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WEAR ABC 3 News: Escambia Commissioners look at changing residential chicken rules

WEAR ABC 3 News covered the County’s consideration to change the existing ordinances to allow backyard chicken keeping.

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — Escambia County commissioners are considering enacting some new rules that would allow people in residential areas to keep chickens in their back yards. An ordinance passed last year made it legal to do so in Pensacola. Channel Three’s Joe Douglass has the latest on the backyard chicken push – new at ten.

County Planning Board Meeting – April 1, 2013

Photo by Sonya Doten

Photo by Sonya Doten

We’ve just heard from a planning board representative!  A backyard chicken ordinance will be discussed at the April 1 Planning Board meeting at 8:30 AM.  We’ve been told they would like our input, so we are going to have to step up with our research.  Hold onto your biddies, everyone, ’cause here we go!