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To improve the lives of the animals in our care, be timely and compassionate in our responses, educate the public through community outreach and, provide for the health and safety of the citizens and animals of Ventura County.

Rooster Ordinance


Regulation for Rooster keeping in conformance with the requirements of
Article 9, Sections 4494.1 - 4494.5 of Chapter 4 - Animals, of Division 4 -
Public Health, of the Ventura County Ordinance Code

Exhibit 1 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.pdf
Exhibit 2 - Proposed Regulations for Rooster Keeping + Application Form.pdf

Any person or their authorized representative may submit written comments, objections and recommendations to Donna Gillesby, Interim Director, Ventura County Animal Services, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The written comment period closes at 5:00pm on March 7, 2019. The Interim Director of Ventura County Animal Services will only consider comments, objects and recommendations received by this date.