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HB19-1191

Allow Farm Stands On Any Size Principal Use Site

Concerning the ability of a farm stand to be operated on a principal use site of any sized land area regardless of whether the site has been zoned by a local government for agricultural operations.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subjects:
Agriculture
Local Government
Bill Summary

The bill defines "farm stand" to mean a temporary or permanent structure used for the sale and display of agricultural products resulting from agricultural operations that are conducted on the principal use site on which the farm stand is located.

The bill permits a farm stand to be located on a parcel of any size. The retail sale of goods to the public by a farm stand must include goods or other agricultural products that are grown or produced on the principal use site on which the farm stand is located or may include agricultural products resulting from agricultural operations that are not conducted on the principal use site to the extent permitted by the applicable local government. The bill does not prohibit a local government from requiring the operator of a farm stand to obtain a valid license or permit prior to operating the farm stand but in no way shall such local permitting or licensing requirements deny the use of the site as a farm stand.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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Introduced
Passed
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