Saturday, December 24, 2016

Backyard chicken fans in Murrieta have something to cluck about

Backyard chicken fans in Murrieta have something to cluck about

Thelma and Louise looked relieved. They no longer have to look over their shoulders while pecking at their feed. No more will they need to worry about disturbing the neighbors with their clucking when they lay their eggs in the morning.


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Newburgh to Allow Backyard Chickens

Newburgh to Allow Backyard Chickens

Historic Newburgh is used to traveling back in time, to celebrate its past but in council chambers, they're only going back on themselves; a short three years ago when chickens roamed the backyard. Fluffy fowls won't be crossing the road in Newburgh, but they could be living in a backyard next to you.
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Murrieta council approves new rules for backyard chickens

Murrieta council approves new rules for backyard chickens

Murrieta council approves new rules for backyard chickens Calliope Clark holds her pet Dump Truck in her Riverside backyard on Friday, July 29, 2016. The Clarks were surprised to find out Riverside doesn't have rules on the books for backyard chickens and the family is lobbying the city to change the code to allow them as pets.


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Smithsburg council votes to allow backyard chickens

Smithsburg council votes to allow backyard chickens

The Smithsburg Town Council Tuesday night voted in favor of allowing residents to raise backyard chickens. After months of discussion and input from residents for and against the proposal, the five-member council voted 3-2 to change its zoning ordinance and permit residents to raise up to five hens.


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

RI City Council approves ordinance allowing chickens

RI City Council approves ordinance allowing chickens

ROCK ISLAND - On a 5-to-2 vote Monday, the Rock Island City Council approved an ordinance amendment to allow for urban chickens. Rock Island now joins Moline, East Moline and Silvis in allowing for urban chickens. Voting for the chicken ordinance were Alds. Joshua Schipp, 6th Ward; Kate Hotle, 5th Ward; P.J.


Friday, October 21, 2016

Penn Hills ordinance makes raising chickens OK

Penn Hills ordinance makes raising chickens OK

Sign up for one of our email newsletters. Penn Hills residents now have the chance to raise chickens in residential neighborhoods. Council has unanimously approved an ordinance long in the making that will allow residents living on less than five acres to apply for special exceptions from the municipality's zoning hearing board to raise hens.


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.