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Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan

On this page you will find the Agricultural & Farmland Protection Plan, plan appendices and all supporting maps. You will need to Adobe Reader to view these documents which can be downloaded with the link to the right. Get Adobe Reader

Agricultural & Farmland Protection Plan

Plan Appendices: (All Apendices)

  1. Residents Survey Report
  2. Summary of Monroe County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan – 1999
  3. Agricultural Provisions in the 1989 Town of Parma Master Plan
  4. Review of Agricultural Provisions in the Town of Parma Regulations
  5. Overview of Existing Plans, Programs and Regulations
  6. Implementation Tools – Supporting Materials
    1. Sample Local Right to Farm laws
      1. Town of Sweden right-to-farm Law
      2. Town of Eden Right-to-Farm Law
      3. Yates County Model Right-to-Farm Law
    2. Sample Administrative Procedures for Municipal Purchase of Development Rights Programs
      1. Cayuga County
      2. Livingston County
    3. NYS Law Authorizing Towns to Acquire Easements
    4. NYS PDR Grant Program application and information – 2008
      1. State PDR Rating Criteria
      2. NYSDAM Model Easement - Final - Aug2008-clean
    5. Agricultural Data Statement – Monroe County
    6. Promotional Programs – Farm to School; Grow Monroe; Pride of New York and other State Programs
      1. NYSAM Farm To School Brochure
      2. GROW Monroe Application
      3. Grow New York Brochure
    7. Transfer of Development Rights – Sample Regulations
      1. TDR Language LYSANDER 10-29-08
      2. Sending Receiving Parcel Map LYSANDER 12-15-09
      3. TDR draft ordinance Glenville June

Supporting Figures and Maps: (All Maps)

  1. Drainage
  2. Prime Agricultural Soils
  3. Active Farmland
  4. Agricultural Parcels
  5. Rented Farmland
  6. Housing Development Trends
  7. Sewer and Water Lines
  8. Availability of Public Sewer and Water – Single Family Dwellings
  9. Agricultural Suitability Ratings
  10. Parcel Ratings – Other Criteria
  11. Priority Preservation Areas and Existing Zoning

"Without local farmland, there is no local food." (AFT)

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