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Provides use standards for beekeeping and chicken keeping, including which zones these uses are allowed (they are allowed as accessory uses in residential zones). Beekeepers must have training; chickens may be kept for personal use only.
"promote and protect the public health, safety and the general welfare of the citizens " (§ 9-1004).
"Prevent or minimize adverse impacts on environmentally sensitive areas, and protect natural resources, water quality, floodplains, wetlands and steep slopes related to impacts of development and transportation." § 9-1004(g).
"Maintaining economic resilience, by attracting businesses and a variety of residential choices. Creating a friendly environment that involves communication, efficiency and collaboration that creates a partnership between government, citizens, property owners and developers/builders to sustain existing development and encourage new development." § 9-1004(c ).
"the purpose of the Land Development Ordinance is to promote and protect the public health, safety and the general welfare of the citizens of the Town of Fuquay-Varina and its extraterritorial jurisdiction" (sec. § 9-1004).
The powers and duties of the town board of commissioners to implement and execute the purposes of the Land Development Ordinance is specified in § 9-1751.
Penalties include: permit revocation; disapproval of subsequent applications; stop work orders; civil penalty in an amount not more than $500.00 but greater than $50.00 for each day the violation continues; criminal penalty not more than $500.00 but greater than $50.00 (sec. § 9-1856).
Part 9-land development ordinance; article F- use regulations; § 9-1255 use standards; subpart b- Agriculture & animal-related uses; subpart 1, accessory use-residential--bees/beehives and subpart 2, accessory use-residential--chickens.