There are 4 Equestrian Overlay Districts in the city delineated on the city's Zoning map. These districts are located in 4 distinct areas of the city:
- Palos Verdes Drive East
- Portuguese Bend
- Via Campesina
Chapter 17.46 of the city's Municipal Code allows the keeping of horses and other large domestic animals (goats and sheep) within the 4 Equestrian Overlay Districts. The chapter also establishes the regulations for how many animals can be kept on a property, how the animals are to be kept, and the process for obtaining animal keeping permits.