Project No. R2009-01476 Puppy Mill Ordinance


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County
Document Title
Project No. R2009-01476 Puppy Mill Ordinance
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
county wide
Document Description
The proposed ordinance amendment includes the following: Creates definitions of a boarding facility for dogs and cats and a breeding facility for dogs and cats; The term dog kennels is replaced with the term boarding facility for dogs and cats in the A-2 and M-1 Zones as a permitted use; The term dog kennels is replaced with the term boarding facility for dogs and cats as a use requiring a conditional use permit in the CM Zone; Dog breeding as a permitted use in the M-1 Zone is deleted; Breeding facility for dogs and cats is added as a use requiring a conditional use permit in the M-1, M-1 and 1/2, M-2 and M-4 Zones; The existing limitations on the keeping of the dogs in the Agricultural and Residential Zones are deleted and replaced by limitations for dogs and cats that apply to all zones; Existing approved boarding facilities (kennels) with a breeding facility as an accessory use must stop all breeding activities within 5 yrs of the effective date of the ordinance.

Contact Information

James Bell
Agency Name
Los Angeles County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery
Development Types
Other (ord. amendment)
Local Actions
ord. amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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