Des Plaines reaches tentative agreement to expand backyard chicken program
DES PLAINES, Ill. - The city of Des Plaines is one step closer to expanding its backyard chicken program.
On Monday night, the city council tentatively agreed to ease restrictions on keeping – hens only – in backyard coops.
The proposal also increases the maximum number of birds per owner from four to six.
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These are enhancements of the current three-year pilot program that is set to expire next month.
The council will take a final vote on April 3.