Lynnwood Washington Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Lynnwood Washington Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, noise, zoning restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact nameCity of Lynnwood 19100 44th Ave W Lynnwood WA 98036 425-670-5000
    Additional InformationC. Keeping Small Animals as Pets. The keeping of small animals as pets shall be permitted as an accessory use; the keeping of livestock shall not be permitted except that an occupant shall be able to keep one animal, i.e., horse, cow or sheep, on a lot having a minimum of 20,000 square feet and an additional animal for each 20,000 square feet additional lot area. The entire square footage of roaming area shall be fenced. Fences must be of such a type and size as to prevent encroachment on adjacent property. Encroachment shall be defined as reaching over, under or through, as well as trespassing or intruding upon, the property of another. Accessory buildings used for housing animals shall be provided, and shall be a minimum of 200 and a maximum of 250 square feet in area per animal, except as allowed by variance, and shall not be closer than 25 feet to a property line. An accessory building for the housing of small animals or fowl shall not exceed 36 square feet in floor area when located on a residential lot and neither the building nor the fenced area for their roaming shall be closer than 25 feet to a property line. The keeping of mink, goats, foxes, or hogs is prohibited. D. Carnivals, Circuses, and Other Temporary Special Events. These uses are permitted if accessory to a school, church, park, or other facility of a similar nature. Such activities shall not be subject to regulation by Chapter 5.30 LMC. (Ord. 2586 § 2, 2005; Ord. 2466 § 1, 2003)
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    Information Last Updated2010-04-29 22:29:09

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