Saturday, March 16, 2013

Spotlight Shifts to North Port Chicken Ordinance

As you may recall, North Port planning staff has been working since January 14th on an ordinance to make it possible to have chickens in the city -- that's when four commissioners discussed the possibility at a workshop. The idea was to have an ordinance similar to the one in the City of Sarasota. If you would like to know their thoughts at the time, (which seemed split two-to-two) click on this text

Now the North Port Chicken Ordinance is taking shape and is about to begin its public journey -- hopefully to adoption. Here is the current schedule, but check back, because things can change.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Local Chicken News

• Still time to Volunteer at the Sarasota County Fair Friday March 15 through Sunday March 24th. Some volunteer slots may already be filled, so contact Janie at 941-907-0011 to see what is still available.

• TAMPA BAY TIMES Hernando County okays chickens in residential neighborhoods

• Manatee County Commission will be considering chickens on March 19th at 9:00 am.