This policy establishes urban agriculture as a permitted land use in any zone of the city and specifies associated use standards. Policy identifies increasing local food security and producing healthy foods among its stated purposes.
See references to "provide ...access [to] locally produced healthy foods" and "increase local food security." § 19.262.010.
See references to "reduc[ing] greenhouse gas production" and "ensur[ing] that urban agriculture uses are compatible with surrounding land uses." § 19.262.010.
See reference to "provide additional economic opportunities for Federal Way citizens." § 19.262.010.
The purposes are to support urban agriculture, provide opportunity to access locally produced healthy foods, increase food security, reduce greenhouse gas production, and ensure that urban agriculture uses are compatible with surrounding land uses. § 19.262.010.
This policy is part of the city's zoning code, which explains in detail zones, use standards, and the processes for permit application processing. Tit. 19 - Zoning and Development Code.
This policy is located in Federal Way, Washington Revised Code, Title 19 - Zoning and Development Code, Chapter 19.262 - Urban Agriculture. History: Ord. No. 13-754, § 19, 12-3-13.