FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Birds and bees are a hot topic in Fredericksburg.
City Council is considering two ordinances that would allow residents to raise chickens and bees.
Residents presented a petition with more than 700 signatures to the council in May supporting allowing chickens and bees in residential neighborhoods.
The Free Lance-Star ( http://bit.ly/OxVssE) says the proposed ordinances would allow residents to keep up to four hens and two beehives. A license would be required to raise chickens.
Council passed the ordinances on first reading Tuesday night. They are expected to be finalized on second reading.
Information from: The Free Lance-Star, http://www.fredericksburg.com/
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