In the majority of the cases, enrolling land in an agricultural district has these advantages:

  1. Deferment of any new assessments for improvements (such as water or sewer systems) as long as the land remains in the district;
  2. Legal protection against a nuisance lawsuit that is filed against any generally accepted agricultural practice used in the farming operation;
  3. Limited protection against the use of eminent domain;
  4. Protection from some zoning regulations.

Important Dates

After 1st Monday in January - CAUV filing period begins.

Before 1st Monday in March - CAUV filing period ends.