Information and help needed to persuade city commission to allow chickens in the backyard

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TJMalone, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. TJMalone

    TJMalone New Egg

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    I live in Dodge City, Kansas and would like to persuade the city commissioners to modify the ordinances to allow chickens in the backyard of residential and all other zoned areas of the city. At present, chickens are only allowed in the areas which are zoned "agricultural use".

    Can anybody guide me to websites that have materials used to promote such an ordinance?

    Thanks.

    Terry J. Malone
    Dodge City, Ks
     
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to Backyard chickens!! I do not know anything about changing the city ordinances, but @redsoxs lives in Kansas, so he might know something about it! I hope you enjoy BYC as much as I have!
     
  3. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] Glad you joined us! As @CuzChickens said @redsoxs is in Kansas and is very helpful so he might be able to help. Have a great time on here!! [​IMG]
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may also want to post on your state thread and see if others will rally round you to gain favorable notice from the city commission.
     
  6. TJMalone

    TJMalone New Egg

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    Thanks for your assistance !
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, TJMalone, and :welcome. Pleased You joined our community! I'm a fellow Kansan but I live a pretty good spell from Dodge. I like Diva's advice about joining the Kansas thread...maybe there are some folks a little closer to your neck of the woods that have some advice. That and the link CuzChickens provided. Best wishes and I hope you get that ordinance changed! Good luck. :)
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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