Urban Agriculture Zoning Code Text Amendment, Ordinance No. 2012-Or-016, 017, 018, 019, 020, 021, 022, 023, 024, 025, 026, 027

Jurisdiction Name: Minneapolis
State/Province: MN
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 392,880
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2012
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: agriculture, aquaculture, aquaponics, cold frame, community garden, farm, farmers market, farmstand, food production, food retail, greenhouse, hoop house, hydroponics, market garden, mini market, minneapolis urban agriculture policy Plan, production, retail, urban, urban agriculture, urban farm, zoning, zoning ordinance
Adopting Government Department(s):

Minneapolis City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: not applicable
Funding Sources: not applicable
Policy Outcome(s):

amended Title 20, Chapters 520, 530, 535, 536, 537, 541, 543, 546, 547, 548, 549, and 550 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Zoning Code to allow basic commercial agriculture (growing of food for sale in city limits) and implements policies of the Urban Agriculture Policy Plan, including defining and permitting market gardens, urban farms, aquaponics, aquaculture, hydroponics, community gardens, farmers market, mini-market, hoop houses, cold frames, greenhouses, and farmstand in various zoning districts

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1