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Casper, Wyoming, Code, ch. 17.24 (current through Sept. 29, 2017)
Brief Summary
Sets forth permitted uses, conditional uses, and minimum standards for AG Urban Agriculture District.
Legal Strategies
Creates an exemption.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: Wyoming
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Casper
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. "It is also the intent to provide within this zone, an adequate amount of space for livestock and poultry, as is essential to meet appropriate health standards." Sec. 17.24.010. General purpose section for the chapter also refers to promoting health and welfare. Sec. 17.04.010 (B).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. "...the intent of this title to encourage the use of active and passive solar energy throughout the districts . . ." Sec. 17.040.010 (B).
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 the AG district is to establish and preserve areas for semi-rural, low density residential, and related or compatible uses. It is also the intent to provide within this zone, an adequate amount of space for livestock and poultry, as is essential to meet appropriate health standards." 17.24.010.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. 17.08.010.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. "The commission shall promulgate rules and regulations deemed necessary for the administration of this title, and for the proper conduct of its meetings." Sec. 17.12.220 (B) and whole Sec. 17.12.220.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. See Sec. 17.108.010.
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
Title 17-zoning, ch. 17.24-Ag Urban Agriculture. History: Ord. 5-91 (part), 1991; Ord. 27-01 § 6, 2001: Ord. 21-97 § 3, 1997; Ord. No. 12-11, § 1(B), 3-21-2011; Ord. No. 16-11, §§ 2(D), 11(B), 12, 13(B), 14, 4-19-2011; Ord. 20-94 § 3 (part), 1994.