research the measure, according to the Daily Herald.The Graysake village board this past Tuesday decided to table any decision on permitting backyard hens to allow for more time to
Evan Mittlestaedt, 11, and Natalie Sturm, 15, both of Grayslake, helped bring the backyard chicken issue to the village's attention with Evan meeting with Mayor Rhett Taylor in August 2012 and Natalie and her mother bringing a proposal before the plan commission/zoning board of appeals, according to the article.
As part of a proposal discussed during Tuesday's meeting, homeowners would be allowed to have up to six egg-laying hens that would need to be fenced in a 6-square-foot coop, which was at least eight feet from any neighboring property, according to the article.
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