The stipulation before was a person needed an acre of property. The land restriction has been downsized to a quarter of an acre following a unanimous vote by Surrey Agricultural Advisory Committee.
During the Avian Flu scare, the city of Surrey had a hard time finding backyard chickens. This way it will be monitored closely due to registering. They will know where they all are.
People who wish to raise their own chickens have until the end of October to register at Surrey.ca
Now, where to find a chicken for my coup. Another blog.