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Policy Summary

Establishes standards for urban agriculture, including operational requirements and application/registration requirements.

Background Information

State Florida
Jurisdiction Name New Port Richey
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
Yes

"For the health and safety of all area residents, synthetic chemical fertilizers, herbicides, weed killers, insecticides, and pesticides are not permitted on the property. " 7.25.02(A)(6)

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

"It is the purpose and intent of this division to establish appropriate standards which allow for urban agriculture, while mitigating any associated undesirable impacts. Urban agriculture may create impacts which can be detrimental to the quality of life of adjacent property owners." 7.25.01

Includes definitions?
Yes

2.01.00

Addresses implementation?
Yes

"Upon receipt of the application, the environmental committee shall add the contact information to the registry and forward an updated registry to code enforcement" 7.25.03(B)-(D)

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Appendix A-land development code; Chapter 7-Zoning; Section 7.25.00 Urban Agriculture. History: (Ord. No. 2016-2073, § XV, 6-21-2016)