FPC Resources

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Type: Legislation

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

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (118.43 KB)
Type: Legislation

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...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Farmers' Markets, Food Processing, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Local Food Incubators, Market Gardens, Policy, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (34.9 KB)
Type: Legislation

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...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Food Production, Policy, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (111.15 KB)
Type: Legislation

City of Cleveland adopted legislation that permits the keeping of chickens, bees, and other livestock in all zoning districts within city limits.

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (156 KB)
Type: Legislation

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...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Farm Stands, Food Production, Food Security, Land Banks, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (32.92 KB)
Type: Legislation

The City of Cleveland adopted legislation in 2011 that allowed mobile food trucks to operate within city limits.

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Access, Food Distribution, Food Processing, Food Retail, Food Trucks, Local Food Incubators, Local Purchasing, Policy, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (272.07 KB)
Type: Application, Guide / How-To, Legislation

Due to the increasing number of high tunnels being constructed on urban farms in Cleveland as a result of the...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Season Extension, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Jan 9, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (106.99 KB)
Type: Legislation
Topics: Cuyahoga County, Land Use & Planning, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Jun 4, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (600.94 KB)
Type: Legislation

The Healthy Cleveland Resolution was introduced to Cleveland City Council on February 28, 2011.  The resolution is an initiative led by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland City Council,...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Farm-to-school (f2s), Food Access, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Policy, Public Health, School Nutrition, Urban Agriculture
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (28.43 KB)
Type: Legislation

Here's an article about how Councilman Joe Cimperman introduced three big piece of...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Access, Food Production, Food Security, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Policy, Rural-urban Interface, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Zoning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.11 MB)