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Arvada, Colo., Code § 5.2.26 (current through Aug. 24, 2017).
Brief Summary
This law sets "market gardens" standards, including hours of operation and parking.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Colorado
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Arvada
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Unclear. Although not labeled as an "intent" section, several intentions are set forth in sections 1.3.1 through 1.3.15 including the statement that "[t[he regulations of this Code are intended to implement the City of Arvada Comprehensive Plan, as amended, and more specifically are intended to: 1.3.1. Promote the public health, safety, convenience, comfort, prosperity, and general welfare." § 1.3.1.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. §10.2.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Unclear. Various administrative details are set forth for the land development code at Article 2, none of them are specific to section 5.2.26. Art. 2.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. Violations can constitute a misdemeanor. § 9.5.2(A).
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Section 5.2.26. - Market gardens (agriculture, community) is located in Part III - Land Development Code / Article 5 - Use Regulations / 5.2. - Additional Use Standards and Conditions. History: Ord. No. 4343, § 1, 8-6-2012 ; Ord. No. 4515, § 2(Exh. A), 9-21-2015.