Santa Monica California Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredYes
Coop RestrictionsNone
City/Organization Contact nameSanta Monica City Clerk: (310) 458-8211 Email: [email protected]
Additional InformationRoosters are only allowed if they are kept quiet. Noise ordinance dissalows noisy birds. Permits needed for more than 13 birds. 4.12.090 Noisy animals. No person shall permit or allow any animal under his or her ownership, custody or control to bark, yell or cry for more than five minutes in any one hour period. (Added by Ord. No. 2115CCS § 1 (part), adopted 2/24/04) 4.04.270 Proper care of animals. Any person who harbors any bird, fowl or animal within the City shall supply the same sufficient sustenance and proper shelter. (Prior code § 4125) 4.04.050 Sufficient sustenance. Sufficient sustenance is the amount of food and liquid generally accepted as standard for a particular animal, bird or fowl, and in a quantity sufficient to allay malnutrition. (Prior code § 4104)
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Information Last Updated2010-03-18 00:00:00

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