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  • Petitioning Mayor Gill Sanchez

This petition will be delivered to:

Mayor Gill Sanchez
Zoning Officials of Delmont, Pa.

Allow resident Jim Kistler to keep his pet ducks

    1. Petition by

      Maria Samadjopoulos

      Roselle Park, NJ

I came across an article by Fox 5 news and Pttsburgh Tribune-Review which reported that a resident by the name of Mr. Jim Kistler was notified that having 4 ducks on his property is a violation of a borough ordinance and his facing a fine of $500 per day for having the four ducks which are his pets. The ducks are not dangerous and are kept in an enclosed area. As per the article and a representative of  the Audubon Society "blue swedish ducks are common pets and are known for being docile and quiet." The zoning board is scheduled to have a hearing on July 22 to decide the fate of the ducks. Please support Mr. Kistler and allow him to keep his pet ducks. For more information please see the link http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/03/quackdown-pennsylvania-town-fines-man-for-pet-ducks/ Thank you!

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 100 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Marjorie Perry NEW YORK, NY
      • 11 months ago

      Personal property and pets seem well within reason of the law/guidance.

    • Debbie Broker IRWIN, PA
      • 12 months ago

      Because that is not a good rule. Especially since many places are starting to allow chickens and bee in a lot of places now

    • Michael Mance DELMONT, PA
      • 12 months ago

      Good news everybody! I just came from the Boro meeting and the ducks get to stay!!!

    • Lynn Mance DELMONT, PA
      • 12 months ago

      They are harmless pets who he loves and takes good care of it.

    • allison gratacos CRANFORD, NJ
      • 12 months ago

      because i am an animal lover!!!


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