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



Miniature or Pot Bellied Pigs

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  
    ° December 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) p.m. meeting  
  If you have any questions, please contact the Zoning Division, Code Revision Section at (561) 233-5205.