Help, our council is looking at our ordinence

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by lilwhispers, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. lilwhispers

    lilwhispers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our council is looking at maybe changing our animal ordinence at present they are looking to allow rabbits but not chickens. We had a Hiline hatchery come in a couple of years ago so it sounds like they might be a reason for the council to still ban chickens. Please send me any info, sample ordinences,etc. so that I may have some info to back up the argument for chickens. One of the articles I read in our newspaper said that rabbits don't cause illnesses and chickens do, I don't believe that.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. k3llyVA

    k3llyVA Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi- I'm from Arlington Va, where we are trying to change our zoning ordinances to allow for backyard hens. I'm involved with a group called The Arlington Egg Project- check out their website for lots of good information and ideas on how it can be done!

    http://www.arlingtoneggproject.org

    Here are some more links from BYC that should help get you started:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/316045/direct-links-to-help-you-change-your-local-chicken-l-o-r-e

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...eventually-led-to-a-new-law-allowing-chickens

    Good luck!
     
  3. lilwhispers

    lilwhispers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks K3llyva i will use that info.
    It is on the agenda for the next meeting in 2 weeks. Anyone else have additional ideas?
     

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