How many West Carrollton residents favor allowing small farm animals?


West Carrollton has released results of a survey of residents regarding allowing small farm animals in residential areas, an issue generally favored by respondents.

The issue of allowing small farm animals in residential areas has been discussed in several area cities, including Beavercreek, Dayton and Huber Heights.

RELATED: Survey: West Carrollton residents OK with small farm animals in neighborhoods

West Carrollton allows them in agriculturally zoned areas and some industrial districts, city officials have said. The following, according to the city, are results of the survey taken last month.

Here are five things to know about the survey results:

RELATED: West Carrollton to survey residents about allowing livestock in neighborhoods

-The city received 318 surveys, 284 were determined to be valid;

-117 respondents (41.1 percent) support expanding the areas for farm animals, but with conditions;

-63 respondents (22.1 percent) support it with no restrictions.

RELATED: City to discuss permitting urban livestock in residential areas

-104 respondents (36.6 percent) do not support changing zoning laws to permit small farm animals or livestock on residential properties in the city;

-The types of small farm animals residents most favor are chickens, rabbits, ducks, and bees.



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