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Supporting Healthy Food Access—Are There Local Laws For That?
Coon Rapids, Minn., Code of Ordinances, ch. 8-1600 (current through July 1, 2019)
This provision sets standards for composting on private property. It allows, among other things, composting of fruit or vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, and egg shells.
Requires something, sets standards.
Expressly allows something.
Food System Category:
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
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?
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?
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 8-1601.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
Code context and ordinance history
This policy is located in Coon Rapids, Minnesota Code of Ordinances, Title 8 - Health, Safety and Sanitation. History: Ordinance 2102, adopted 4/16/13.