Arizona House Votes Down Proposal to Let Everyone Keep Backyard Chickens
Arizonans won't necessarily have the right to keep chickens in their backyards.
A bill intended to prohibit municipalities from creating zoning restrictions to prevent homeowners from keeping chickens easily passed the Senate in February, but was voted down by the House yesterday, by a 25-32 vote.
A few cities have started to make regulations over chicken ownership, while some are creating limits on the number of chickens someone can have on a residential property, while others are banning them outright.
Less than a year ago, the city of Chandler enacted such an ordinance, keeping chickens off of residential properties.
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