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Afton City Council briefs June 18

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License fee lowered for chickens

Anyone who wishes to own chickens on less than five acres can now save a little a money.


Afton City Council approved the lowering of the lifetime license fee from $50 to $20.

The ordinance also increases the threshold from “more than three chickens” to “more than five chickens” for the requirement of a 25 foot setback for a chicken coop and run.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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