Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Ind. Gov't. - "South Bend Common Council to consider chicken bill"
The South Bend Common Council will be debating on a unique issue at their meeting on Wednesday night. The Zoning & Annexation and Health & Public Safety commitees will try and decide whether people should be allowed to keep chickens in their backyards.ILB: Not really so "unique" - see this Nov. 30, 2010 ILB entry quoting the South Bend Tribune:
The practice is actually become more common in urban areas. Some people argue that keeping chickens and producing their own eggs and poultry is a cheaper alternative to buying it from the store. Some even argue that eggs from backyard chickens taste better.
Cities such as Bloomington, Indianapolis and Evansville allow backyard chickens, and some residents are hoping South Bend will be added to the list.
Posted by Marcia Oddi on December 5, 2012 01:49 PM
Posted to Indiana Government