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Policy Summary

Provides use regulations for poultry keeping and apiculture (beekeeping).

Background Information

State Colorado
Jurisdiction Name Brighton
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Expressly allows something
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

The intent of these regulations is to "to maintain the health benefits of local and small scale food production" Sec. 6-4-900(a)

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"The purpose of these regulations is to permit limited small animal husbandry uses within urban residential environments." Sec. 6-4-900(a)

Includes definitions?
Yes

Sec. 6-4-10

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

"Any violation of this Chapter shall be punishable, upon conviction, as provided in Article 1-24 of this Code" Sec. 6-4-40 and 6-4-30 "Prosecution for violations"

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Chapter 6-Animals; Article 6-4 Animal regulations; Division 10-urban agriculture and small animal husbandry. History: Ord. 2199 §9, 2015