Currently Sacramento city doesn't allow any hens or roos within city limits (the county is legal). My husband's nonproft works on food issues so they've teamed up with a few other organizations to try and change the law. Here's what we are currently thinking about the law containing in terms of specific language: -No person shall keep, harbor or maintain more than six (6) chickens. -It shall be unlawful for any person to pen, enclose, or otherwise confine, any chicken within twenty-five (25) feet of an inhabited residence without the written consent of the occupant of such residence. -It is unlawful for any person to maintain a rooster past age of apparent maturity. We would love feedback on what people think about these constraints. While I'd love to just make chickens 100% legal (no constraints) we don't really see that happening. Do these constraints seem reasonable? Specifically, we are concerned about the last part (the rooster one). Most laws seems to list a specific age (4-8 months, depending on the area), but that seems complicated since some varieties don't show their roo as early as others. What wording would you suggest to work on that?