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Johnson City closes the door on house-kept chickens

June 7th, 2012 9:02 am by Gary B. Gray

It appears the prolonged attempt to find a way to legally allow chickens within the Johnson City limits in residential areas is — off the table.


“This new ordinance has been slammed through,” said Emily Katt, Chickens On Our Property co-founder.


The City Commission will consider an ordinance tonight that would amend sections of the zoning code to permit farm animals, including chickens, only in agriculturally zoned areas of the city.



Read the expanded version of this report at the Johnson City Press Web site

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