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Policy Summary

Provides standards that urban agricultural uses must comply with to satisfy minimum open space requirements and qualify for open space incentives.

Background Information

State Florida
Jurisdiction Name Miami Gardens
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an exemption
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow; Get;
Evidence for Health

This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:

For research on the potential effectiveness, please review the category links above.

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.

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

"community gardens can be seen as a health or recreational amenity" (sec. 34-420(4)).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"In order to ensure quality of design, to enhance city streetscapes and public realms, and to protect the safety and welfare of residents, all new buildings and accessory structures, and development shall be reviewed for compliance with this article. The design standards of this article shall be supplemental to other review standards set forth in this chapter." ARTICLE XIII Sec. 34-413.

Includes definitions?
Yes

Art. XIX, Sec. 34-732 and 34-733.

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Sub. B-land development code; ch. 34-zoning and land development, art. XIII-design standards, § 34-420-civic open space; standards and guidelines. History: Ord. No. 2010-10-218, § 2(13-80), 4-7-2010.

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