Sunnyvale California Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Sunnyvale California Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsSanitation, proximity, noise, zoning, building restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact nameSunnyvale, California - Home Page Contact: Sunnyvale City Clerk: (408)730-7483 Email: [email protected]
    Additional Information(c) It is unlawful for any person to own, possess, harbor, keep, maintain, or permit in or upon any premises within the city any barking dog. “Barking dog” means a dog that barks, bays, cries, howls, or makes any other noise continuously and incessantly for a period of ten minutes within any fifteen-minute period, or intermittently for one-half hour or more, to the disturbance of any other person. The issuance of a citation shall be within the discretion of the animal control officer or other enforcement person. “Livestock” includes all domesticated bovine, equine, caprine, ovine, avian and rodent species. (Ord. 1628-71 § 2 (part): prior code § 5-1.101(h)). remove highlighting ] 6.16.090. Animals near residences. It is unlawful for any person to pen, enclose, or otherwise confine, any chicken, duck, pigeon, or any other bird or fowl, within twenty-five feet of an inhabited residence without the written consent of the occupant of such residence. It is unlawful for any person to stake, tie, or otherwise confine, any animal, except a dog, within two hundred feet of an inhabited residence, without the written consent of the occupant of such residence. (Ord. 1628-71 § 2 (part): prior code § 5-1.409).
    Link for more Information6.04.420 Keeping and maintaining animals or domestic fowl.
    Information Last Updated2010-04-21 10:25:59

    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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