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Most of the documents listed under the heading "Voluntary Agricultural Districts & Preservation Programs" are listed under areas of information such as "County Voluntary Agricultural District and Preservation Program Information", for example, which contains the names of several counties with information regarding their respective programs. Under these information areas the document names and the file formats that the documents are available in are listed. The exception to this organization is Protecting Farms and Farmland in the Triangle which is not an information area but is a single document alone. The clickable file format follows this document. Documents listed under the heading "Guidance Documents & Brochures" are followed by the file format that the document is available in and a description of that document. The file formats are Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Portable Document Format (PDF). Microsoft Word (DOC) files may be available for some documents as well. File format abbreviations link directly to the documents. HTML files may be viewed in most browsers including text only browsers and should be accessible using screen readers.. PDF files require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader to view, search, download, and print. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader click on the following icon below to download this program:

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Voluntary Agricultural Districts & Preservation Programs

The following are links to information regarding voluntary agricultural districts, preservation programs, and farmland protection plans.

  • North Carolina County Land Preservation Ordinances and Programs   See link below...

    Click on the following link to go to the webpage containing county ordinances and programs in pdf or html: County Ordinances.

  • County Voluntary Agricultural District and Preservation Program Information  See links below...

    • Buncombe County - Farmland Preservation Program  HTML

    • Cabarrus County - Cabarrus County Voluntary Farmland Preservation Program Ordinance  HTML

    • Caldwell County - Farmland Preservation Program and Voluntary Agricultural Districts  HTML

    • Durham County - Preserving Farmland in Durham County HTML

    • Orange County - Voluntary Agricultural Districts  HTML


  • Protecting Farms and Farmland in the Triangle  PDF
    Discusses the development of a farmland protection plan. Written by Ben Hitchings, Triangle J Council of Governments (March 2000), Technical Memo: Smart Growth Series, No. 1 [Editor's Note: This PDF document is searchable.]

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North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund

Please go to the following URL about farmland preservation grants:
<http://www.ncadfp.org/>.

 

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Guidance Documents & Brochures

The following are links to guidance documents and brochures that address various methods and tools for land preservation:

  • How to Protect Your Land  PDF (Document is currently being updated. Go to www.ctnc.org to order.)
    by
    The Conservation Trust for North Carolina (Copyright 1995), Revised 1998. [Editor's Note: This PDF document is not searchable.]

  • How to Protect the Future of Your Land  PDF (Document is currently being updated. Go to www.ctnc.org to order.)
    by The Conservation Trust for North Carolina (Copyright 1997). Written by Brian Dobyns, Piedmont Planning Associates and CTNC Counselor. [Editor's Note: This PDF document is not searchable.]

  • American Farmland Trust - Technical Assistance Service  See link below...
    Click on the following link to go to fact sheets produced and maintained by American Farmland Trust's Technical Assistance Service; they're available in html and pdf: http://farmlandinfo.org/fic/tas/index.htm

 

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Links to Tools and Resources

The following are links to other resources available for various methods and tools for land preservation. The link follows the name of the site to which it goes.

 

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Disclaimer

This searchable database is intended to supply general information. We try to insure the accuracy of this information, but cannot guarantee that this information is accurate. Laws change quickly, and the reader should always ensure that legal information of any sort is up-to-date and accurate before relying on it. The legal information provided at this site is general, and not specific. The reader should never assume that this information applies to his or her specific situation without consulting competent counsel in his or her home state. This website is not intended to be a solicitation. The information contained within is for informational purposes only. Nothing herein constitutes the provision of legal advice or services. By clicking on links on this page, you acknowledge having read and understood this disclaimer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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