New York Agricultural Districts Enabling Statutes
New York's Agricultural Districts Law was enacted in 1971 to help keep farmland in active agricultural production.  An agricultural district can be developed when a group of interested landowners - who collectively own 500 acres - submit a proposal to their county requesting the formation of a district.
Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
New York
Level of Government
Law Type
State Laws
Agricultural Districts, Land Use Planning, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems, Real Property Tax Relief, Right to Farm
N.Y. Agric. & Mkts. §§ 300 to 310 (2006).

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