City Of Fort Lauderdale: Modify ordinance to allow backyard hens, no roosters
  • Petitioning Jack Seiler

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Mayor City Of Fort Lauderdale
Jack Seiler
Commissioner City of Ft Lauderdale
Romney Rogers
Commissioner City of Ft Lauderdale
Dean Trantalis
Vice Mayor City of Ft Lauderdale
Bruce Roberts
Commissioner City of Ft Lauderdale
Bobby Dubose

City Of Fort Lauderdale: Modify ordinance to allow backyard hens, no roosters

    1. Petition by

      FTL Hen Project

Urban farming and backyard chickens are a growing movement nationwide that many in Ft Lauderdale would like to be a part of.

To:
Jack Seiler, Mayor City Of Fort Lauderdale
Romney Rogers, Commissioner City of Ft Lauderdale
Dean Trantalis, Commissioner City of Ft Lauderdale
Bruce Roberts, Vice Mayor City of Ft Lauderdale
Bobby Dubose, Commissioner City of Ft Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale commissioners, please support the domestic fowl movement by amending the city ordinance to allow a limited number of backyard hens, no roosters, as chickens offer many benefits.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 750 signatures
    2. Update on our push to change the city ordinance to allow hens.

      We had our follow up meeting with the Commissioner and want to share the update. He is certainly not against this, and his open mind is a step in the right direction. We assured him that with proper guidelines this could work. We want him to understand that this is a strong movement that isn't going away, as the community support has been incredible. To date we have over 800 signatures! Do you think you could you get one friend or family member to sign on? That would be over 1600 signatures. Wow! Help us show the Commissioners that we want this by sending the link on to a fellow supporter.
      There is a Sustainability Advisory Board Meeting On
      Monday June 24 @ 6:30 PM at City Hall for anyone that would like to come out and show support. They will be having a guest presentation regarding access to healthy food and its benefits. Hopefully the Commissioner will be there.
      Thanks so much for all the help is getting this far. See you at City Hall.
      Ftl Hen Project

    3. Reached 250 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Melyn Main FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
      • about 1 month ago

      I live in Fort Lauderdale, I want to build a really cute chicken coop and raise some hens to get clean fresh eggs from chickens who are fed well and cared for by me.

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    • Mark Main ANKENY, IA
      • about 1 month ago

      I live in Fort Lauderdale and would like to build an attractive chicken coop and raise a few hens for fresh eggs.

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    • Rick Ortiz FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
      • about 1 month ago

      My children are homeschooled and this would be a good way for them to learn about sustainability in addition to their vegetable garden they have!

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    • Linda Kirk PLAYA DEL REY, CA
      • about 1 month ago

      We recently moved to Fort Lauderdale from California and was excited to add a few chickens (for eggs)to our back yard garden. We have a very large backyard and they will be most welcome. Growing our family's food is important to us and we even share with all our neighbors!

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    • Luke Hammond FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
      • about 1 month ago

      I think it's a great way to get back to a little self sustainability in FLL

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