Time to change zoning laws in Baltimore county MD

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by the7girls, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. the7girls

    the7girls New Egg

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    Hello. We live in Baltimore Co MD and have "illegal" girls. We applied for the variance and come to find out after spending the money for the variance there is no way we can win because the administrative law judge cannot go against the zoning law anyway and grant permission to keep the chickens. So now, Baltimore County MD residence bound together and lets get this bill passed where we can have our chickens with less than an acre. Email us or post to this thread to let us know if you support this. We need thousands of people who support this! Talk to your family, neighbors, friends, and spread the word. ([email protected])
     
  2. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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  3. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. :goodpost: Definitely try checking out the links Red Barn provided and good luck :thumbsup
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Good luck - hope common sense prevails
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] good luck, Red Barn Farms gave you good advise.
     
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  6. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, the7girls, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined our flock and have my fingers crossed you can keep yours!!! Best of luck to you!
     
  8. LiveLocally

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    New to the cause and discussion, but are you a part of:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/chickenrevolution/646911425335226/?notif_t=group_comment_reply
    or:
    https://www.facebook.com/Baltimorechickens?ref=ts&fref=ts

    I think the Balt County laws are ridic. I am zoned RC-3 which MEANS conservation and ag, but I don't have an acre of land...so I cannot have fowl. I have to apply for a variance. Interesting to know your outcome...

    Meetings are starting, if you aren't already aware please check out the facebook pages and add in your effort!
     
  9. bmorechickie

    bmorechickie New Egg

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    Hi,

    I'm a newbie too! I'm moving to bmore county in a few months from the city and am totally taken aback by the laws in the county. I was raised in Lancaster county where it is second nature to raise your own food. I've seen some FB posts about contacting council people. I do have a connection to councilmen Huff but am interested in knowing more about efforts to gain at least 4 members support.

    You can email me at [email protected] to discuss.

    Ali
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us!
     

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