Roseville California Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedMax 10 (in combination with other fowl), unless zoned for agricultural purposes. (Can possibly have more with special permits)
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsNo less than 20 feet from any building or property line.
City/Organization Contact nameZoning Information [email protected] 916-774-5276
Additional Information7.36.010 Domestic fowlRestrictions. Except upon premises zoned for agricultural purposes pursuant to the Zoning Ordinance, no person shall keep any goose or turkey, or more than 10, whether singly or in combination, of the following: ducks, chickens, or pigeons. (Ord. 1293 § 1 (part), 1975: prior code § 3.90.) ----------------- 7.36.020 Domestic fowlEnclosure. Any domestic fowl permitted to be kept by Section 7.36.010 shall be kept in a sanitary enclosure, which enclosure shall not be located within 20 feet of any building or property line. (Ord. 1293 § 1 (part), 1975: prior code § 3.91.) ----------------------- 7.25.010 Animal noise. A. No person shall own, possess, harbor, control or keep on any premises, any dog, fowl or other animal, that howls, barks, bays, cries, squawks or makes any other noise so continuously or incessantly for a period of 20 minutes or intermittently for an hour or more as to unreasonably disturb the peace or quiet of any person. (Ord. 4160 § 1, 2004) -------------- 7.36.100 Special permits. Special permits may be granted for the maintenance of animals and poultry not in strict conformity with the provisions of this chapter, if the chief of police or designee makes a finding that because of soil, drainage, prevailing winds, absence of insect life, unusually effective sanitations measures, population density in the area, innocuousness of the animal or poultry involved, or like conditions, the public health and welfare will not be endangered thereby and such animals or poultry shall be kept in a manner consistent with the conditions, if any, imposed in such special permit and within the scope thereof. (Ord. 4705 § 1, 2009.) 7.36.110 Annual fee. There is a fixed fee of $25.00 per year for a special animal permit, which sum shall be paid to the police department. (Ord. 4705 § 1, 2009.)
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Information Last Updated2010-03-21 00:00:00

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