A Public Hearing on the following amended Ordinance will be held before the Ordinance Committee on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, City Hall, Cranston, R.I. pursuant to Section 3.12 of the Charter, in accordance with the RI General Laws Chapter 45-24-53 for the purpose of considering the following items listed on the agenda. Remote participation is also available by using the logon information provided below as posted on the City’s website at www.cranstonri.gov and Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.ri.gov.
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Matthew Reilly, Chair
Acting City Clerk
AMENDED ORD. 9-21-04 IN AMENDMENT OF TITLE 6.08 TO THE CODE OF THE CITY OF CRANSTON, 2005 ENTITLED “ANIMALS” (ROOSTERS PROHIBITED)
*As amended in Committee 10/14/2021
**As amended by City Council 10/25/2021
It is Ordained by the City of Cranston City Council as follows:
Section 1. Section 6.08.300 is hereby added to Title 6, “Animals”, by including the following:
6.08.300– Roosters Prohibited.
A. The keeping of any roosters is strictly prohibited. This provision of this section shall be strictly enforced *except for activities protected by the Right to Farm Act codified in RIGL Section 2-23-1 et. Seq., the keeping of any roosters is strictly prohibited**except for the following:
(1) Activities protected by the Right to Farm Act codified in RIGL Section 2-23-1 et Seq.; and
(2) for non-designated farms that are owner occupied and a minimum of two acres, a single rooster shall be allowed on the condition that said rooster be contained within a fenced area, house, or coop that is at least one hundred fifty feet from the nearest property line and at least two hundred fifty feet from the nearest neighboring residential house.
B. This provision of this section shall be strictly enforced.
Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon its final adoption.
Sponsored by Councilwoman Renzulli
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