Beaverton, OR, City Code

Beaverton, OR

Urban Livestock

The city code's public protection title was amended in 2010 to allow for urban chicken-keeping on single-family residential parcels of at least 5,000 SF (Chapter 5.09). The code limits the number of allowable hens to 4; prohibits roosters, nuisance behavior, and slaughtering; and provides standards for enclosures.

Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Topic: Food Systems
Community Type: Suburban
Population Density: 3,000-4,999/square mile
Population Range: 25K to 100K
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Regulation
Jurisdiction: Municipality