Code of Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas: Ordinance No. 15228

Jurisdiction Name: Wyandotte County
State/Province: KS
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 161,777
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: legislation and regulations
Year: 2015
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: farmers markets, food access, locally grown food, ordinance, permit, zoning district, zoning ordinance
Adopting Government Department(s):

Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Department of Urban Planning and Land Use
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Outcome(s):

The ordinance expands access to local, healthy food by simplifying the processes governed by local law for establishing farmers’ markets. The amendments provide a definition for farmers’ markets, amend the allowable special uses to include farmers’ markets, and allow farmers’ markets as a permissible accessory use in the following districts or their equivalents: AG, C-0, C-1, C-D, C-2, C-3, M-1, M-2, M-3, and TND.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1