The Law & Constitution

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Question of the Day

My neighbors keep a rooster in their backyard. Is this legal?
 
No. The Salinas Municipal Code  prohibits any fowl or livestock to be kept as pets. This includes pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, etc. Roosters are especially bothersome because of the noise they create and the fact they are sometimes used for cockfights and gambling.
 
How many pets am I allowed to have at my house?
 
Salinas City residents are allowed to have four pets per household. This includes any combination, such...

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