Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated California Codes. Health and Safety Code. Division 31. Housing and Home Finance. Part 2. Department of Housing and Community Development. Chapter 2. Policy Activities of the Department.

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Primary Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Health & Safety Code § 50466 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  September, 2019 Alternate Citation:  CA HLTH & S § 50466 Date Adopted:  2018 Historical: 
Summary: The California Department of Housing and Community Development requires each housing development to authorize a resident of the housing development to own or maintain one or more common household pets within a resident's dwelling unit.

(a) The department shall require each housing development that is financed on or after January 1, 2018, pursuant to this division, to authorize a resident of the housing development to own or otherwise maintain one or more common household pets within the resident's dwelling unit, subject to applicable state laws and local government ordinances related to public health, animal control, and animal anticruelty.

(b) For purposes of this section, "common household pet" means a domesticated animal, such as a dog or cat, that is commonly kept in the home for pleasure rather than for commercial purposes.

(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit or otherwise affect other statutes or laws that require reasonable accommodations to be made for an individual with a disability who maintains an animal to provide assistance, service, or support.

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(Added by Stats.2017, c. 791 (A.B.1137), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2018.)

West's Ann. Cal. Health & Safety Code § 50466, CA HLTH & S § 50466

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