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Newberry, Florida, Code, app. B, art. 4, § 4.5.4 (current through Sept. 7, 2017)
Brief Summary
Prohibits the keeping of horses, cows, swine, sheep, goats, or poultry in Residential, Single Family Districts, except under the conditions of § 4.2.38, relating to supplementary regulations allowing certain urban agriculture uses.
Legal Strategies
Creates an exemption.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: Florida
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Newberry
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. "It is the intent of these districts to provide for single-family areas of low to medium density together with public and semipublic buildings and facilities and accessory structures as may be desirable and compatible with such development, as well as surrounding development. Nonresidential uses in these districts may be subject to restrictions and requirements necessary to preserve and protect the single-family residential character of these districts." Sec. 4.5.1.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. Section 2.1.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Unclear. See Article 3, Administrative Mechanisms.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. "A fine imposed pursuant to this section shall not exceed $250.00 per day for a first violation and shall not exceed $500.00 per day for a repeat violation, and, in addition, may include all costs of repairs pursuant to section 15.4.1 above. However, if the code enforcement board finds the violation to be irreparable or irreversible in nature, it may impose a fine not to exceed $5,000.00 per violation." Article 15.4.
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 B-Land Development Regulations; Article 4-Zoning regulations; § 4.5.4-residential single family. History: Ord. No. 7-03, § 2, 6-9-2003; Ord. No. 16-03, § 2, 9-8-2003; Ord. No. 10-04, § 2, 7-12-2004; Ord. No. 16-12, § 2, 11-26-2012.