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Frequently Asked Questions

 
  • Animal Regulations

    • Why did the rules about poultry and livestock in the City change?

    • Can I keep chickens (poultry) on my property?

    • How do you define poultry?

    • Can I keep livestock on my property?

    • Do I need a building permit for my animal enclosure?

    • Can I keep bees on my property?

    • Where can I get a City Animal Permit form? How much does it cost?

    • Who reviews my City Animal Permit?

    • I’m moving, do I need to get a new City Animal Permit?

    • I’m annexing into the City, do I need to get a City Animal Permit?

    • Do I need a City Animal Permit for my dogs, cats or rabbits?

    • What if my property doesn’t qualify for poultry, bees or miniature livestock?

  • Book Club

    • Who is responsible for the books in the kits when they are checked out?

  • Hillsboro Address - Common Questions

    • My address changed. What do I need to do?

    • 97006 is my ZIP code. Do I use Beaverton or Hillsboro as the city in my mailing address?

    • I live on a private street. What will happen with my apartment/condominium complex's unique private street signs?

    • When will Google Maps, Mapquest, and other GPS be updated?

    • Will my apartment number or suite number change?

    • What should I do as a resident or business owner to make this transition easier for me?

    • How will the City of Hillsboro help my neighborhood with the transition?

    • Why is my street name/address changing?

  • Hillsboro Address Project Questions

    • Why does the City of Hillsboro use its own address grid, instead of the grid for Washington County or Portland?

    • How are street name changes determined?

    • When would emergency service providers begin to use the new addresses?

    • How does this change help City of Hillsboro Fire and Police departments?

    • Why is the City moving forward with the address project now?