Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are all closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.
County Offices are also closed on Friday, November 27 while the Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are open. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.
A property owner may raise chickens for their own use if there is a residential use on the property. Keeping chickens for personal use is considered to be accessory to the residential use.
The following requirements apply to keeping "backyard chickens":
Commercial Poultry Farm: The Land Use Code defines a commercial poultry farm as "A facility devoted to the raising of any type of fowl for the sale of birds or their byproducts, not to include hunting clubs. " Raising chickens (or other fowl) as a commercial operation is not a use by right in any zone district in Larimer County. Special Review approval is required before a commercial poultry farm can be established.
If you would like more specific information or if you have a question that's not answered here, please contact the Larimer County Planning Department at (970)498-7679 or send an email.