Santa Barbara California Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Santa Barbara California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedZONING ORDINCANCES APPLY.
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, zoning, sanitation, and noise ordinances apply.
    City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.santabarbaraca.gov/
    Additional Information6.08.010 Raising Rabbits, Chickens and Fowl. A. GENERALLY. Except where two or fewer rabbits, chickens or fowl are kept as pets and not for commercial or breeding purposes, rabbits, chickens and other fowl may not be kept or raised unless in accordance with the following conditions: 1. No more than fifteen (15) rabbits, chickens or fowl, or any combination thereof, may be kept at any one time on any premises zoned pursuant to Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code as R-4, R-3, R-2, R-1, E-3, or E-2. 2. No more than thirty (30) rabbits, chickens or fowl, or any combination thereof, may be kept at any one time on any premises zoned pursuant to Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code as E-1, A-2 or A-1. 3. No more than one hundred (100) racing or homing pigeons may be kept at any one time on any premises within the City. 4. All rabbits, chickens, fowl or racing or homing pigeons shall be kept in cages, hutches or coops which shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition at all times. Any such cage, hutch or coop shall be located outside the front yard, as that term is defined in Section 28.04.710, and shall be located at least one hundred (100) feet from any property being used as a school, park, hospital or similar institution and at least thirty-five (35) feet from any dwelling unit or structure used for human habitation and located on an adjoining lot. B. ROOSTERS. It shall be unlawful to keep or maintain a rooster. (Ord. 5459, 2008; Ord. 4621, 1990; Ord. 4460, 1987; Ord. 4346, 1985.)
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.santabarbaraca.gov/government/city_hall/municode/
    Information Last Updated2010-04-15 14:11:19

    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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