In partnership with Colorado State University’s Extension office, Larimer Humane Society assists community members in preparing to raise urban agriculture while following applicable laws and guidelines. Failure to meet these requirements may result in a fine.

Fort Collins residents interested in owning goats must:

If you are interested in raising goats within the city limits of Fort Collins, please contact Bill Porter, Director of Animal Protection & Control, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 530-2954 to begin the process.

Fort Collins residents interested in owning chickens or ducks must:

Applicants will:

Helpful Information for Owning Urban Agriculture



For more resources related to owning urban agriculture, visit Colorado State University’s Extension website.