Tools for Agriculture

Agriculture in Developed Communities

Many municipalities are fielding more requests for agricultural businesses or at-home food production, even in fully developed municipalities or more developed parts of rural municipalities. This guide is designed to help municipalities plan for these uses.


Agricultural Conservation Easements

Agricultural Zoning

Backyard Chicken Keeping

Community Gardens

Controlled-Environment Agriculture (CEA)

Farmers' Markets

Farmworker Housing

Growth Boundaries

Rural Center Zoning

Secondary Farm Business