Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Seminole County approves backyard chicken program

Seminole County approves backyard chicken program

Seminole County is now the latest Central Florida community that allows a limited number of residents to raise backyard chickens within residential neighborhoods after commissioners approved today a pilot program for keeping poultry as pets in unincorporated areas.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Winslow Town Council approves chicken ordinance - Central Maine

Winslow Town Council approves chicken ordinance - Central Maine

WINSLOW - An ordinance that allows residents in nonrural areas to have chickens for personal use was passed Monday night by the Town Council, 5-2, and will take effect in 30 days. One that would allow the same for those in agricultural areas got tentative approval.


Sunday, June 12, 2016

Chicken Ordinance Now Permanent In West Columbia

Chicken Ordinance Now Permanent In West Columbia

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The one year domestic chicken pilot program in West Columbia is now a permanent ordinance. During Tuesday's council meeting West Columbia city council voted 7-1 to keep the ordinance in place. It passed last year, but council had to come back for a vote a year later in order for it to remain.


Friday, June 3, 2016

Pittsfield OKs chickens on residential lot, dry cleaning shop

Pittsfield OKs chickens on residential lot, dry cleaning shop

Posted: 06/01/2016 10:28:32 AM EDT Updated: 06/01/2016 01:04:57 PM EDT PITTSFIELD - A Kittredge Road woman has received a special permit from the city Zoning Board of Appeals to keep chickens in the residential zone - an increasingly common activity in Pittsfield.


Sunday, May 29, 2016

5 reasons chickens make great pets

5 reasons chickens make great pets

Jennifer Naylor Gesick, Journal reporter, lists the five reasons why chickens can make great pets.


Saturday, May 28, 2016

Fayetteville Village Board considers streamlining permit process for poultry

Fayetteville Village Board considers streamlining permit process for poultry

By Hayleigh Gowans Staff Writer Getting permits to raise chickens on residential properties within the village of Fayetteville may soon be a lot easier if a local law to streamline the permit process is approved by the village board.


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Clucks, buzzing coming to a High River backyard near you

Clucks, buzzing coming to a High River backyard near you

Residents of High River can now keep urban chickens and bees, thanks to a bylaw passed by town council Tuesday. The move comes with responsibilities for prospective urban farmers as the town requires training and an annual licence, and insurance is needed if a bylaw enforcement officer wants to see it.