FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON: Revised  November 27, 2012
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL: Jon MacGillis, 561-233-5234


Miniature or Pot Bellied Pigs


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The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) has initiated discussions regarding the keeping of miniature or pot bellied pigs as pets. Under current Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) provisions, miniature or pot bellied pigs are considered livestock and may only be kept on properties designated for bona fide agricultural uses. Note: Please see other related news release regarding the keeping of livestock in the Rural and Exurban Tiers.

Disclaimer – In the event of any last minute changes, please confirm the meeting date and time below on the Palm Beach County Web at:

The following links provide information on recent key meetings related to this topic: 

BCC Hearings

January 24, 2013 – Adoption Exhibit L
January 3, 2013 – 1st Reading - Exhibit L
Exhibit L on page 33December 5, 2012 - Request for Permission to Advertise - Exhibit M

November 14, 2012 LDRAB/LDRC Hearing

Agenda Item - Exhibit D

September 25, 2012 - BCC Workshop - 2:00 pm 

(Rescheduled item from August 21, 2012 BCC Agenda)

Agenda Item and Attachments
 Letter to Interested Parties

April 26, 2012 - BCC Zoning Hearing

Video (Start at minute 2:01:30)

 January 26, 2012 - BCC Zoning Hearing

 Meeting Agenda
January 25, 2012 Interoffice Memo from Commissioner Vana

Video (Start at minute 2:15:40)

 If you have any questions, please contact the Zoning Division, Code Revision Section at 561-233-5205.