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What about the fact that they are only enforcing part of a zoning article against us and allowing others in the borough to get away with what they are doing to us?
I had called the borough offices originally to see if I was allowed to have chickens. They had told me yes. Now that I have the coop just about built they are fighting us on it. Can I go back on them for the cost of the coop?
If there is no ordinance from having chickens now and we get the chickens, then they pass an ordinance after the fact... Is there a grandfather clause that we would be privy to?
so would we have anything to stand on with making them enforce the same articles and ordinances that they are on us, borough wide?
Thank you so much for your help. This has been going on for 4 months and we have close to $1000 invested into the coop. We live in a borough that is deemed agricultural so it is hard to believe that they would put up a fight for 3 chickens. They have a public pond that has close to 40 ducks in it less than a half mile from my house. Both are the same distance from the borough office (my house and the pond). Can I legally put out ads in the paper, put signs in my yard or take out a billboard and the borough board and police do nothing against me?
You have been a great help. Thank you so much
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