Rappahannock County Farmland Protection Program

Virginia farm and forest land provide clean water and airsheds, biological diversity, scenic vistas and rural character that have a public value as well as a private value.

The specific purposes of the FP program include, but are not limited to:

  1. Preserving farm and forest lands;
  2. Establishing a program by which the County can acquire conservation easements voluntarily offered by owners to serve as one means of assuring that the County's resources are protected and efficiently used;
  3. Establishing and preserving open-space and preserving the rural character of Rappahannock;
  4. Protecting and enhancing the quality of life for the inhabitants of the County;
  5. Promoting tourism through the preservation of scenic resources and a healthy, economically viable agricultural base for the local economy.

The FP program shall be available for all lands in the County in a resource preservation zoning district, except those lands under the ownership or control of the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or an agency or instrumentality thereof. Any conservation easement acquired under the FP program shall be voluntarily offered by the owner.

Contact Rappahannock County Farmland Protection Program

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Contact Rappahannock County Farmland Protection Program

Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors
3 Library Rd
Washington, Virginia  22747
Phone: (540) 252-9989


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  • Rappahannock County, Virginia

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