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Keeping Backyard Chickens May Soon Be Legal In Prairie Village

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Chicken sitting in a chicken coop on a branch.
Grant Gerlock
Harvest Public Media
The Prairie Village City Council is considering rules for allowing backyard chickens in city limits.

The Kansas suburb is considering rules for residents to keep backyard chickens.

The city of Prairie Village is on the cusp of allowing residents to keep chickens on their property. There remain a few concerns from city council members, including noise and smell, permitting and the purpose of said chickens.

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