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CHEYENNE - An ordinance allowing city residents to keep chickens on their property has just one hurdle remaining before becoming law, following its approval by the City Council's Committee of the Whole on Wednesday.
HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Hanover County residents are one step closer to being able to keep chickens in their back yards. Thursday night, Hanover County's Planning Commission approved an ordinance that would allow chickens in residential areas. It's a decision resident Steve Chippendale with Dunreath Farm agrees with.
JACKSONVILLE -- Chickens may now come home to Jacksonville to roost, but only after some feathers flew over the issue at a public meeting Monday night.The Jacksonville City Council on a 5-4 vote passed an amended ordinance that reduces restrictions for residents who want to raise a limited number of chickens in their back yards, despite strong objections from several aldermen and citizens in attendance."We have a few people in this community that want to raise chickens, and it's going to
People in Drummondville will soon be allowed to raise their own flock. The city authorized backyard chickens at Monday night's council meeting. Residents still have to respect certain conditions and obtain a permit from the city.
Backyard chicken farmers may seem like a rare breed, but their flock continues to grow. When Vancouver city councillors OK'd backyard chickens in 2010, just 13 people stepped forward to register hens. At least 220 other residents have since taken up the hobby, and with new registrations coming in at a record-breaking pace, impressions that backyard eggs are just a flash in the pan may be overdone.