Report by Paula Antolini, April 12, 2019, 11:06AM EDT
According to the legal notice for the Planning & Zoning Commission’s upcoming meeting on April 23rd, 2019, Nina Buxenbaum has submitted an application for a text amendment to the Zoning Regulations to allow for chickens to be raised with conditions, in all residential zones.
The meeting will take place at 7: 00pm, in Riordan Room D, Bethel Municipal Center, 1 School Street, Bethel, Connecticut, where you can submit your comments. You can also submit written comments before then regarding this issue. Email Land Use Department – Planning & Zoning, Inland Wetlands at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Read full legal notice below.
The Bethel Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on April 23rd, 2019 at 7: 00pm, in Riordan Room D, Bethel Municipal Center, 1 School Street, Bethel, Connecticut to hear the application of Nina Buxenbaum for a text amendment to the Zoning Regulations to allow for chickens to be raised with conditions in all residential zones with conditions: number allowed per square footage of property, coop requirements, setback requirements, sanitation and permit’s needed.
A complete copy of the regulation can be found at www.bethel-ct.gov under Land Use Department and the Town Clerk’ s Office.
At this hearing interested persons will be heard and written communications will be received.
Dated this 12th day of April at Bethel, Connecticut.
View “Proposal to change the Zoning Laws of Bethel CT to allow for Backyard Chickens” and “Existing Zoning Laws for Bethel CT” below:
View “Suggested Text Amendment” below:
The present “Town of Bethel Zoning Regulations / Planning & Zoning Commission” regarding chickens are as follows (effective November 30, 2012):