Establishes “pocket parks” as one use that qualifies for an open space incentive; notes that pocket parks may be used for urban agriculture purposes, among other things.
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
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We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.
"protect, promote and improve the public health, safety and the general welfare of the people" Sec. 700-20(A). See also sec. 312.30 (A)--"offer relief from the urban hardscape."
"For preservation, protection, conservation, and enhancement of natural resources and animal habitats" (sec. 700-20(B)(4)).
"For efficiency and economy in the process of development" (sec. 700-20(B)(1)).
Sec. 312-10: "The following areas shall qualify as open space to satisfy minimum open space requirements and qualify for open space incentives. . ..". See also sec. 700-20: "to establish comprehensive controls for the development of land in the City of Dania Beach based on the comprehensive plan for the city and enacted in order to protect, promote and improve the public health, safety and the general welfare of the people."
Sec. 310-30(A). See also Art. 725.
See Article 700 (Code Administration and Legal Provisions)
"the city commission or city manager may authorize the city attorney to bring legal action in a court of competent jurisdiction" (sec. 705-20).
Part II, ch. 28-Land Development Code; part 3 - Special Zoning Districts; subpart 1-community redevelopment area form-based zoning district; art. 312-civic open space, standards and guidelines, § 312-30 pocket parks. History: Ord. No. 2010-20, § 2(Exh. A), 9-14-10.