Category: Right To Farm Laws

Shenandoah Valley Counties and SVN oppose legislation before the 2013 General Assembly that would eliminate local zoning control over farm and rural land uses.

Counties Prepare for New Farm Zoning Rules

Shenandoah Valley counties will lose much oversight over a range of commercial events and sales on local farms on July 1, when new state rules on agritourism zoning go into effect. Senate Bill 51, introduced in 2014 by state Sen.

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2013 Right to Farm Legislation Defeated

Shenandoah Valley Counties and SVN successfully opposed legislation before the 2013 General Assembly that would have eliminated local zoning control over farm and rural land uses. A bill to amend the state’s right to farm law died in the Senate Agricultural and Natural Resources Committee.

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Local Farm Zoning Threatened

SVN opposes legislation before the 2014 General Assembly to eliminate local zoning control over on-farm sales and activities, specifically two identical bills on agritourism approved by both chambers.

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