Pot-bellied pigs on Safford Council agenda . . . again

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SAFFORD —The saga of pot-bellied pigs as pets in Safford may finally be coming to an end.

A resident requested a change to allow the animals as pets in residential zones of the city, which was approved by the City Council.

However, it turns out the resident lives in the Highway Commercial District, which was rezoned to commercial years ago, with the plan that when all residents move from the area, it becomes another commercial district in the city.

That prompted city staff to request the City Council approve a change allowing the pets in nonconforming single-family dwellings.

The council will take action on the request at Monday’s meeting, at 6 p.m. in the library’s program room.