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What charactertics define an agricultural area?

Hilltop Hanover Farm

  • Large lots
  • Productive farming
  • Horse farming
  • Rural character
  • Open space
  • Wood fencing
  • Limited signage
  • Stone walls

 Hilltop Hanover Farm sign

 

These "tools" are used to protect, enhance and encourage an agricultural area.

Stone stable

bulletPoint8px Large lot zoning

bulletPoint8px Scenic overlays

bulletPoint8px Transfer of development rights

bulletPoint8px Conservation easements

bulletPoint8px Agricultural districts

Pasture

bulletPoint8px Local ordinances

bulletPoint8px Scenic byway

bulletPoint8px Stone wall
     preservation

bulletPoint8px Fences