Creates a program to support city supported community gardens on city owned or city controlled land. Only non-profits are eligible to operate the gardens, and must apply for a garden permit, and for a supplemental license if the garden is to be on city-owned land.
Requires that gardens be "operated in a manner that includes water conservation, and in the case of eligible city land includes composting, non-polluting, and integrated pest management practices that promote a sustainable garden, and is cultivated solely for the production of organic produce." Sec. 14-7-1 (1) (b).
The director shall review an application, may approve or deny a garden permit, and shall issue a permit. § 14-7-12, Art. 3 and 4.
"If the director determines that a non-profit organization or a participating gardener has violated or failed to comply with the terms of a garden permit or license agreement issued under this chapter, the director may immediately halt all city-supported community garden activities under the garden permit and suspend or terminate the garden permit." § 14-7-34.
Title 14-Use of Streets and Public Property, Chapter 14-7 Sustainable Urban Agriculture. History: Ord. 20110210-017; Ord. 20131121-020.