Presently, we have a multi-agency City
staff/multi-non government and private citizen Committee that is looking at
making comprehensive inclusions of community gardening into the fabric of
the various codes, plans and ordinances.
The City of Madison Ad-Hoc Committee on Community
Gardening is seeking examples of how community gardens have been
incorporated into 1) Zoning Codes and Ordinances, and 2)
official Land Use Plan and Policy documents.
Presently, community gardens are not a stand-alone
"listed use" and are an accessory use to other uses. It is sometimes necessary
to "stretch" existing definitions to accommodate community gardens within the
Could you please reply by January
25 in case I need to follow up with you before our next Committee
Thank you in advance.
Additional contact info:
Community Action Coalition - Community Garden Coordinator
(608)246-4730 x212 ph
(608)246-4760 fax (in case you can't attach