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Policy Summary

Prohibits the keeping of horses, cows, swine, sheep, goats, or poultry in Residential, Mixed Single Family/Mobile Home 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;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Unclear

"It is the intent of these districts to provide for single-family residential areas of low to medium density for single-family dwellings and individual mobile homes. In addition to providing for mixed single-family/mobile home areas, this district also provides for public and semipublic buildings and facilities and accessory structures as may be desirable and compatible with mixed single-family/mobile home residential development. In these districts, permitted nonresidential uses and special exceptions may be subject to restrictions and requirements necessary to preserve and protect the single-family residential character of these districts." Sec. 4.6.1

Includes definitions?
Yes

Section 2.1

Addresses implementation?
Unclear

See Article 3, Administrative Mechanisms.

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

"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?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Appendix B-Land Development Regulations; Article 4-Zoning regulations; § 4.6.4 - Residential, (Mixed) Single-Family/Mobile Home. 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, § 4, 11-26-2012.