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Code Enforcement

Grand Junction Police Department
555 Ute Avenue
Phone: 970-244-1593
Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm

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