Onondaga County Agricultural District Annual Request Period 1/30/2022

ONONDAGA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT ANNUAL REQUEST PERIOD JANUARY 1-30, 2022

 

The Onondaga County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board (AFPB) announces the annual request period for the addition of viable agricultural lands into Onondaga County Agricultural Districts is set for January 1, 2022 to January 30, 2022.

Agricultural districts are intended to encourage the continued use of farmland for agricultural production. Enrollment of land into a State certified agricultural district provides protection for accepted agricultural practices through New York State Agricultural Districts Law. Viable agricultural land is land highly suitable for a farm operation.

Request forms and additional information are available at www.ongov.net/planning/agdist.html, or by contacting the Syracuse-Onondaga County Planning Agency at 315-435-2611 or countyplanning@ongov.net.