael California Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedany number kept in healthy and sanitary conditions
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictionsnone found
City/Organization Contact nameSacramento County Municipal Services Agency 700 H St., Room 6720 Sacramento, CA 95814
Additional InformationCarmichael is in unincorporated Sacramento County and falls under county ordinances. Per the county website FAQ: With food prices so high can I keep chickens on my property? \"It depends on the zoning. Chickens for personal use are allowed on parcels greater than 10,000 square-feet in Agricultural, Urban Reserve, Industrial Reserve, Agricultural-Residential, and RD1-7 zones. If you meet these criteria, the County allows you to maintain as many chickens that can be maintained in a safe, sanitary and nuisance-free condition.\" In looking through the Zoning Code (available at the URL above) there is no specific place that states this in these words. Rather it is implied from the section on animals where it states you can keep animals under 75 pounds on 10,000 sqft lots.
Link for more Informationhttp://www.msa2.saccounty.net/dns/codeEnforcement/Pages/faq.aspx?c=Animals&q=15
Information Last Updated2010-03-24 00:00:00
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