The Revised draft Chicken Variance Rules-Policy-Procedure is posted for 28 day Member comment period.

The new version is under Members Only at Board Meetings, and also under CC&Rs, ByLaws, & Policies. It will be formally adopted at the July 13 Agenda Meeting, then remain posted for 15 more days of Member Notification.

For those who don’t know, keeping chickens is currently prohibited (as it has been since the founding of CFA) unless one applies for a variance. This document outlines how to do this, and what guidelines shall be followed.

If you have comments or questions, please contact the office via email (, regular mail (21725 Crystal Falls Dr Sonora CA 95370) or phone 209-533-4877.

We encourage anyone keeping chickens to apply for the variance if you haven’t already done so.