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Walworth County, Wisc., Code § 42-11 (current through Mar. 26, 2019)
Brief Summary
This law generally requires that only native plants may be planted in county parks, but exempts a few types of areas where that requirement does not apply, including community gardens, demonstration plots and similar areas used to grow edible crops.
Legal Strategies
Creates an exemption.
Expressly allows something.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: Wisconsin
Jurisdiction Type: County
Jurisdiction Name: Walworth County
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?
Unclear. This section generally requires planting of "native plants" in county parks. § 42-11.
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?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
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
Sec. 42-11 is located in Chapter 42 - Parks and Recreation. History: Ord. No. 941-09/15, pt. I, 9-8-15.