Saturday, February 20, 2016

Chickens now welcome in Will County yards

Chickens now welcome in Will County yards

Maria McLean wanted to give her three children a fun hands on lesson in raising chickens, but it turned into a civics lesson for the entire family. Initially unaware that they needed a $650 special use permit to keep chickens in their residential back yard, in the unincorporated Cherry Hill neighborhood of New Lenox Township, what they learned in the process will now benefit future chicken owners.