North Carolina: Senate Bill Authorizing the Town of Wentworth to Exempt Agricultural Land From Zoning

Under North Carolina's 2005 Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Enabling Act (House Bill 607),cities may amend their ordinances applicable to their planning jurisdiction to provide flexibility to farming operations that are part of VAD programs (N.C. GEN. STAT. § 160A-383.2 (2006)). Some municipalities, such as Wentworth, North Carolina, have also received authority through state bills to provide exemptions for farming or forestry operations that meet certain criteria.

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March 1, 2007
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