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Golden, Colorado, Code § 18.30.020 (7) and (7.5) (current through Oct. 5, 2017)
Brief Summary
Outlines special process for issuance of special use permits for urban agriculture pursuant to sections 18.28.085 (keeping of animals); 18.26.010 (farmers markets), 18.26.015 (neighborhood farmers markets), and 18.26.030 (urban farms).
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Colorado
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Golden
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. "Special uses are those which are appropriate for an applicable zone district only upon site specific review according to the standards and procedures established by this chapter, and formal approval by the city." Sec. 18.30.010.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Sec. 18.04.020.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. "city staff member(s) as designated by the director of community and economic development will review the application, and approve, conditionally approve, or deny the application, based upon the criteria…" (sec. 18.30.020 (7)(b) and sec. 18.30.020 (7)(b)).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. Revocation of the special use permit after due process. Sec. 18.30.030.
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 18-planning and zoning; ch. 18.30 - Special Use Permits; § 18.30.020 - specific procedure; subsection (7 )and (7.5) History: Ord. No. 2049, § 11, 2-9-2017 ; Ord. No. 2017, §§ 2, 3, 10-8-2015 ; Ord. 1941, § 3, 2013; Ord. 1919, § 2, 2012; Ord. 1914, § 8, 2012; Ord. 1787, § 1, 2007; Ord. 1700, § 2, 2005; Ord. 1699, § 2, 2005; Ord. 1331, 1996; Ord. 1179, exh. A, 1993; Ord. 1107, 1991.