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2021 Annual Agricultural District Additions (NYSAML Article 25AA §303-b)

The annual 30-day application period for landowners to request to be included in an existing state-certified agricultural district, pursuant to NYS Agriculture & Markets Law (NYSAML) Article 25AA §303-b, is the month of October as designated by the Columbia County Board of Supervisors by Resolution No. 59-2004.  See here for a press release.

Any landowners interested in having their land added to an agricultural district may complete and submit 

this form,

which may also be found on the Planning Department webpage.  

 
As in the past, the administration of this provision of the Agricultural Districts Program will be handled by Columbia County Planning Department (CCPD) with the cooperation of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties County,  
Stephen Hadcockseh11@cornell.edu, 518-380-1497.
While

CCPD will be the lead for coordinating this

process
,

the law requires that applications be filed with Kelly Baccaro, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors,  before 4:00 pm on October 31

, 2021

.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you
Sincerely yours,
Patrice O. Perry, Director
Columbia County Planning Department
401 State Street, Hudson, NY  12534
Phone: 518.828.3375  x2319  Site:#37