As Suburbanites Cry Fowl: Overland Park Backyard Chickens Coming Soon

Here's today's glimpse that the Golden Ghetto going country and lowering standards . . .

Last week, the Overland Park City Council Public Safety Committee voted 6-0 to recommend the city adopt a new ordinance enshrining backyard chickens in Overland Park in city code.

In early 2022, the city approved a temporary backyard chicken pilot program, following in the footsteps of other Johnson County cities.

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Overland Park set to permanently allow people to keep chickens in their backyards

After the success of a two-year pilot program, Overland Park residents will be now allowed to keep backyard chickens on lots greater than .20 acres. Only hens are eligible - no roosters.