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Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by Watermelon123, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. Watermelon123

    Watermelon123 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Hello, I live on the border of Youngstown Ohio and Austintown Ohio. I am NOT in the city. My mother says we are alowed to have chickens but I just don't know for sure. Any responses is helpful.
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you looked into the laws of raising poultry in your area? But normally in the country you can have chickens but if you have neighbors you have a hunch would not like the sound of crowing I'd be careful on owning any cocks (roosters) but I'm sure raising chickens is fine.
     
  3. Watermelon123

    Watermelon123 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I have checked but all I could find was livstock and bees in the city. I do not have any neighbors exept a mini-plaza accross the street and the church that owns my house is a decent walk away (about 350ft from my driveway). My mom says that they won't mind if we give them eggs (the church is kinda failing). It is also a school for autistic kids but, they love my mom. Every year we give them a theripy animal as a class pet for about a month. I am also pretty sure some of the people up the street have chickens, about a year ago we found a rooster in the mini-forest in the back yard.
     
  4. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your County website or courthouse should have a zoning map that shows if you are zoned commercial, rural, agriculture, or residential and the map should have a legend that defines what each zoning area allows. Usually ag & rural are the only ones that allow farm animals but if the other zones do not expressly prohibit chickens they *might* be allowed.
     
  5. Watermelon123

    Watermelon123 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Okay thank you. I just checked and it is labled "business" or "Residental".
     
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