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New Port Richey, Florida, Code Appendix A, Land Development Code, Sec. 7.25.00 (current through Aug. 9, 2017)
Brief Summary
Establishes standards for urban agriculture, including operational requirements and application/registration requirements.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Florida
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: New Port Richey
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. "For the health and safety of all area residents, synthetic chemical fertilizers, herbicides, weed killers, insecticides, and pesticides are not permitted on the property. " 7.25.02(A)(6).
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. "It is the purpose and intent of this division to establish appropriate standards which allow for urban agriculture, while mitigating any associated undesirable impacts. Urban agriculture may create impacts which can be detrimental to the quality of life of adjacent property owners." 7.25.01.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. 2.01.00.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. "Upon receipt of the application, the environmental committee shall add the contact information to the registry and forward an updated registry to code enforcement" 7.25.03(B)-(D).
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
Appendix A-land development code; Chapter 7-Zoning; Section 7.25.00 Urban Agriculture. History: (Ord. No. 2016-2073, § XV, 6-21-2016).