Oak Harbor Washington Chicken Ordinance

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

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowedno limit- ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, noise, sanitation, zoning, and building restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact nameCity clerk Phone: (360) 279-4539 Fax: (360) 279-4507
    Additional InformationAlthough roosters are not addressed specifically in Oak Harbor code, noise resulting from the rooster could violate the noise ordinance.
    Link for more Informationhttp://nt5.scbbs.com/cgi-bin/om_isa...nfo&jump=7.08&softpage=PL_frame#JUMPDEST_7.08
    Information Last Updated2010-07-23 11:51:59

    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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  2. ChiknOfTheSound
    this is inaccurate. according to the municipal code:
    19.08.425 Kennel, commercial.“Commercial kennel” means any lot or building in which four or more dogs and/or cats, at least four months of age, are kept commercially for board or propagation or treatment. No animals, livestock or poultry of any kind shall be kept, raised or bred on a lot except that dogs, cats or other household pets may be kept, provided they are not kept, bred, or maintained for any commercial purposes. Four dogs, cats or other household pets kept in one place or on one lot, over four months of age, would be considered being kept for commercial purposes. (Ord. 1555 § 4, 2009).

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