The front page of the Sample Zoning for Agriculture-like and Urban Agriculture document.

Sample zoning for agriculture-like and urban agriculture


May 13, 2020 - Author: Kurt Schindler, , and others

This Land Use Series publication presents a starting point for what aspects of agriculture can be regulated by local government. A sample zoning ordinance text is provided that accommodates urban agriculture, agriculture in category 4 sites, in communities of over 100,000 population, and agriculture-like land uses. This is intended for use by local planning and zoning officials and others interested in local government accommodating various local food systems. Please make sure your copy is not dated before May 13, 2020.

Also available is a MS Word document of just the sample zoning text.



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