Lakewood Washington Chicken Ordinance

By interlaaken · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    Lakewood Washington Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed16 per acre
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions20 ft setback from property lines
    City/Organization Contact nameCommunity Development (253) 512-2261
    Additional Information18A.50.160- Animals in Residential Districts A. Peacocks, roosters, turkeys, ostriches, emus, other similar birds, wild, undomesticated or exotic mammals, and cows, sheep, llamas, goats, swine, and other livestock, but excluding horses, shall be prohibited in all zoning districts in the City except AC1 and AC2. Horses and equestrian facilities shall be permitted only as allowed by LMC 18A.30, Zoning Districts. B. Poultry, pigeons, ducks, and similar birds, and rabbits and similar mammals, except as prohibited in Subsection 18A.50.160.A. above, raised for domestic, noncommercial use shall be permitted as an accessory use to a dwelling unit on any lot, provided: 1. A minimum setback of ten (10) feet from all property lines shall be required for all hutches and twenty (20) feet for all pens, coups, aviaries, similar enclosures, and free-range areas. 2. No more than sixteen (16) poultry, birds or rabbits and similar mammals shall be permitted per acre. 3. Aviaries or lofts shall provide a minimum of one (1) square foot for each pigeon or similar bird and shall not exceed one thousand (1000) square feet. (Ord. 264 ? 1 (part), 2001.)
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    Information Last Updated2010-06-08 09:30:47

    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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