ACT 319 - CLEAN & GREEN
 

ELIGIBLE LAND CLASSES: Agriculture-Agriculture Reserve-Forest Reserve

Agriculture

  • Ten (10) contiguous eligible net acres or more
  • Farmed preceding three (3)years
  • Evidence of such use and capabilities from soil surveys, etc.
  • Notify Assessor of change of use within thirty (30) days.

                                                      or

  • Less than ten (10) contiguous eligible net acres.
  • Farmed preceding three (3) years.
  • Potential capability of $2,000 gross income yearly.
  • Evidence of $2,000 gross income for each three (3) preceding years.

 

Agriculture Reserve*

  • Ten (10) contiguous eligible net acres or more.
  • Non-commercial use (no income or profit from any use of the land)
  • Cannot post "No Trespassing".
  • Open to the public free of charge, on a non-discriminating basis as to sex, age, nationality, etc. *Use of the lands by the public must be permitted for passive activities such as hunting, fishing, hiking, bird watching, etc.
  • Notify Assessor of change of use within thirty (30) days.

 

Forest Reserve

  • Ten (10) contiguous eligible net acres or more.
  • Capable of producing timber or wood products.
  • Notify Assessor of change of use within thirty (30) days.


The Assessor may require such documentation as deemed necessary to substantiate that the land in the application is capable of producing timber or other wood products. Documentation may include, but is not limited to, any of the following: photographs, a survey plan, income tax records, an inventory of trees by species and size, sales invoices of products sold, sales invoices from trees planted, an Affidavit, etc.