Greetings and Question for Residents of Jackson County, GA and Oconne County, GA.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AmaraE, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. AmaraE

    AmaraE New Egg

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    Dear All:

    My family and I moved to GA last year and are currently residing in Athens/Clarke County. We moved from the North East and are so excited about the possibility of owning BYCs and further indulging our organic living lifestyle by gardening. Unfortunately, the subdivision we first moved into in Athens prohibits BYCs, Fortunately, we are renting so we are now looking to move once our lease is over - June 2014.

    For this move, we are now looking to buy our own home in a strong school district that allows us to indulge in the lifestyles we crave: a few BYCs and gardening. We don't want to own tons of chickens but we hope to legally keep 4-6 BYCs at a time without neighbors freaking out, feeling that we are breaking the law or being terribly obnoxious neighbors.

    If anyone in this community is familiar with BYC ordinance/situation in either Oconne county GA or Jackson County GA I'd be so grateful if you will kindly help me with the following information:

    a) Is it legal to have BYC in your Jackson County/Oconnee County?
    b) Are there citieis within these counties where BYCs are prohibited?
    c) In cities where zoning laws allow for BYCs, are there any contrainsts with respect to residential home lot size?
    d) Are you aware of any subdivisions within respective counties that prohibit BYC?

    Thank you all for any and all information. Wishing everyone a save and happy holiday season.

    Amara
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Amara, congratulations on your new home, and welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. AmaraE

    AmaraE New Egg

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    Thanks Guys for the warm welcome. I'd check out the local postings as one reply suggested.

    Best,

    Amara
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Best of luck with the move and your future plans!
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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