Oakland California Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsNo less than 20 feet from any dwelling, church or school.
City/Organization Contact nameCity Clerk Phone: (510) 238-6620 Fax: (510) 238-3315 Email: [email protected]
Additional Information6.04.320 - Keeping of fowl. It is unlawful for any person to keep any ducks, geese, chickens or other fowls in any enclosure in the city unless the exterior boundaries of said enclosures are more than twenty (20) feet from any dwelling, church or school. It is unlawful for any person to keep, harbor or maintain roosters within the city limit. This section shall not prohibit the activity authorized under Section 6.04.290 of this code. (Ord. 12705 § 3, 2005: Prior code § 3-9.28)
Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/HTML/16308/level2/T6_C6.04.html#T6_C6.04_6.04.320
Information Last Updated2010-03-21 00:00:00

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