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Kansas City, Missouri, Zoning and Development Code, § 88-312-02 (current through Oct. 23, 2017)
Brief Summary
Defines and provides regulations for home and community gardens, and Community Supported Agriculture. Community Supported Agriculture activities require a permit; home gardens are permitted as an accessory use (and occasional on-site sales or donations of whole, uncut fresh produce grown on-site are allowed and not subject to commercial business regulations) and community gardens are permitted as a primary or accessory use (and on-site sales of whole, uncut produce may be allowed).
Legal Strategies
Expressly allows something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Missouri
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Kansas City
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. Protecting and promoting the public health, safety and general welfare (88-10-05-A); promoting development patterns and practices that support active living and uses that support improved public health (88-10-05-L).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. Promoting natural resource conservation, and environmentally responsible and sustainable development practices (88-10-05-K).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Yes. Maintaining economically vibrant and visually attractive business and commercial areas (88-10-05-E); retaining and expanding the city's industrial and employment base (88-10-05-F).
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 zoning and development code is adopted for several purposes including protecting and promoting the public health, safety and general welfare; maintaining economically vibrant and visually attractive business and commercial areas; promoting development patterns and practices that support active living and uses that support improved public health; promoting natural resource conservation, and environmentally responsible and sustainable development practices, etc. 88-10-05.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Sections 88-312-02-A, 88-312-02-B and 88-312-02-C.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. See Section 88-500 (review and approval procedures) and 88-600 (administration and enforcement).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. All remedies available at law, including injunction, abatement, withholding of permit; stop work; remedial action, and monetary fines. See Section 88-615-05.
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
Zoning and Development Code, 300 series, Use Regulations; 88-312 - Agriculture; § 88-312-02 Urban Agriculture. History: Ord. No. 150603, § 1, 7-23-2015.