POLICY DATABASE
Policy Summary

This law generally requires that only native plants may be planted in county parks, but exempts a few types of areas where that requirement does not apply, including community gardens, demonstration plots and similar areas used to grow edible crops.

Background Information

State Wisconsin
Jurisdiction Name Walworth County
Jurisdiction Type County,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates an exemption
  • Expressly allows something
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
Unclear

This section generally requires planting of "native plants" in county parks. § 42-11.

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Sec. 42-11 is located in Chapter 42 - Parks and Recreation. History: Ord. No. 941-09/15, pt. I, 9-8-15.