Rock Hill tables proposal to change chicken ordinance

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ROCK HILL, MO (KTVI) - Tuesday’s board of alderman meeting in Rock Hill ended with a no vote on a new proposed chicken ordinance. Bill #1905 was tabled by the alderman. The new ordinance would have basically put regulations on chickens and allow residents to potentially keep up to 6 as long as they were for personal use. Owners would also have a $30 permit fee and inspection every three years. Residents spoke out against the change and the city listened by delaying a vote to allow more discussion. The biggest issue with the ordinance is limiting the size and location of coops and pens.