Saturday, February 20, 2016

N.J. town's newly-hatched ordinance would allow backyard chickens

N.J. town's newly-hatched ordinance would allow backyard chickens

WOODBURY -City council will vote Tuesday evening on a pilot program allowing backyard chickens at single-family and twin houses. The ordinance, which will run from March 1 until Feb. 28, 2018, opens up 20 licenses to residents looking to keep chickens at home. The new law also includes guidelines on housing, number of birds and proper care.