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Opportunity for Input on Backyard Hens

Hens
Written by Patti Foley

Open House: Backyard Hens

The Town of Caledon is considering provisions to permit the keeping of hens on residential properties. You are invited to an Open House with Town Staff to learn more about the proposed initiative and to provide direct input.

DATE: November 7, 2017

TIME: Starting at 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Town Square Café, Caledon Town Hall

ADDRESS: 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon East

Key aspects of the proposal are as follows:

a maximum of four (4) hens may be kept on a residential property;
an annual permit or a registry will be developed to track the location of hens; and
conditions will be introduced to manage how hens are kept to minimize nuisances and protect animal welfare.

CONTACT

If you are unable to attend the Open House and would like more information or have questions, please contact Regulatory Services at 905.584.2272 x.3462 or bylaw@caledon.ca. We also invite you to provide input by taking a short survey at caledon.ca/survey

NOTIFICATION

If you wish to be notified of the results of the proposed changes, please make a request to the Town of Caledon, Legislative Services Division, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon, ON L7C 1J6 or by e-mail to agenda@caledon.ca.

ACCESSIBILITY

If you require an accessibility accommodation to attend or participate in the Open House or to access information in an alternate format, please contact Legislative Services at 905.584.2272 x. 2366 or via e-mail to accessibility@caldon.ca. Requests should be submitted at least 10 days prior to the Open House.

About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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