La Puente California Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    La Puente California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed20 fowl per every 10,000 sq ft of lot area
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes- proximity, building, zoning, and sanitation restrcitions apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional Information10.68.030 Noisy animals prohibited. No person shall keep or maintain upon any premises in any residential or commercial zone in the city, any crowing rooster, peacock, guinea fowl or any other fowl or animal which by any sound or cry shall unreasonably disturb the peace and quiet of any neighborhood. (Ord. 1 § 9116.15(c), added by Ord. 126; March 8, 1960) 10.68.050 Keeping of poultry, rabbits and small animals restricted. No person shall keep or maintain more than a combined total of twenty poultry and/or rabbits and small animals for each ten thousand square feet of lot area in the residential zones. Poultry or small animals under three months of age and not exceeding twenty-five in number shall not be considered in computing the number of poultry or small animals on the premises. (Ord. 1 § 9116.15(e), added by Ord. 126; March 8, 1960) 10.68.070 Compliance with health regulations. The keeping of domestic animals or poultry provided for herein, except household pets, shall conform to all provisions of the health ordinances of the city of La Puente governing the keeping of animals and poultry and in addition no animal, poultry or any pen, coop, stable, barn, corral or grazing area shall be maintained within fifty feet of any residence, dwelling or building used for human habitation; nor within fifty feet of any public street; nor within thirty feet of any portion of an adjoining residential zoned property, except where said residential properties are lots containing one-half acre or more; nor within three hundred feet of any school, church, hospital or public park. All premises upon which animals or poultry are kept and all enclosures, yards, buildings, structures, pens and corrals shall be kept in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition so that they will not cause foul odors, breeding of flies or any way become a nuisance or be detrimental to the health, comfort or safety; all rules and regulations of the health department to this end shall be complied with. 10.68.080 Nonconforming status. All buildings, structures, yards, pastures or other enclosures used for the keeping of animals and/or poultry which were in use prior to the adoption of this chapter shall be considered as nonconforming uses of the land and shall be subject to the provisions of Section 10.76.050 of this title.
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    Information Last Updated2010-03-30 11:14:27

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