My story on New Milford NJ Patch

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by JeffreyDV, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. JeffreyDV

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    Last edited: Mar 6, 2012

  2. thewarriorchild

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    Hey guys if you could go sign the petition mentioned in the article it would be a GREAT help! This family is close to where I live and it is just a matter of time till someone else has a problem. Please help us make a stand in NJ for chicken ownership.
     
  3. BusyBlonde

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    Signed! Good luck.
     
  4. Baggagolers

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    I think they took the article down. Unless it's just me, but it says page could not be found.
     
  5. JeffreyDV

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    I modified the link to work.

    Thanks,
    Jeff
     
  6. k3llyVA

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    Good luck today! According to the "unscientific" poll that accompanies the article, 93% support you.[​IMG]

    Let us know what happens...
     
  7. JeffreyDV

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    I went to the meeting today and they said they were unable to discuss the matter due to the impending court case. They did allow me to speak. I presented them with more documentation supporting backyard chickens and the 122 signature petition. I will update next week after I go to court.
     

  8. LILCHIKBIGCHIK

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    This is going to court ? Did someone turn you in or what ?
     
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  9. JeffreyDV

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    In September I received a violation notice because the keeping of poultry is prohibited here. I presented my case to the board of health and in January they denied my request to have the ordinance changed. I was given 45 days to get rid of the chickens. After the 45 days expired I received a summons to apeear in court because I have not removed the chickens. I will not remove them until I have exhausted all of my options.
     
  10. LILCHIKBIGCHIK

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    Did someone turn you in ? Or was someone trying to justify there town job snooping around looking for things ?
     

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