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Cleveland, Oh., Ord. No. 814-10 (Oct. 6, 2010)
Brief Summary
Uncodified version of an ordinance that amended Cleveland’s zoning codes to permit agriculture, some farm sales, and the keeping of farm animals in certain residential zones.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Expressly allows something.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Ohio
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
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. Food sales will be licensed by the Cleveland Dept. of Public Health (Sec.337.25 (d)(1)).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. composting (Sec. 337.25 (f)).
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?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Sec. 337.25 (i).
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. The Board of Zoning Appeals has to review and approve farm stands and sales, and other buildings and uses in the residential districts (Sec. 337.02(g) and Sec. 337.25); food sales have to be licensed by the Cleveland Department of Public Health (Sec. 337.25).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
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
Uncodified ordinance amending the city's zoning code, Sections 337.02, 337.23, 337.25. Did not check for updating because it applies to multiple code sections.