<CITY AND STATE> Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 1~No residence or household or other property within the city which is less than twenty-two thousand five hundred square feet may possess or harbor more than eight chickens, none of which may be a rooster.
2~A residence or household or other property which is greater than twenty-two thousand five hundred square feet in area may not possess or harbor more than twelve chickens, none of which may be a rooster.
Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Coop Restrictions All chickens within the city must be kept in an enclosure as set forth in HMC 3.40.200(2). The enclosure must be constructed in conformance with applicable building codes, setbacks, and other ordinances, rules and regulations. The enclosure must be kept in a sanitary condition at all times, to include the removal of chicken manure on a regular basis so as to prevent the creation of a public nuisance. (Ord. 09-11 § 3, 2009). City/Organization Contact name http://cityofhoquiam.com/ Additional Information Link for more Information http://cityofhoquiam.com/code/Hoquiam03/Hoquiam0340.html Information Last Updated This page of the Hoquiam Municipal Code is current through Ordinance 14-20, passed November 17, 2014.
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