Kennewick Washington Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Kennewick Washington Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed3+ with permit
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsSanitation, noise, proximity, and zoning restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact name City of Kennewick 210 West Sixth Avenue Post Office Box 6108 Kennewick WA 99336-0108 Phone (509) 585-4273 Fax (509) 585-4424
    Additional InformationKennewick allows keeping chickens in only the RS (residential zone). Up to 3 chickens, no roosters are allowed. A permit can be obtained to keep more than chickens. CHAPTER 18.12 ZONE DISTRICTS AND STANDARDS 18.12.040: Animal Keeping: In R and HMU districts, dogs and cats of the age of 10 weeks or older, rabbits, guinea pigs, fowl, pigeons, and similar small animals may be kept so long as no more than three of each kind or a combined total of six are kept. All cages, pens, and runs must be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and meet setbacks. Animals and birds must not roam or fly to adjacent properties. Chickens (including roosters) are prohibited in all zoning districts except RS. Animals and birds and their surroundings must be maintained to prevent a nuisance due to noise or smell. An increase in the allowable number will be permitted upon issuance of a Land Use Permit in accord with Section 18.42. (Ord. 5180 Sec. 1, 2007)
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    Information Last Updated2010-04-08 11:25:40

    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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