My Zoning Is Being Changed! (Riverview, Florida)

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by BrattishTaz, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    We just received the news that our zoning is being changed. It will only affect a small area in Hillsborough County. We are currently zoned residential/ agriculture. The change should take place after the final vote (it will pass) in Dec.

    I was not aware of the problem initially but learned that the HOA presidents and residents of the newer subdivisions have complained about the noise and "appearance" of the non-subdivision properties. The old properties are not regulated by these HOAs. The long established residents struck back.

    As of December 12th, many of our properties will have the classifcation of "entertainment" added to our land. Basically that now means that we can tell anyone who complains about our roosters or anything else that they can stuff it. [​IMG]

    I can legally keep my 7 roosters and add a rollercoaster and an elephant if I choose to do so. [​IMG] I don't think we will being hearing much out of the "newbies" in the pretty little subdivisions anymore.

    Moral of the story- Don't move into an established area and try to change the rules. It will come back to bite you. [​IMG]
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Great news! I hope more neighborhoods do something like that.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I can't remember what its like to live somewhere with "rules". I do exactly what I want to do on this farm. If anyone doesn't like it, oh well. [​IMG]
     
  4. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome news!!! So are you joining backyarselephants.com now? [​IMG]
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Can I ride on the roller coaster and feed the elephant? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]




    Sourland has a real problem with newcomers interfering with the status quo. [​IMG]
     
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:Hmmm....not a bad idea. [​IMG]
     
  7. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:Sure, c'mon over! [​IMG] I think this means I'll have the biggest "brownies" around. You can have them fresh off the shovel. [​IMG]
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Top Secret landscaping plans for Brat's... yard:

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    Thank me later, OK?

    Impy
     
  9. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:Oooooooo! [​IMG] I like it!
     
  10. avidhomestead

    avidhomestead Out Of The Brooder

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    Post up some details on how this happened! We're working something similar but just getting started.
     

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