Palo Alto California Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 6 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions Proximity, sanitation, noise, and zoning restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Livestock and other animals
You'll need a permit to keep any type of livestock, including horses, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, and turkeys in Palo Alto. Geese, roosters, guinea hens, and peacocks are not allowed, except in areas zoned for agriculture or open space. There are special provisions for keeping more than six chickens, in addition to these rules. Check with the Superintendent of Animal Services for poultry livestock permits.
Link for more Information http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/pol/news/details.asp?NewsID=230&TargetID=84 Information Last Updated 2012-05-16 12:39:13