§ 12.116  FARM POULTRY AND FARM ANIMALS.
   (a)   Limitation on the number of and .
      (1)    of , such as, but not limited to, horses, cattle, goats, sheep, llamas, potbellied pigs, and pigs, shall have at least one acre per animal.
      (2)   Reserved.
      (3)    of one acre lots may have four hen chickens, meeting all of the requirements set forth in § 12.115, or , such as, but not limited to, ducks, geese, turkeys, pigeons, swans and doves, and shall have no more than four meeting the requirements of this section.
      (4)   The types and numbers of animals in subsections (a)(1) and (a)(3) or a combination thereof or in addition to four household or . For example a one acre property able to meet all regulations set forth in city code may have one , four or four chickens and four .
   (b)   Three or more dwelling unit properties. and are not allowed on properties with three or more dwelling units.
   (c)   No slaughtering. The slaughter of and is prohibited on residentially used or zoned properties.
   (d)   No roosters. No shall keep roosters, or adult male chickens, on any property within the city.
   (e)   No cockfighting. Cockfighting is specifically prohibited within the city.
   (f)   Ownership occupancy. The of the and shall live in the dwelling on the property.
   (g)   No breeding. The raising of and for breeding purposes is prohibited on residentially used or zoned properties.
   (h)   No or in dwellings or garages. and shall not be kept inside of a dwelling or garage.
   (i)    and requirements for . shall be properly protected from the weather and predators in a or , and have access to the outdoors in an or fenced area. The and/or shall meet all of the following requirements:
      (1)   Applicable building and zoning requirements of Chapters 15, 19 and 21;
      (2)   Setback for and for , is a minimum of 100 feet from any lot used residentially or platted for future residential use and 150 feet from any dwelling on a neighboring lot;
      (3)   The shall be situated closer to the dwelling than to any of the neighboring dwellings;
      (4)    and must not be located in the front yard and must not be located closer to a property line along a street than the principal structure is from the same street unless setback at least 50 feet from the property line adjacent to the street;
      (5)   Screening from abutting residentially used properties and streets in the form of a solid privacy fence of at least four feet in height constructed according to the fence standards of § 21.301.08 shall be provided for the and ;
      (6)   A shall not exceed 120 square feet in size and shall not exceed six feet in height;
      (7)   An or fenced area for shall not exceed 20 square feet per bird and shall not exceed six feet in height and shall have protected overhead netting to prevent attracting predators and other animals running ;
      (8)   An or fenced area may be constructed with wood and/or woven wire materials that allow to contact the ground; and
      (9)   Constructed in a workmanship-like manner to deter rodents and predators
   (j)    and requirements for . shall be properly protected from the weather and predators in a , barn or , and have access to the outdoors in an or fenced area. The and/or shall meet all of the following requirements:
      (1)   Applicable building and zoning requirements of Chapters 15, 19 and 21. are considered accessory buildings and must meet all city code standards for accessory buildings including size, height, setback and number limitations;
      (2)   Setback for , or barns, for is a minimum of 100 feet from any lot used residentially or platted for future residential use and 150 feet from any dwelling on a neighboring lot;
      (3)   Setback for , or fenced areas, for is a minimum of 50 feet from any lot used residentially or platted for future residential use and 100 feet from any dwelling on a neighboring lot;
      (4)    shall be situated closer to the dwelling than to any of the neighboring dwellings.
      (5)    , and fenced area must not be located in the front yard and must not be located closer to a property line along a street than the principal structure is from the same street unless setback at least 50 feet from the property line adjacent to the street;
      (6)   Screening from abutting residentially used properties and streets in the form of a solid privacy fence of at least four feet in height constructed according to the fence standards of § 21.301.08 shall be provided for the and ;
      (7)   Constructed in a workmanship like manner to deter rodents and predators; and
      (8)   The shall be winterized to protect the animals in cold weather.
   (k)   Prevention of nuisance conditions. shall care for and in a humane manner and shall prevent nuisance conditions by ensuring the follow conditions are met:
      (1)   The and are maintained in , and in a and sanitary manner free of vermin and objectionable odors;
      (2)   Feces and discarded feed is regularly collected and stored in a leak-proof container with a tight-fitting cover to prevent nuisance odors and the attraction of vermin until it can be disposed properly;
      (3)    and feed stored in leak-proof containers with a tight-fitting cover to prevent attraction of vermin;
      (4)   Feces, discarded feed and dead and shall not be composted;
      (5)    and shall be secured inside of a from sunset to sunrise each day to prevent nuisance noise and attracting predators; and
      (6)    and shall remain in the or at all times and shall not run .
(Ord. 2010-28, passed 11-1-2010; Ord. 2015-18, passed 6-22-2015; Ord. 2017-38, passed 11-6-2017)