Vacant Land

City of Cleveland Summary of Urban Agriculture and Green Space Policies

City of Cleveland Summary of Urban Agriculture and Green Space land use policies including:

 

  • Chicken and Bees ordinance
  • Urban Garden District Zoning
  • Urban Agriculture Overlay District (pending)
  • Agriculture in Residential Districts

 

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

Situating Food Symposium: Planning & Design for Urban Food Systems

November 8, 2013 - 2:00pm - November 9, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Knowlton Hall
275 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

OBJECTIVE

City of Cleveland - Urban Garden District Zoning

The City of Cleveland adopted legislation that created a new zoning district specifically for urban agriculture and related uses.

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

City of Cleveland - Urban Agriculture Overlay District DRAFT

The Urban Agriculture Overlay District was introduced to Cleveland City Council as a measure that would allow for more intensive uses of urban agriculture in certain areas designated by the city.  The legislation is currrently pending before Cleveland City Council.

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

City of Cleveland - Keeping of Farm Animals and Bees Licensing

The City of Cleveland adopted regulations that permit the keeping of farm animals and bees in all zoning districts throughout the city.  This legislation describes the permitting regulations through the Cleveland Department of Public Health that apply to the licenses required for keeping livestock.

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

City of Cleveland - Agriculture in Residential Districts

The City of Cleveland adopted amendments to the zoning regulations for residential districts that permit farm stands, different design guidelines for fencing, and allow agriculture as a principal use on vacant lots. 

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning