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St. Paul Park approves urban poultry and beehive ordinances

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Communities across the metro are rewriting city ordinances to accommodate urban fowl and beehives, and St. Paul Park is following the buzz.


A recent request from City Council member Jennifer Cheesman prompted the council to re-evaluate its laws relating to animal restrictions to see if they could be loosened. Now, St. Paul Park residents can cultivate a beehive and keep their chicken coops closer to their homes.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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