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Law Summary

Residents may not own chickens, but may own up to three turkeys.

Full Text of the Law

Sec. 6.16.020. Keeping of certain animals prohibited.

A. It is unlawful for any person to maintain or to keep any cattle, sheep, goats, swine, chickens, horses or other livestock within the city, except in areas zoned for such use as provided in the zoning regulations. The keeping of such animals within areas of the city not specifically excepted herein is declared to be a nuisance.

B. It is unlawful for any person to maintain or to keep more than three ducks, geese or turkeys, or any combination thereof, within the city in areas zoned for such use as provided in the zoning regulations. The keeping of more than three fowl within areas of the city not specifically excepted herein is declared a nuisance.

(Code 1977, 6.16.020; Ord. No. 718-1981, 2; Ord. No. 1085-1992, 7)




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