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

    blissfullchicks New Egg

    Jun 6, 2009
    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.


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