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The following table establishes the number of animals that may be kept in conjunction with the provisions specified by Title 7 SMC:

Number of Animals Allowed (Maximum Number of Animals)

Type of Animal

Size of Property (square feet)

< 5,000

5,000-19,999

20,000-39,999

≥ 40,000

Beehive

0

4

4

4

Dog, Cat, or Potbelly Pig

3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 potbelly pig with a combined maximum of 5

3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 potbelly pig with a combined maximum of 5

3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 potbelly pig with a combined maximum of 5

3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 potbelly pig with a combined maximum of 5

Private kennel: 8 plus 1 litter per year.

Commercial kennel: 12 plus 2 litters per year.

Exotic animal

1

1

1

1

Female fowl under 5 pounds

0

5

5 plus 1 additional fowl for each 5,000 sq. ft. over 20,000 sq. ft.

5 plus 1 additional fowl for each 5,000 sq. ft. over 20,000 sq. ft.

Livestock

-

0

0

4 plus 1 additional animal for each 10,000 sq. ft. over 40,000 sq. ft.

Rooster

0

0

0

0

Small Livestock

0

0

4 plus 1 additional animal for each 5,000 sq. ft. over 20,000 sq. ft.

8 plus 1 additional animal for each 5,000 sq. ft. over 40,000 sq. ft.

1See SMC 7.04.050

(Ord. 2193, 2010)

Maximum Number of Animals Per Dwelling Upon Property Developed With More Than One Dwelling

Type of Animal

Type of Dwelling/Property

Dwelling with < 120 sq. ft. adjacent, private yard area

Dwelling located at ground level with 120 – 1,999 sq. ft. of adjacent, private yard area

Dwelling located at ground level with ≥ 2,000 sq. ft. of adjacent, private yard area

Beehive

0

0

0

Dog or Cat

2 dogs or 2 cats with a combined maximum of 2

2 dogs or 3 cats with a combined maximum of 3

2 dogs, 3 cats, with a combined maximum of 4

Exotic animal

1

1

1

Female fowl under 5 pounds

0

0

0

Livestock

0

0

0

Rooster

0

0

0

Small Livestock

0

0

0

1See SMC 7.04.050

(Ord. 2193, 2010)

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