Growing Local

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Communities may use regulatory tools such as zoning ordinances and special use districts to establish designated areas for food processing, aggregation, and distribution.  The Burlington Vermont Code...
State-wide right to farm enabling ordinance.
Cleveland, Ohio, ordinance establishing local producer, food purchase and sustainable business preference.
The purpose of this law is to implement agricultural land conservation policies contained in the Davis general plan as they relate to required agricultural mitigation for development projects.
Sections 3-C and 3-E of the Fairfax County Virginia Zoning Ordinance authorize cluster development in specific zones. Cluster development is most effective when open space requirements are mandatory...
This ordinance implements the King County, WA TDR program.
These program guidelines establish the rules, regulations and operational procedures that the Agricultural Preserve Board and staff must follow when operating the county farmland preservation program...
This Lexington-Fayette County Ordinance defines "Active farm" and "Agricultural production."
The purpose of this is policy is to direct Linn County, Iowa, departments and agencies to make best efforts to purchase and advocate for local and sustainable food. Linn County employees, vendors,...
These sections of the Montgomery County, Maryland Zoning Ordinance authorize and enable the County's transferable development rights activities. 
Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance for Northampton, County, North Carolina.
Executive Directive 09-03 of July 9, 2009 states San Francisco's commitment to a food system promoting public health, environmental sustainability and social responsibility. This directive also...
The Food Service Waste Reduction ordinance, effective June 1, 2007, prohibits any establishment that serves food prepared in San Francisco from using polystyrene foam (Styrofoam) to-go containers....
The purpose of this zoning ordinance is to implement the comphrehensive plan and to preserve the availability of agricultural land; to protect farming operations; to promote the protection of soil...
The Town of Southampton developed an Agricultural Overlay District and Agricultural Planned Development District to encourage the business of farming and protect productive farmland for agricultural...
Circuit breaker statutes for Wisconsin.