BRIGHTON, Colo. (KDVR) — The Brighton City Council approved on Tuesday a pilot program that will allow miniature goats in single-family detached homes.
The two-year program offers 10 permits through a lottery, which is open until Feb. 28. The lottery drawing will be lived streamed on March 2 at 10 a.m.
Brighton’s Goat Keeping Pilot Program restrictions include:
- Only disbudded female miniature goats will be allowed (24.5-inches tall at withers)
- No more or less than two goats per property
- Goats would be considered household pets and count towards the maximum of four allowed
- Rabies vaccination would be required
- No on-site breeding or slaughter
- Only allowed on single-family detached properties with landowner permission
- Permits required (inspections, test on goat care, waste management plan approved, fee of $100 to
cover the permit review, test and two inspections, and periodic inspections by community
- A minimum lot size of 7,500 square feet will be required