Ridgefield Special Town Meeting: Keeping Livestock on Residential Property

Town Meetings taking place Wednesday, 12/13/17 at the Ridgefield Library lower level program room (note location change):
- 6:00 pm Fire Commission meeting
- 7:30 pm Special Town Meeting
- 7:30 pm Board of Selectmen meeting (immediately following the Special Town Meeting).
The agendas are also posted in the Office of the Town Clerk as well as on the Town website.  Please share this information with all interested parties.

Special Town Meeting: Keeping Livestock on Residential Property

Notice is hereby given that a Special Town Meeting will be held on December 13, 2017, 7:30 PM, Ridgefield Library Lower Level Program Room, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, Connecticut to act on the following changes in Ridgefield Code under Chapter 120.

Animals. Bold italics represents an addition to existing language; brackets and strikethrough {strikethrough} indicates deletion of text. Chapter 120. Animals Article II: Keeping of Livestock on Residential Property § 120-6. Purpose (see DRAFT) attached below.

The purpose of this article is to:

A. Regulate the keeping of livestock on small lots in high-density residential areas, defined as the R7.5, R10, R20, and SD R20 Zones, shown on the Town's Official Zoning Map.

B. Regulate the management of livestock and livestock waste on small lots in high-density residential areas.

C. Protect, preserve and promote the health, safety, welfare, and quality of life of its residents.

View a DRAFT of the Horse Ordinance here.

Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda (immediately following Special Town Meeting)

1. Public Comment 2. Reappointments: Constables: Dick Aarons, Peter Killie, Bob Spielman

Tree Warden: John Pinchbeck

Director of Social Services: Tony Phillips, LCSW

Town Attorney: David Grogins, Cohen & Wolf

3. Affordable Housing Commission

4. HRRA Leases

5. 2017 State of CT DEMHS MOA and Resolution

6. Selectman’s Report

7. Approval of Meeting Minutes: 11/29/17

 Fire Commission Meeting

View meeting agenda HERE.