Pasadena California *UPDATED* as of 2014

By fargosmom · Dec 28, 2014 · Updated Dec 28, 2014 ·
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    Pasadena - California - Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed10
    Roosters AllowedNO
    Permit RequiredYes - apply with the Pasadena Humane Society - no cost and no site inspection required
    Coop Restrictions
    Chickens can be kept no closer than 35 feet from any neighboring occupied dwelling (other than your own); read details below:

    6.20.030 - Fowls and rabbits—Keeping.

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    It is declared to be a nuisance, and no person shall keep chickens owned or controlled by him or it within 35 feet of any dwelling house or structure used as a dwelling, church, school, hospital or place where food products are kept, stored, manufactured or served to the public, unless such house or structure is occupied by him or it, and not within a required setback as prescribed in the zoning code, or to keep any rooster inside the city limits of Pasadena.

    6.20.031 - Chickens—Enclosure and shelter.

    Adequate enclosure or fencing shall be required sufficient to contain live chickens on the property to prevent escape. The enclosure shall be a minimum size of ten (10) square feet of permeable land per chicken. Adequate shelter shall be required sufficient to protect chickens from the elements, and to prevent wildlife or other predators from gaining entry.
    City/Organization Contact namePasadena Humane Society
    Additional InformationChange of municipal code was initiated and accomplished by BYC member Cynthia Frederick
    Link for more Information
    Information Last Updated2014

    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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