Palo Alto California Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated May 17, 2012 ·
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    Palo Alto California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed6
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, noise, and zoning restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationLivestock 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.
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    Information Last Updated2012-05-16 12:39:13

    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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