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Policy Summary

Uncodified version of ordinance amending the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance to define the term “commercial kitchen” and to allow accessory commercial kitchens in some residential zones under certain circumstances.

Background Information

State Maryland
Jurisdiction Name Montgomery
Jurisdiction Type County,
Population Size 800,000+
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
  • Expressly allows something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Get; Make;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

Commercial kitchen is a place for preparation of food that can be sold to the public (Sec. 59-A-2.1).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
Yes

Sec. 59-A-2.1.

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

"Uncodified version of ordinance adopting Zoning Text Amendment No.: 11-08 . Amended the following sections of the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 59 of the Montgomery County Code: - DIVISION 59-A-2 ""DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION"" - Section 59-A-2.l ""Definitions"" - DIVISION 59-C-l ""RESIDENTIAL ZONES, ONE-F AMIL Y"" - Section 59-C-l.31 ""Land uses"" Did not check code for updates because multiple code sections are involved."