This law allows for special land use permits for urban farms in residential districts that allows crop agriculture and/or small or large animal agriculture to exceed the standards (e.g., number of animals, size of on-site sales area) otherwise set by the code.
The law states "This Development Code is intended to implement the Lawrence/Douglas County Comprehensive
The section describes what constitutes an urban farm, but this is not labeled "definitions". § 20-551 (1)(i).
Planning Office staff review Special Use (such as for Urban Farm) applications, the Planning Commission reviews and makes a recommendation whether to approve, and the City Commission issues or denies special land uses. § 20-551(1) and § 20-1306.
Special use permits may be suspended or revoked. § 20-1306(l).
Section 20-551 is located in the City of Lawrence, Kansas Land Development Code, Article 5 - Use Regulations. History: Ord. No. 9206, 05/03/2016.