Local news Channel, KSL.com having an interesting debate on-line regarding the keeping of chickens on urban/suburban lots.
Check it out. Particularly if your local to Salt Lake County. How do you feel about it? Are you raising chickens in your urban/suburban lot? What have you learned? Have you had to fight the system to do it?
Here are a few links to some of my personal Urban chicken raising posts.
Pictures of the coop made from mostly recycled materials