Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Viriginia


South Whitehall OKs residential chicken-raising in limited areas

South Whitehall will allow residents to raise up to four hens in certain zoning districts.

  • Carisa Fogt's desire to raise two chickens led South Whitehall Township to consider an ordinance to allow poultry in suburban areas.
Carisa Fogt's desire to raise two chickens led South Whitehall Township… (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)
January 19, 2012|By Sarah Fulton, Special to The Morning Call
There were no ruffled feathers at the South Whitehall Township commissioners meeting Wednesday as the board approved a measure allowing residents in certain areas to raise chickens.
The board met and unanimously approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance to allow property owners to house up to four hens as pets. No one in the audience objected.

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