City Chickens: Help Getting Around Lansing's Codes

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by AnnaK, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. AnnaK

    AnnaK New Egg

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    Hi, I live downtown Lansing, and can't quite get used to the idea of 'no chickens'. I want chickens!! And I am determined to find a way to do it, so if you or someone you know lives in the city limits of Lansing, MI, please email me or post and let's talk Operation Evasive Fowl! I have a large yard, with lots of shade and sun, and a garden, and lots of experience, and have already researched as much as I can online. I can't find anything that says I can't keep anything as a pet, minus a cow or a horse or other large livestock, so I'm thinking yeah! Send me some comments!!![​IMG]
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I believe that there are a few members here who have been able to change their city rules on keeping chickens. Might do a search for "city chickens ordiance" or permeations of that to see if you can't find their stories.

    Either that get them and don't tell.
     
  3. rufus

    rufus Overrun With Chickens

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    Just do it, and keep quiet about it. Keep them out of sight. I have an eight foot wall around my backyard. My neighbors are aware of my chickens, but since they are all here illegally, they are not going to say anything.

    Rufus
     

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