Sorry, but according to Chapter 5 of the Municpal Code, "It is
unlawful for any person to keep or maintain within the city, or permit
to be kept or maintained upon land belonging to such person, ...goats,
...except as specifically permitted under provisions of this chapter."
Looking through the rest of the chapter, goats are not specifically
permitted. In other words, if there is no exception made for goats
(as there is for swine), then they are not permitted.
Chapter 5 ANIMALS AND FOWL*
5.01.010 Keeping livestock and domestic fowl prohibited generally.
It is unlawful for any person to keep or maintain within the city, or
permit to be kept or maintained upon land belonging to such person,
any cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, geese, ducks, turkeys,
roosters and other poultry and game birds, except as specifically
permitted under provisions of this chapter. (Code 1964, § 8-3.101;
Ord. No. 1632, § 1.)
5.01.020 Keeping of chickens, pigeons or rabbits.
5.01.030 Keeping of certain animals and fowl permitted; permits
required for keeping.
(a)Animals for commercial, industrial or scientific purposes...
(b)Chickens, pigeons, or rabbits...
(c)Swine that, at maturity...
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Davis, CA 95616
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