Agricultural protection zoning popular
Zoning policies intended to protect farmland and farming activities from incompatible nonfarm uses, such as residential and commercial development. Agricultural protection zoning, aslo referred to as agricultural zoning, can specify many factors, such as preferred land use, minimum size of farm or the number of nonfarm or residential dwellings allowed. Agricultural zoning is usually based on historic land use, soil properties, and location and allows activities such as orchards, farms, ranching, or timber production.
Added: Sat Dec 29 2007
Last Modified: Sun Jan 20 2008