Ridgefield, Washington - Updated 5/30-

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by SMan, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. SMan

    SMan In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] Well the latest is Vote won't happen till 28th May [​IMG] after 2 public forums at the scheduled meetings. Then if it passes won't take effect till June 2nd [​IMG], so no more 5/20 chicks more than likely none this year. [​IMG]
     
  2. SMan

    SMan In the Brooder

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    First reading of the new ordinance is Thursday 14 May. The 28th is the final vote and last public comment chance.

    Heres the new ordinance (new in bold) as of right now.

    C. It is unlawful to house any poultry or livestock other than normal household pets within one hundred feet of any residence.
    1. Up to five hen chickens are considered normal household pets. It is unlawful for poultry to make unreasonably loud and raucous noise, or for odor emanating from the rearing of poultry to be perceptible at the property boundaries. Poultry shall be housed a minimum of forty feet from the front property line.
     
  3. SMan

    SMan In the Brooder

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    The new law if final, I will be legal.
     
  4. Lady Henevere

    Lady Henevere Songster

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    Well done! Congrats.
     
  5. KungPao

    KungPao In the Brooder

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    remember, they stay in your garage for a while. I say get them anyway...
     
  6. quiltnchik

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    May 19, 2009
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    Quote:That's exactly what my HOA rules state, and I want to know what a "customary household pet" is exactly. What's "customary" to you, may not be to me, and vice-versa... [​IMG]
     

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