Chicken Legality?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by klawfran3, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. klawfran3

    klawfran3 New Egg

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    I am a new member and just started today. I really like chickens and I have been wanting some "easter eggers." I live in Playa Del Rey which is in LA county. I have no idea if they are legal as pets, and everything I look up is a wild goose chase (or should I say chicken :) )

    I know someone who has a rooster as a pet, but they do not live in Playa Del Rey, so I still don't know. if you could please help me in any way, thank you.
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Most likely you'll have to contact your city planning and zoning office.
     
  3. HippieChick76

    HippieChick76 Blossom Backyard Farm

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    Planning & zoning or animal control will be able to help you figure out what is allowed. When I called planning & zoning they gave me the number of animal control. Good luck!
     
  4. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Try searching that on google. I got my questions answered there.

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  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  6. MonsterMom

    MonsterMom Out Of The Brooder

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    Check municode.com - they have a lot of info there
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  10. MonsterMom

    MonsterMom Out Of The Brooder

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    Potential chicken owners should check their city’s zoning laws for livestock, specifically chickens. This information can be found on city planning department web sites or by calling the zoning department. (Laws vary by municipality but many cities in Los Angeles County allow residents to keep a small number of hens, and require that they be kept a minimum of 20 feet from the owner’s residence and 35 from any neighboring residences. Laws around keeping roosters tend to be more restrictive.)

    I got this from;
    http://ucanr.org/blogs/losangelesagriculture/index.cfm?tagname=chickens

    And welcome! Glad you're here [​IMG]
     

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