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We want 4 acres rezoned rural residential from rr1. Land across the street and the west side is zoned agricultural.

Manito, IL |

We want a horse, a goat, chickens, possibly a cow or a small dog kennel.

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Contact your city or county planning or land use agency. Or contact a real estate lawyer who has some experience with zoning and land use issues generally.

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I agree with the above poster. You may have options, especially if your municipality is undergoing any kind of comprehensive rezoning in the near future.

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I agree with my colleagues. In addition, if you have not already purchased the land a good realtor will be able to assist you.

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