Los Altos California Chicken Ordinance

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    Los Altos California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed1 chicken per 1000ft2 of lot area
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionspermanent enclosure placement specifications
    City/Organization Contact nameLos Altos City Hall One North San Antonio Road Los Altos, CA 94022 Tel: (650) 947-2700 Fax: (650) 947-2731
    Additional InformationTitle 5.10.010 A3.A maximum of one small animal, including pigeons, ducks, geese, chickens, peafowl, rabbits, and other animals of a similar nature, shall be allowed for each one thousand (1,000) square feet of lot area. 5.10.020 B3. Unless the area of confinement contains two thousand (2,000) square feet or more, no animal may be permanently confined within ten (10) feet of a rear or side property line, excepting the less restrictive five foot setback along a secondary street property line of a corner lot as set forth in subsection (B)(2) of this section. There are some variations in this ordinance based on attached homes e.g. condos, rowhomes etc.
    Link for more Informationhttp://library2.municode.com/default-now/home.htm?infobase=16460&doc_action=whatsnew
    Information Last Updated2010-03-29 19:42:21

    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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