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  • Animals


     

    Household Pets

    • A maximum of three adult cats and three adult dogs (four months or older) shall be allowed. In no event shall the total number of adult household pets exceed six.
    • This does not apply to small animals kept within a residence such as fish, small birds, rodents and reptiles. 
    • Dogs or cats confined in kennels shall be no closer than 20 feet to the nearest house on an adjacent property.
    • Barking dogs should be reported to Mesa County Animal Services at (970) 242-4646 or by e-mail at AC.Dispatch@mesacounty.us

    Agricultural Animals 

    • One large agricultural animal, such as horses, cattle, sheep, mules and burros, is allowed per one half (1/2) acre of land in most residential zone districts.
    • One large agricultural animal is allowed per one quarter (1/4) acre of land in the following zone districts CSR, RSF-R, RSF-E, RSF-1 and RSF-2.
    • All agricultural animals must be fenced so they are no closer than 100 feet from the nearest house on an adjoining property.
    • Six small agricultural animals such as rabbits, chickens, ducks and geese are allowed per one half (1/2) acre or less with 15 small agricultural animals allowed per one half (1/2) acre or more. These animals must be confined by a fence or cage, and can be no closer than 20 feet to the nearest house on an adjoining property.
    • No pigs are allowed within the City limits without a Conditional Use Permit. This does not apply to RSF-R zones.  
       

    Grand Junction Municipal Code/Zoning and Development Code 

     

     

     

  • Junk/trash/weeds
     Outdoor storage and unlicensed/inoperable vehicles
     Storage of trailers/campers
     Animals
     Fences
     Sidewalks with snow/debris
     Smoking
     Wood stoves
     Yard sales

     

  • Need more information about Code Enforcement?
    If you have questions or need more information, call Code Enforcement at (970) 256-4016