Hello from Powder Springs, GA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chuckschicks, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. chuckschicks

    chuckschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been interested in keeping chickens for several years, but until last month, Cobb County, GA required 2 acres, a $1000 non-refundable application fee plus other requirements in order to keep backyard birds. They finally saw the light and amended the requirements to only a $150 fee and did away with the 2 acre rule. Looking forward to getting my first birds within the month.
    Love the site and look forward to learning a lot.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Wow your county sure tried to keep chicken people away $ 1000 insane!! Is the new lower fee for just a year or a one time deal? [​IMG]
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  6. Bama1

    Bama1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from beautiful DeKalb county, AL
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chuckschicks, and [​IMG]! I think the $1000 is outrageous [​IMG]and even the $150 is exorbitant...ah, bureaucracy!! But I am happy your county is at least being more reasonable about keeping chickens. Good luck and have fun.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Glad to hear about the legislation change and good luck with starting your flock - welcome to BYC.
     
  10. chuckschicks

    chuckschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    One time fee, so I'm good to go. Still looking for a good coop design for my needs, but hope to start within the next 2 weeks.
     

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