Lakewood Washington Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 16 per acre Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions 20 ft setback from property lines City/Organization Contact name Community Development (253) 512-2261 Additional Information 18A.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.) Link for more Information http://municode.cityoflakewood.us/ Information Last Updated 2010-06-08 09:30:47
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