Leavenworth Washington Chicken Ordinance

By ReiMiraa · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. ReiMiraa
    Leavenworth Washington Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop Restrictionsdistance from structures and property lines
    City/Organization Contact nameLeavenworth City Hall 700 Highway 2 / PO Box 287 Leavenworth, WA 98826 Phone 509-548-5275 / Fax 509-548-6429
    Additional Information6.16.040 Permit conditions. Permits referred to in LMC 6.16.030 may be applied for in writing on a form to be provided by the city clerk-treasurer. Any permit to keep such animals shall be granted only upon a showing by the applicant that appropriate provisions have been made for sanitation, care, caging and odor control. All accessory structures used for the purposes of housing or keeping animals and fowl permitted shall be set back a distance of 10 feet from the applicant’s property line. No accessory building, structure or pen shall occupy any portion of a front yard, or be within 20 feet of a public right-of-way. Permits may be granted by the mayor or the mayor’s designee. In the event a permit is denied, the applicant may appeal the denial to the city council within 10 days of denial. The city council shall schedule the hearing on the denial for the next regular city council meeting and may affirm or reverse the denial. [Ord. 959 § 2, 1994; Ord. 747 § 4, 1984.] I can not find where the specific number of hens allowed are, I have heard that might be 5 hens.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.codepublishing.com/wa/Leavenworth/index.html
    Information Last Updated2010-03-18 00:00:00

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