New Hampshire PACE Enabling Statutes
These statutes authorize two PACE programs in New Hampshire. Many states have Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) programs that provide funding to purchase development rights on private agricultural land to permanently protect it from non-farm development, keeping more land available for agriculture.
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements
Agricultural Land Preservation Program: N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 432.18 to 432.35 (2004). Land and Community Heritage Investment Program: N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 227-M:1 to 227-M:17 (2019).