Up to four mature cats and four mature dogs on one lot, building, structure, enclosure or premises are allowed. More than 4 mature animals requires a use permit for a cattery or kennel.
Complaints of illegal cattery or kennel are received by Sacramento County Animal Control and Regulation, and properties that do not comply are subject to follow-up enforcement by Code Enforcement.
Household pets other than cats or dogs are not regulated by the zoning code. Domesticated animals kept for pleasure, in a cage, terrarium, aquarium or other confinement within the primary dwelling are not regulated by Code Enforcement as long as they are kept in a safe, healthy and nuisance-free condition.