January 16, 2012
Salem City Council to revisit chicken ordinance
Based on a positive report from Salem's Code Compliance Office, Barbara Palermo and her group, Chickens In The Yard, hope to get Salem's chicken ordinance modified.
Chickens In The Yard successfully pushed for legalization in late 2010. Since then, they've worked on behalf of urban chickens and pro-chicken residents, organizing a backyard coop tour and providing educational opportunities for chicken owners in the area.
At the next Salem City Council Meeting on January 23rd, Councilor Chuck Bennett will make a motion to modify the chicken ordinance. The proposed modifications aim to: reduce the cost of the chicken license; reduce the number of inspections; increase the number of hens allowed; and allow chickens at churches, schools, and community gardens; among other changes.
Supporters are encouraged to attend this meeting.
Salem City Council
555 Liberty St. SE, Room 240
Monday, January 23rd 6:30pm
Book Signing Saturday June 15th, 3-6 pm 13th Street Nursery 1298 13th St. SE Salem, OR 503-363-4670 Meet photographer Lori Eanes, ...
by Nate Rafn Living in Oregon, we know that fresh berries act as seasonal indicators. Their availability and level of ripeness tell us ...
by Nate Rafn This year's César Chávez Commemoration Service Day, sponsored by the Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United (PCU...
by Nate Rafn Goats are fascinating animals. They have a varied diet, which includes plants that other livestock refuse to eat. Goats wi...
Noah Grobart and Ben Stern specialize in local meats at Pastaworks. by Nate Rafn The Pastaworks butcher shop on Hawthorne Boulevard i...
Paste the following code into your website to display the logo with a link back to www.livingcultureonline.com. Feel free to adjust the heig...
by Nate Rafn I often hear from people who are looking for a reliable source of high quality, local pork. Oregon is home to dozens of pigs...