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Golden Turkey Hunt Clue

Golden Turkey Hunt Clue

This Week’s Clue: The Shadowlands

What is this? The Golden Turkey Hunt. Details are here if you missed them.

This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of events is made possible by Centro, Inc, The Family Dental Center, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Shive-Hattery, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Urban Acres Real Estate and Veridian Credit Union.

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Chickens? Permitted (with a Permit).

North Liberty allows Gallus gallus domesticus — better known as chickens — in single-family and zero-lot-line duplexes residential zones, permitted that potential chicken keepers apply for and receive a permit annually.

To apply, residents must comply with city ordinance including:

  • Take a class on raising chickens in an urban setting, such as the Backyard Chicken Certification Course offered by the Indian Creek Nature Center.
  • Have a coop with 4 to 12 square feet per chicken that complies with setbacks and other code
  • Get permission from their landlord and homeowners’ association, if applicable
  • Limit their flock to no more than six hens with clipped wings

Permits are good from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 each year and must be renewed within 30 days of expiration.

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