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Eureka California Chicken Ordinance

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

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsmust not be within 50 feet of any dwelling, school, church, or hospital
    City/Organization Contact nameCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - (707) 441-4160
    Additional Information§ 91.019 UNNECESSARY NOISE. It is hereby declared to be a nuisance and it shall be unlawful to keep, maintain, or permit on any lot or parcel of land any animal, poultry, racing-homing pigeon, or household pet which by any sound or cry shall disturb the peace and comfort of any neighborhood or interfere with any person in the reasonable and comfortable enjoyment of life or property. (\\\\\\\'63 Code, § 5-1.505) (Ord. 2823, passed 12-15-59; Am. Ord. 337-C.S., passed 4-7-81)----------------------§ 91.020 NUMBER AND KIND OF ANIMALS LIMITED. (A) It is hereby declared to be a nuisance and it shall be unlawful to keep or permit to be kept upon any premises in the city: (1) Any rabbits or poultry except racing-homing pigeons within 50 feet of any dwelling, school, church, or hospital; (2) More than 30 in all rabbits or poultry, except racing-homing pigeons within 100 feet of any dwelling, school, church, or hospital; or, (3) More than 200 in all rabbits or poultry, except racing-homing pigeons, and except by special permit of the Planning Commission first had and obtained, or any rooster over four months old within 50 feet of any dwelling, school, church, or hospital. -----------§ 91.017 INSANITARY CONDITIONS. It is hereby declared to be a nuisance and it shall be unlawful for any person to keep or permit to be kept upon any premises any animals, poultry, racing-homing pigeons, or household pets in a foul, offensive, obnoxious, filthy, or insanitary condition. (\\\\\\\'63 Code, § 5-1.503) (Ord. 2823, passed 12-15-59; Am. Ord. 337-C.S., passed 4-7-81) ---------------
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/eureka_ca/
    Information Last Updated2010-03-30 11:00:58

    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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