Peacock declared illegal in Dover,NJ. Help! Any ordinance experience?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by doudini2, May 6, 2011.

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  1. doudini2

    doudini2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    today the earth shook underneath my feet, when after applying for permit to build a flight pen for my peacock, they told me that peacocks are pheasant family, and wild and untamed animals, and the ordinance states you cannot have them in this town. I am not sure what I can do about it, but my Henri is a pet, not a wild animal.
    The only reason they know it is a peacock, is because the secretary on the phone made me disclose who is the flight pen for, and it seems now the whole department knows who I am am and where I live. Otherwise, we would fence in the whole yard and noone would know about Henri.
    Any advice on how to start the appeal?
     
  2. NurseELB

    NurseELB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Geez, I'm sorry to hear that. Maybe you can get Henri 'grandfathered' in, so to speak. [​IMG]

    No Ideas for you, just encouragement! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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