(11)   Urban Agricultural Use Category.
This category includes uses such as gardens, farms, and orchards that involve the raising and harvesting of food and non-food crops and the raising of farm animals. The urban agriculture subcategories are:
(a)   Animal Husbandry.
Uses that involve the feeding, housing, and care of farm animals for private or commercial purposes, subject to applicable Philadelphia Code regulations on farm animals (Section 10-101 488 and Section 10-112).
(b)   Community Garden.
An area managed and maintained by a group of individuals to grow and harvest food crops or non- food crops (e.g., flowers) for personal or group consumption, for donation, or for sale that is incidental in nature. A community garden area may be divided into separate garden plots or orchard areas for cultivation by one or more individuals or may be farmed collectively by members of the group. A community garden may include common areas (e.g., hand tool storage sheds) maintained and used by the group. Community gardens may be principal or accessory uses and may be located on a roof or within a building.
(c)   Market or Community-Supported Farm.
An area managed and maintained by an individual or group of individuals to grow and harvest food crops or non-food crops (e.g., flowers) for sale or distribution that is not incidental in nature. Market farms may be principal or accessory uses and may be located on a roof or within a building.
(d)   Horticulture Nurseries and Greenhouses.
A principal use involving propagation and growth of plants in containers or in the ground for wholesale or retail sales and distribution.

 

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   Enrolled bill read "10-101(8)"; cross-reference corrected by Code editor. See Bill No. 110210-A (approved May 25, 2011).