Clucking Around

Planning commission henpecks proposed chicken ordinance

Taking a short break from discussing short term rentals, the Saratoga Planning Commission held a brief discussion over a proposed chicken ordinance during their April 9 meeting.

Under current municipal code, it is mostly illegal to own chickens or other domestic fowl on residential lots within town limits. One of the only exceptions, per section 18.42.150© of the municipal code, are undeveloped areas in residential zones which are greater than five acres. This section of the code allows livestock on the property, providing certain requirements are met.

At the March 19 meeting of the Saratoga T...


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