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Model Ordinance – Farmers’ Markets

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Model Ordinance – Farmers’ Markets

Status

Year

2009

Jurisdiction

State

State

Non-Specified

POLICY AREA

Farmers’ Markets and Produce Stands

SUB-TOPIC

LOCALE

Non-Specified

SYNOPSIS

Provisions within local land use codes can have notable bearing on a community’s ability to create and / or sustain a farmers’ market. Local codes can clarify what a farmers’ market is, where they are permitted, allowed uses, and hours of operation. Communities seeking to encourage or better regulate farmers’ markets through code amendments can utilize and tailor this model ordinance.

SOURCE DOCUMENT

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SOURCE DOCUMENT INSTRUCTIONS

See page 12 of Report, ‘Establishing Land Use Protections for Farmers Markets.’