Policy Summary

Prohibits the keeping of horses, cows, swine, sheep, goats, or poultry in Residential, Single Family Districts, except under the conditions of § 4.2.38, relating to supplementary regulations allowing certain urban agriculture uses.

Background Information

State Florida
Jurisdiction Name Newberry
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an exemption
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;
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?

Health-related goal?

Environmental goal?

Economic goal?

Includes findings?

Has a stated intent or purpose?

"It is the intent of these districts to provide for single-family areas of low to medium density together with public and semipublic buildings and facilities and accessory structures as may be desirable and compatible with such development, as well as surrounding development. Nonresidential uses in these districts may be subject to restrictions and requirements necessary to preserve and protect the single-family residential character of these districts." Sec. 4.5.1.

Includes definitions?

Section 2.1

Addresses implementation?

See Article 3, Administrative Mechanisms.

Enforcement provisions?

"A fine imposed pursuant to this section shall not exceed $250.00 per day for a first violation and shall not exceed $500.00 per day for a repeat violation, and, in addition, may include all costs of repairs pursuant to section 15.4.1 above. However, if the code enforcement board finds the violation to be irreparable or irreversible in nature, it may impose a fine not to exceed $5,000.00 per violation." Article 15.4.

Evaluation component?

Requires extra investment?

Code context and ordinance history

Appendix B-Land Development Regulations; Article 4-Zoning regulations; § 4.5.4-residential single family. History: Ord. No. 7-03, § 2, 6-9-2003; Ord. No. 16-03, § 2, 9-8-2003; Ord. No. 10-04, § 2, 7-12-2004; Ord. No. 16-12, § 2, 11-26-2012.


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