Can I have chickens inside city limits?

Yes, per code: 17.56.070 (3).

Gnawing mammals such as rabbits, chinchillas, and nutria; and fowl such as chickens, ducks, and geese provided that:

  • The penned animals are kept in the rear yard at least ten feet from a residence.
  • The pens are located no closer than 25 feet to any other residence.
  • Roosters are not allowed within city limits.

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1. Can I file an anonymous complaint?
2. Does the City regulate the height of grass and weeds on private property?
3. Can I have chickens inside city limits?
4. What if a property owner refuses to take care of a violation?
5. How do I report garbage/debris/junk left in the street or the City right-of-way?
6. What if my building is deemed unfit?
7. Does the City condemn buildings?
8. I would like to purchase a building that has been deemed unfit, what do I need to do?
9. How long does it take to abate an unfit structure?
10. What is an emergency abatement?
11. What do I do if my property has a lien or complaint recorded with the Grays Harbor County Assessor?