Saturday, September 17, 2016

Palos Hill revamps chicken ordinance

Palos Hill revamps chicken ordinance

Residents wanting chickens in their Palos Hills backyards face some new restrictions under a revamped ordinance that attempts to ensure the birds don't annoy neighbors and are in safe and sanitary sites. The revised chicken ordinance, which replaces a similar law passed late last year, calls for a limit of four chickens per backyard and allowed only on single-family lots.


Thursday, September 15, 2016

Fayetteville approves keeping backyard chickens


Fayetteville approves keeping backyard chickens

FAYETTEVILLE, NY- The village of Fayetteville has approved allowing residents to keep chickens as long as they have been approved for a permit. The village has been considering the measure since May, after several residents asked if they could keep backyard chickens.

Rochester resident can keep chickens, turkeys on property

Rochester resident can keep chickens, turkeys on property

ROCHESTER - A village resident can keep three hens and three turkeys on his property for part of the year. The Rochester Village Board on Monday approved a request from resident Rob Fontaine, 35312 Washington Ave. (Highway D), to keep several chickens and turkeys on his 1.75 acre lot.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Lorain Council gives seal of approval to chickens

Lorain Council gives seal of approval to chickens

LORAIN - James and Camden Norton get up every morning and tend to their chickens as father and son. They collect eggs, clean the coop and make sure the 20 animals are fed. And then Camden, 10, leaves his house on Carrie Drive in South Lorain to head to school.
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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Lewiston Council Votes to Allow Backyard Chickens

Lewiston Council Votes to Allow Backyard Chickens

PORTLAND, Maine - After a City Council vote Tuesday night, Lewiston will be joining several other cities in Maine that allow backyard chickens in their more urban residential zones. Bangor prohibits chickens except in the city's rural residence and agricultural zones.


Friday, August 26, 2016

Chickens and goats are now allowed in La Plata

Chickens and goats are now allowed in La Plata

Move over, man's best friend - La Plata residents are now officially able to own chickens as pets. On Aug. 23, the La Plata Town Council approved an ordinance concerning prohibited animals, which now allows a certain number of female chickens with an approved permit and even allows goats for a limited duration under certain conditions.


Thursday, August 4, 2016

New ordinance allows chickens in backyard

New ordinance allows chickens in backyard

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