(taken from a guest post from Shannon Bolling via crunch chicken blog… linked below:
Defending Your Flock Against the HOA (aka your neighbor doesn’t like your chickens)
Recently, I had the unfortunate experience of having to defend my dear chickens at my neighborhood Homeowners Association (HOA) Board meeting. After numerous complaints from a single neighbor, my husband and I had to attend a hearing in which the fate of our chickens was in the hands of 3 unknown Board Members. Though I won’t go into about the actual specifics about my case, I did realize I had a new wealth of information to share with other folks who may be up against a similar threat. Here are a few tips to help you navigate through the murky waters of HOA rules.
Click here for the full article … Tip # 1: Do your research
** thanks to Lora for her model chickens**