Seeding the City: Land Use Policies to Promote Urban Agriculture

Urban Livestock

This report from ChangeLab Solutions offers a framework and model language for urban agriculture land-use policies that communities can tailor to their particular context and needs. The report explores five key questions for cities to consider when creating effective land-use policies, examines additional tools and strategies for support urban agriculture in urban areas, and summarizes laws other than land-use regulations that can affect urban agriculture. The report offers model comprehensive plan and zoning language for urban agriculture and includes a section on urban animal-keeping with model regulatory language for bees and chickens.   

Jurisdiction: County
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Topic: Food Systems
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Model
Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy