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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cjbradeen, May 18, 2016.

  1. Cjbradeen

    Cjbradeen New Egg

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    Hello,

    I am searching for ones who would be interested in helping get the law changed in Hillsborough County to allow backyard chickens as pets.

    My chickens are a part of my family and I love them very much. It seems, though, that the law does not allow them as pets unless property is zoned for agriculture. I live in a neighborhood on 3/4 acre and we do not have a home owners association. My back yard is private and I only have hens. In fact, you wouldn't even know that I have chickens unless I told you.

    Any advice or help in Hillsborough county would be great. I have a friend who has a friend that is an attorney who used to be a judge who can help us, but it will take some money of course. Which is probably why the law hasn't been changed.

    Thank you,

    Cj
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. Cjbradeen

    Cjbradeen New Egg

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    Thank you
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yes, posting on your state thread may draw others in to rally around you. Also people who may have challenged restrictions and had them changed in other towns. Good luck.
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Theres also the "chicken laws and ordinances (and how to change them) forum that may provide you with ideas.

    Best wishes
    CT
     

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