Welcoming Animals Back to the City: Navigating the Tensions of Urban Livestock Through Municipal Ordinances


Urban Livestock

This article studies ordinances from 22 U.S. cities that have recently revised their codes to allow for urban livestock and analyzes how codes regulate livestock through prohibitions of certain types of animals, zoning to establish where in the municipality livestock can be kept, site-level restrictions that define property characteristics required to keep productive animals, and requirements for managing livestock and their accessory structures on the property.

Topic: Food Systems
Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Article
Jurisdiction: Municipality