A fowl ordinance: nothing to crow about

    Sorry roosters, but you will not be needed to announce sunrise in Virginia.
    Monday evening, the Virginia City Council unanimously approved on first reading a domestic fowl ordinance that will prohibit roosters as well as drakes, toms and ganders. Furthermore, a property owner may have no more than eight hens.
    The new ordinance will require land owners to obtain a domestic fowl license as well as a building permit to construct a coop. A coop must be at least 25 feet from residential structures other than the fowl ordinance and must be at least six feet from all property lines.

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