Anyone live in or around Auburn, Maine?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by blissfullchicks, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. blissfullchicks

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    The city is trying to pass an ordinance to "allow" chickens in residential zoning districts... With a limit of 6 birds per half acre. The problem here is twofold - 1.) Most "residential" lots are .18 acres, meaning that most people would only be allowed to have TWO chickens. 2.) The city doesn't currently prohibit poultry, and there are noise/odor ordinances that would prohibit anything (chickens, humans, etc.) from creating a disturbance.

    The City Council is going to be meeting again on the final wording of the ordinance, and if anyone is close by (or even better, in the city), I would appreciate getting some support for this cause.

    Thanks!
     

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