Apr 25, 2016 11:19 AM

Got goats? Durham residents asks town to allow goats on private property

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DURHAM — Durham loves their goats!

According to Foster's Daily Democrat, a few Durham residents are asking for a new ordinance allowing residents to keep miniature or dwarf goats on their private property.

The town passed an ordinance in 2013 allowing residents to keep chicken coops in certain areas of town. Officials expect a new goat ordinance would be similar to the poultry ordinance.

The proposed ordinance would allow for a minimum of two goats in all single- and two-family residential zones. There would be strict requirements on fencing, housing, and manure, said Town Planner Michael Behrendt.

The goat ordinance will be discussed at Wednesday's Planning Board at 7 p.m. in Durham Town Hall.

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