Crying Fowl: Council rejects proposal to allow chickens in backyards
OKLAHOMA CITY – Residents in Oklahoma City who were hoping to raise chickens in their backyard swill have to find another place for them.
On Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Council rejected a proposal to allow chickens on residential lots in neighborhoods.
Chickens are only allowed in lots of at least one acre.
However, council members say they may be interested in a permit system for the birds.
The council also decided to forbid waste like dairy products and meat bones to be used as compost.