Grazing on residential property

Farm and Hugus off of 9th street, Town Council discuss allowance for grazing

A request by a Saratoga resident has appeared to have highlighted a gap in the municipal code when it comes to temporary agricultural uses on residential property.

At the July 18 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council, Mayor Chuck Davis said Scott Kerbs had asked about letting his sheep graze an overgrown parcel of property along Farm Street between 7th and 9th streets. The property in question is zoned RD7200 which, under section 18.42.150 of the municipal code, only allows horses to be kept permanently on a residential property.

There is an exception if the livestock is being kept for educatio...


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