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Laws

West Virginia PACE Enabling Statute

These statutes authorize the PACE program in West Virginia, also known as its Voluntary Farmland Protection Program.

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.

Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
State
West Virginia
Level of Government
State
Law Type
State Laws
Keywords
Farmland Protection Overview, Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements
Citation
W. Va. Code §§ 8A-12-1 to 8A-12-21 (2019).

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