[Sust-mar] Urban Chickens: Public Info Session, February 10th

Louise Hanavan lugekaz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 17:24:30 EST 2010

 HRM Public Information Session on Urban ChickensFebruary 10th, 7pm

  Location: Halifax City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax.

On December 14, 2009, Peninsula Community Council passed a motion that
"staff open a planning application to consult with the public, address any
potential issues (e.g. separation distances, number of hens, prohibition of
roosters) and, if appropriate, draft amendments to the Halifax Peninsula
Land Use By-law (LUB) to permit backyard laying hens." At this time, only
amendments to the Peninsula LUB are being considered; existing regulations
will continue to apply in other communities (e.g. Halifax Mainland,

Following the public information meeting, the proposal will undergo a
detailed review. Staff will prepare a report to be tabled at Peninsula
Community Council. If Council decides to consider the Land Use By-law
amendments, they will schedule a public hearing. Notice of a public hearing
will be published in the newspaper and on the HRM website.

Further details on this case will be posted here:

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Watts
District 14 Connaught-Quinpool
Phone: 497-4748
Fax: 490-2626
Email: jennifer.watts at halifax.ca

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