Floyd County commissioners are moving to change the zoning law in the unincorporated area to let homeowners with large lots keep a few farm animals for personal use.
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This was part of a continued workshop, Thursday, May 16, on a proposed backyard chicken ordinance commissioners have held. Workshops have been held on two other occasions during planning commission regular meetings.
Ocala Residents Would be Allowed to Raise Backyard Chickens, If Ordinance PassesOcala might be getting some new feathery residents if an ordinance that allows backyard chickens passes. Currently there's a ban on the birds in the city. The ordinance already passed the Ocala Planning and Zoning Commission with a 5-2 vote. Next up, it will go before the Ocala City Council after a period of public comment on June 18.
Chicken about chickensBy Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes board discussed the possibility for placing the chicken ordinance on the May 20 Committee of the Whole agenda, but it wasn't there. The village has been wrestling with the revised ordinance for several months.
Ordinance would scratch out a place for chickens in OcalaThe proposed ordinance would allow up to six chickens housed in a coop with a chicken run in the backyard of city homes. When Amanda Scacchi got four young chicks from a close family friend about a year ago, she never imagined Ocala didn't allow backyard chickens.
Go Electric: Protect Your Chickens from Bears and Other PredatorsAs a growing number of Granite State residents raise chickens, an increasing number of wildlife species are recognizing unprotected poultry as an easy food source. "Fish and Game strongly recommends that the public take a responsible approach to protecting their chickens and other livestock, one that is beneficial to both the state's wildlife and a [...]
Chicken keeping approved in residential zones The Pierce County Finance and Personnel committee approved to forward a recommendation to amend Chapter 240 to allow domestic fowl on residentially zoned parcels. The amendment would also clarify and better define which agricultural uses are allowed in specific zoning districts."This was a big deal...
PERRYSBURG — A council committee is taking the first step toward adding enforcement to chicken zoning regulations.
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By Michael Paul, Staff Writer Jun 6, 2019 Updated 15 hrs ago
Boiling Spring Lakes votes down chicken ordinance, code to remain the same | Port City DailyBOILING SPRING LAKES - Boiling Spring Lakes Commissioners denied adopting a new "keeping of animals" ordinance amendment by a 4-1 vote Monday. The amendment, approved by the city's Planning Board in March, would have opened up limited chicken ownership to all zoning districts.
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Planners recommend no changes in county rules for backyard chicken coops CLOSE Buy Photo Shawna Lund kisses one of her oldest hens while visiting her flock she keeps in a fenced area in her backyard in Clarksville, Tenn., on March 6, 2019. (Photo: HENRY TAYLOR/The Leaf-Chronicle) As residential rooftops increasingly dot the traditionally rural landscape of unincorporated Montgomery County, so may chicken coop-tops, as long as they abide by existing zoning regulations.
Chicken and ducks in the city? Riverside to vote on new ordinance The current ordinance allows residents to have chickens if they live in a single-family home and have more than an acre and a half. The new ordinance was written because residents commented that it was expensive for children to participate in 4-H programs because they cannot raise chickens or ducks at home.
If You're Thinking of Raising Chickens, Take This Free Class First From House Beautiful If you've always dreamed of setting up the perfect little chicken coop in your backyard and naming your adorable first pair of hens Thelma and Louise (okay, I've obviously thought about this) but haven't got a clue where to start, you're in luck.
How to Stop Chickens From Pecking Each Other in 3 Easy Steps - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites Have you ever wondered what goes through a chicken's mind? Wouldn't it be helpful if they could say, "My feathers are itchy!" or "I'm bored!"? Though humans and hens don't speak the same language, simple changes can help backyard flock conversations go smoothly and provide answers to common flock owner questions like, how to stop chickens from pecking each other.
Our West Virginia 'pioneers' prepare for the arrival of their baby chicks in the latest installment of Atlanta to Appalachia.
Franklin revises rules for backyard chickensFRANKLIN -- The size of backyard chicken flocks will be limited and fowl will no longer be allowed to roam under an ordinance change enacted Tuesday by the Borough Council. The changes to the animal ordinance come in the section that deals with chickens, ducks and other domesticated poultry and fowl, and the rabbit section.