Hammond, IN, Zoning Ordinance

Updated October 2020

By: Hammond City Planning Dept


Urban Agriculture

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).

Hammond, IN

2010 Population: 80,830

2010 Population Density: 3,548.91/square mile