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Elk Grove California Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Elk Grove California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedMust be zoned for Agriculture
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact nameCity of Elk Grove 8401 Laguna Palms Way Elk Grove, CA 95758 Phone: (916) 478-3635 Fax: (916) 627-4400
    Additional Information\"it is unlawful for any person to keep or maintain or cause to be kept or maintained any animal, unless the keeping of such is permitted in the particular district as provided in the Zoning Code. [Ord. 7-2009 §3, eff. 5-1-2009; Ord. 48-2008 §3, eff. 11-7-2008]\" 8.01.030 Compliance with zoning requirements. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this title, it is unlawful for any person to keep or maintain or cause to be kept or maintained any animal, unless the keeping of such is permitted in the particular district as provided in the Zoning Code. [Ord. 7-2009 §3, eff. 5-1-2009; Ord. 48-2008 §3, eff. 11-7-2008]-------------------8.02.160 Cage and pen requirements. No person shall keep or maintain any live animal in a cage, coop, hutch, pen, yard or space which is less than three (3) times as large in floor space and twice (2) the height as the total size of all live animals which may be kept therein, and which is not of sufficient height to permit each animal to stand in a natural erect position. This shall not preclude a veterinarian, any person(s) engaged in showing animals, or animal groomer from temporarily confining an animal in a smaller container for medical, showing or grooming purposes. Violation of this provision constitutes a misdemeanor. [Ord. 7-2009 §3, eff. 5-1-2009; Ord. 48-2008 §3, eff. 11-7-2008]-----------------8.02.170 Sanitary enclosures. A. Every person keeping any animal shall at all times keep cages, coops, runs, pasture, or other enclosures wherein such animal is kept in a clean and sanitary condition, and shall remove excreta and manure there from every day, or as often as is necessary so as not to become a nuisance to any person in the neighborhood. B. No person shall at any time maintain any lot or other premises, or any portion thereof, in the City, upon which any animal is kept in an unsanitary condition. No person shall maintain any such lot or other premises, or portion thereof, upon which any animal is kept, in such condition as to cause the same to be infested with flies or insects or to create any noxious or offensive odors. [Ord. 7-2009 §3, eff. 5-1-2009; Ord. 48-2008 §3, eff. 11-7-2008]------------
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.codepublishing.com/CA/ElkGrove/
    Information Last Updated2010-03-18 00:00:00

    NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here..

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