We got our approval letter today!!

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by KatherineNaomi, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. KatherineNaomi

    KatherineNaomi Out Of The Brooder

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    Our small village is not zoned for chickens so we applied for a zone variance, argued our case and just received our approval letter today!! Thank you so much to all of you for the wonderful information on this site. I was able to submit paperwork citing the pros of chicken ownership and how we would alleviate potential concerns. When I went for the public hearing everything they were concerned about had already been addressed on my sheet! We'll start building our coop this fall and get our chicks in the spring. Can't wait!! :)
     
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  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and Welcome to BYC!
    Wow, how fun! Hope you have fun with your chickens when you get them!
     
  3. KristinaE

    KristinaE Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations! :)
     
  4. jacksonnotary

    jacksonnotary Out Of The Brooder

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    :D Very happy for you!
     
  5. chicki55

    chicki55 New Egg

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    OH Congratulations! Would it be possible for me to get a copy of the letter you submitted since it was successful. I am fighting my own battle with my city and I would like to use it as a model for the letter I am writing, particularly to address the objections they have. How could I get a copy?
    Thanks so much, Chicki55
     
  6. KatherineNaomi

    KatherineNaomi Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are screenshots of the PDF file. I pretty much copied and pasted info from links I found here. I tried to keep it short so they'd read it all. Hope this helps. Good luck!!


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  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Congratulations! Very nice letter, well thought out.
     
  8. lindsey8980

    lindsey8980 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow great letter ! I may send it to my local council!
     

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