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CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO <br />ORDINANCE NO. r <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, ADDING SECTION <br />9.20. 100 TO ALLOW ANY RESIDENCE TO HAVE UP TO SIX CHICKENS; <br />PROVIDING STANDARDS FOR THE KEEPING OF SAME; ADDING SECTION <br />9.20.110 REGARDING BEES; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; <br />PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS <br />ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE IS EFFECTIVE. <br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: <br />The following Sections 9.20. 100 and 9.20.110 are hereby adopted: <br />9.20. 100 Chickens. Notwithstanding any of the provision of this chapter, the keeping of <br />not more than six (6) domestic hen chickens (but no roosters) is permitted within the rear yard of <br />any single family dwelling or duplex located in a residential zone, provided the following <br />requirements are observed; <br />(1) Such hens shall not be slaughtered on the premises or raised or sold for slaughter <br />or pecuniary gain or profit. <br />(2) For the purposes of this subsection, the term "rear yard" means a residential yard <br />lying between the rear lot line and the nearest foundation line of the main building <br />and extending across the full width of the lot. In the case of a corner lot where the <br />building fronts on a side street, the rear yard may be established from the rear of <br />the house to the side property line. <br />(3) Chickens shall be kept in an enclosed area within fences, corrals, barns, pens, <br />coop, or other similar enclosure which shall serve to contain them, both on the <br />sides and from flying out the top. <br />(4) Chickens enclosures must comply with setback requirements. <br />(5) Chickens shall be kept so as to not cause adverse impacts on neighboring <br />properties. This includes, but is not limited to, such impacts as odor, noise, <br />drainage, erosion, and insects. The presence of such impacts can constitute a <br />public nuisance that the City may cause to be abated. <br />9.20.110 Bees. Bees shall not be considered "Animals" or "Livestock" as defined in this <br />Chapter and the keeping of the same shall be governed by the provisions of this Code regarding <br />nuisances. <br />Ordinance. Page 1 <br />chubbuck010913 chicken crd.wpd <br />