Im trying to broaden our reach for the petition. Im not sure if signing would do any good if your not from my town however I know forms are great for showing up in google searches so Im more or less just trying to direct people where to go if they google anything about our laws. Starting September 15th the city of Indianola is going to crack down on people currently owning chickens in city. At the city council meeting they said it would be too much work to change the city ordinances to allow people to keep chickens in town. We along with other families in town that own chickens are trying to get enough support to show the council it's important to us. This might not be the best place for this but we are fighting hard to keep our families pets/ organic egg supply. If you could look at and sign our petition we would be beyond thrilled. Thank you!! http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/save-the-birds.html We also have a group on Facebook titled save the birds if you would like more information about when hearing will be held. Petition Background (Preamble): The City of Indianola is discussing rewriting Ordinance 55.05 to read, "It is unlawful for a person to keep livestock within the City." Currently reads - "It is unlawful for a person to keep livestock within the City except by written consent of the Council or except in compliance with the City's zoning regulations." Petition: We, the undersigned, call on the City Council to rewrite Ordinance 55.05 to allow poultry to be kept within City Limits with the following regulations: 1. Allowed in residential and agricultural zoning classifications. 2. Birds must be kept in an enclosure or fenced area at all times. Birds shall be secured within a coop during non-daylight hours. 3. No roosters over 4 months old. 4. Not more than twelve (12) of any one or any combination of poultry, pigeons or other fowl shall be kept by any person or persons on any parcel of land less than one acre in area. Legalize chickens in Indianola, Iowa. Indianola, Ia chicken laws, Are chickens legal in Indianola, Iowa.