Making chickens legal in your town

Posted by Christine, January 9, 2011

Around the country, chickens are gaining popularity as productive pets, and many cities (like Detroit, Iowa City, and Calgary) don’t allow them. More commonly, they allow chickens only on large properties, making the birds effectively illegal for most residents. Here’s what you can do if yours doesn’t give a flying cluck about poultry.

Jill Richardson writes about her experiences working to change the lawss in her Southern California community:

http://www.grist.org/article/food-2011-01-05-how-to-get-your-city-to-allow-backyard-chickens

She posted  this picture of her “four gorgeous but illegal Buff Orpingtons.”