Can someone help me out in Ceres, Ca?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by tj74roberts, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. tj74roberts

    tj74roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe its legal to keep them but not sure on the particulars, ie. how many and distance from buildings and stuff. Thank you. Looked on website but can't find definitive answers.
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might try posting in the "where am I where are you" forum in the CA thread. [​IMG]
     
  3. tj74roberts

    tj74roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I just thought it would be in the Laws and ordinances section.
     
  4. SpringPeeper

    SpringPeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Googled the city ordinances, they have very specific ones for keeping hookbills and pigeons, and say homes cannot be used for 'agricultural purposes' which includes small livestock. Whether or not they consider chickens small livestock seems to be somewhat debatable, I couldn't find where they defined the term, but I could not find anything definitively saying it was currently allowed to keep chickens in a residential area. I hope you can find your answers as more people see this thread.
     
  5. tj74roberts

    tj74roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. There are a lot of people who currently have chickens in town, 3 of my friends have them and I don't think they would break the law. I don't think it is that big of a deal. And my street is actually considered the last residential street on my side of town. Behind my back fence is rural. I think I'm okay and my neighbors have a rooster. But I know they (roosters) are illegal to have in town. I was just curious about it is all and didn't want to draw attention to the subject by calling the city because it might cause a ruckous in our little town. Thank you for your time.
     

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