Hammond, IN, Zoning Ordinance
Updated October 2020
By: Hammond City Planning Dept
The city's zoning code addresses urban agriculture. It provides standards for community gardens administered by the city's adopt-a-lot program or other nonprofit organization or institutional sponsor (§19.15). The code prohibits the raising of illegal substances, animals, and bees, provides area and yard regulations, and addresses fencing, accessory structures, signage, ADA-compliant design, and water containers. The code also defines "community garden" (§1.50).
2010 Population: 80,830
2010 Population Density: 3,548.91/square mile