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Miami-Dade County, Fla., Code § 33-284.86 (D)(1) (current through Aug. 22, 2019)
Brief Summary
This provision sets standards/requirements for open spaces in developments in the "standard urban center districts." Among other things, it provides that, subject to certain restrictions, community gardens shall be permitted in all land use categories to satisfy such requirements, but limits sales locations for cultivated and harvested products of the community garden to permitted farmers markets and grocery stores.
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Expressly allows something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: Florida
Jurisdiction Type: County
Jurisdiction Name: Miami-Dade
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Unclear. Private open space requirements are expressly extended to multi-family residential developments, but the requirements may be less than for other residential developments. See §§ 33-284.86(D)(1)(b)(i)-(iii).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
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?
No.
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?
Yes. "The Comprehensive Development Master Plan (CDMP) contains directives to promote urban centers in places where mass transit, roadways, and highways are highly accessible." § 33-284.81(A).
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. § 33-284.82.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
This policy is located in Chapter 33 - Zoning, Article XXXIII(K) - Standard Urban Center District Regulations. History: Ord. No. 05-143, § 6, 7-7-05; Ord. No. 06-10, § 3, 1-24-06; Ord. No. 07-93, § 4, 7-10-07; Ord. No. 07-169, § 9, 11-6-07; Ord. No. 08-102, § 3, 9-2-08; Ord. No. 12-86, § 5, 10-2-12; Ord. No. 15-140, § 4, 12-1-15; Ord. No. 17-36, § 1, 6-6-17.