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All cats and dogs in Fremont require a license. Permits are for owners that have more animals than allowed with just a license. Permits also cover animals such as goats, small animals, chickens, and other birds.
A pet owner may keep up to two dogs, or four cats. If you have both cats and dogs, you can have up to two dogs and three cats. You must get a permit for more animals. ( Fremont Municipal Code 6.10.010)
A pet owner may keep up to 6 small animals. Some examples include birds, hamsters, guinea pigs, mice, rats, reptiles, and amphibians. Small animals must be under 50 pounds and be legal to keep in California. You may not keep any more than 6 small animals. (Fremont Municipal Code 6.10.020)
On residential properties with an area of more than 6000 square feet, a pet owner may keep a total of six: chickens, rabbits, pigeons, and doves, without a permit. More animals require a permit. On real property zoned residential with an area of less than 6,000 square feet, a pet owner may not keep chickens and may only keep a maximum of two rabbits, pigeons or doves.
A maximum of two species of those animals allowed under this section may be kept on one lot. (Fremont Municipal Code 6.10.040)