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Bakersfield Backyard Hen ordinance faces possible repeal due to lawsuit, residents weigh in

Council is set to hold a hearing on the ordinance Wednesday, residents are asked to share their thoughts
Posted at 12:10 AM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 03:10:27-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Bakersfield City Council is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss a possible repeal of an ordinance that allows backyard hens in Bakersfield.

This comes after possible litigation against the city. On Sunday, 23ABC’s Lezla Gooden spoke with a council member and residents about the matter.

Council will hold a hearing on the ordinance Wednesday, and residents are encouraged to weigh in.