Zoning Code Update: Restrictions on the Keeping of Farm Animals and Bees, No. 457.11

Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
State/Province: OH
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 396,816
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2011
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: agriculture, animal husbandry, backyard animals, chicken, chickens, goat, health, honeybees, urban, urban agriculture, zoning
Adopting Government Department(s):

Cleveland Planning Commission

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Cleveland Department of Building and Housing
Support Entity(s):

Cleveland Department of Public Health

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

Established building permitting and procedures for the keeping of farm animals and bees in a manner that prevents nuisances to occupants of nearby properties and prevents conditions that are unsanitary or unsafe.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1