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Policy Summary

Sets forth permitted uses, conditional uses, and minimum standards for AG Urban Agriculture District.

Background Information

State Wyoming
Jurisdiction Name Casper
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an exemption
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

"It is also the intent to provide within this zone, an adequate amount of space for livestock and poultry, as is essential to meet appropriate health standards." Sec. 17.24.010. General purpose section for the chapter also refers to promoting health and welfare. Sec. 17.04.010 (B).

Environmental goal?
Yes

"...the intent of this title to encourage the use of active and passive solar energy throughout the districts . . ." Sec. 17.040.010 (B).

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"The purpose of the AG district is to establish and preserve areas for semi-rural, low density residential, and related or compatible uses. It is also the intent to provide within this zone, an adequate amount of space for livestock and poultry, as is essential to meet appropriate health standards." 17.24.010

Includes definitions?
Yes

17.08.010

Addresses implementation?
Yes

"The commission shall promulgate rules and regulations deemed necessary for the administration of this title, and for the proper conduct of its meetings." Sec. 17.12.220 (B) and whole Sec. 17.12.220.

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

See Sec. 17.108.010.

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Title 17-zoning, ch. 17.24-Ag Urban Agriculture. History: Ord. 5-91 (part), 1991; Ord. 27-01 § 6, 2001: Ord. 21-97 § 3, 1997; Ord. No. 12-11, § 1(B), 3-21-2011; Ord. No. 16-11, §§ 2(D), 11(B), 12, 13(B), 14, 4-19-2011; Ord. 20-94 § 3 (part), 1994.