Culver City California Chicken Ordinance

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    Culver City California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Noise Ordinance
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsYes
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    Additional Information§ 9.01.015 LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY AT LARGE PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful for any person owning or having charge, care, custody, or control of any pig, hog, cow, bull, steer, horse, mule, jack, jenny, hinny, sheep, or other livestock, including poultry, to wilfully or knowingly permit the same to run at large upon any highway, street, lane, alley, court or other public place, or in or upon any cultivated or improved land owned by any person, other than the owner of such animal, unless the consent of the owner of such land is first obtained. (\'65 Code, § 5-2) (Ord. No. CS-415 § 3.3) § 9.01.020 ANIMALS OTHER THAN HOUSEHOLD PETS; PERMIT REQUIRED; BUSINESS EXCLUSION. A. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, company or corporation to keep or maintain, or have in possession or under control, any animals, fowl or reptiles, other than household pets, in the City, without having applied for and received a permit as hereinafter provided, which permit shall be revocable at any time it is made to appear to the City Council that the keeping of such animals, fowl or reptiles is, or may become, detrimental to the public health, safety, and/or general welfare. (\'65 Code, § 5-3) (Ord. No. CS-415 § 6.1) B. 1. Each duly licensed pet or animal shop, establishment or business shall be excluded from Subsection A. of this Section except to the extent that any such business shall be required annually to obtain and maintain in force a single permit for the keeping of animals, fowls, or reptiles, other than household pets. Such permit shall be issued by the City Clerk upon proper showing that the applicant is the owner of the business and that the business is duly licensed under the applicable City ordinances to conduct business within Culver City. This provision shall not be construed to apply to any person, corporation or business entity other than those legally engaged in the purchase and sale of animals, fowl or reptiles to the general public. 2. Any animal business, as above described, shall make a quarterly report to the City Clerk of all animals, fowl or reptiles, other than household pets, as herein used and defined, sold to persons residing within Culver City and no animal dealer shall deliver such an animal, fowl, or reptile to a purchaser without obtaining accurate information with respect to the purchaser\'s full name, address and exact location where the creature will be kept. (\'65 Code, § 5-3.1) (Ord. No. CS-687 (part)) A. Application for permit. 1. All applications for permits to keep animals, fowl or reptiles shall be filed with the City Clerk, shall be accompanied by a fee of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) and shall state the number and kind of animals, fowl or reptiles as well as such other information required by the City Clerk. Signatures of at least one (1) adult resident of each dwelling or apartment unit within a radius of two hundred (200) feet, indicating approval or disapproval, shall be appended to such applications. Upon receipt of application, a copy thereof shall be referred to the City\'s health agency and Police Department for investigation and report. 2. Upon receipt of said reports, the City Clerk shall cause notices to be posted within a radius of three hundred (300) feet from the address wherein said animals, fowl or reptiles are proposed to be kept, and not more than fifty (50) feet apart. Permit will be granted providing no written objections are filed within ten days and approval is received from the City\'s health agency and Police Department. (\'65 Code, § 5-5) § 9.01.035 ANIMAL ANNOYANCE PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful for any person to harbor or keep any animal, bird or fowl which disturbs the peace or causes annoyance or disturbance to the neighborhood or reasonably interferes with the peace, comfort or repose of any person or persons in the quiet enjoyment of his or their property, by repeated or continuous barking, howling, whining, or making other sounds common to their species, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. and such disturbance shall be deemed to constitute the maintenance of a nuisance. Provided, however, that the prohibitions contained in this Section shall not apply to a licensed kennel owner or hospital or other place in which animals, birds or fowl are kept pursuant to a license or permit issued by governmental agencies. (\'65 Code, § 5-7) (Ord. No. CS-415 § 5-17; Ord. No. CS-24 § 2(d)) § 9.01.045 ANIMALS AND FOWL IN OR NEAR CERTAIN ESTABLISHMENTS PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any rabbits, fowl, or birds (other than canaries, parrots or similar species), within 35 feet of any food establishment, school, church, hospital or any residence or dwelling house, apartment or hotel, or other building or structure occupied for any purpose by human beings. Nor shall any animal or fowl be kept in any sandwich packing or box lunch establishment, bakery, restaurant or lunch stand or within 35 feet of any door, window, ventilator or air shaft of such places. All fowl and animals shall be securely kept within their enclosures and shall not be permitted to run at large at any time. (\'65 Code, § 5-9) (Ord. No. 387; Ord. No. 567; Ord. No. 593) § 9.01.055 KEEPING OF CARRIERS OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to keep, or allow to be kept, any domestic fowl or animal which has a communicable disease of any kind, unless such animal is securely tied or kept confined away from all other animals, fowl, or human beings. (\'65 Code, § 5-11) (Ord. No. 387)
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