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Brighton, Colo., Code Sec. 6-4-900 (current through April 17, 2017)
Brief Summary
Provides use regulations for poultry keeping and apiculture (beekeeping).
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Expressly allows something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Colorado
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Brighton
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?
Yes. The intent of these regulations is to "to maintain the health benefits of local and small scale food production" Sec. 6-4-900(a).
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?
Yes. "The purpose of these regulations is to permit limited small animal husbandry uses within urban residential environments." Sec. 6-4-900(a).
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Sec. 6-4-10.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. "Any violation of this Chapter shall be punishable, upon conviction, as provided in Article 1-24 of this Code" Sec. 6-4-40 and 6-4-30 "Prosecution for violations".
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
Chapter 6-Animals; Article 6-4 Animal regulations; Division 10-urban agriculture and small animal husbandry. History: Ord. 2199 §9, 2015.