Assist New Milford in protecting and preserving our surviving farmlands

Your Farmer Rights

Here you can find resources related to your legal rights as a farmer

A practical guide with case studies to leasing farmland in CT

The Right to Farm Ordinance

PA490 Guide

In 1963, The Connecticut General Assembly enacted Public Act 63-490, an act concerning the taxation and preservation of farmland.¬†For more than 25 years Connecticut Farm Bureau Association has published and distributed a “PA 490 Guide,” a practical guide that provides an overview of PA 490 for landowners, assessors, government officials, and others wanting to understand how this law is applied.
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