Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

What Does the Farm Exemption from Zoning Regulation Include?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Update Note:  The General Assembly in 2017 amended these statutes. S.L. 2017-108 removed use of a USDA Farm Identification number as a means of establishing whether property is used as a farm. It also requires that a farm have either a farmer sales tax exemption or that the property be enrolled in the use value […]

Local Governments and the Special Status of Bona Fide Farms

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

UPDATE September 2013:  In 2013 the General Assembly expanded the scope of the bona-fide-farm exemption in several respects.  S.L. 2013 – 347 amends G.S. 153A-340 to provide that exempt activity includes agricultural activity associated with a farm “and any other farm owned or leased to or from others by the bona fide farm operator, no […]