Skip to main content

New Jersey Statutes Title 40. Municipalities and Counties 40 § 12-16.1

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

The county agriculture development board of a county in which the voters of the county have approved, in a general or special election, a proposition authorizing the acquisition of lands for farmland preservation purposes pursuant to P.L.1989, c. 30 (C.40:12-16 et seq.) or P.L.1997, c. 24 (C.40:12-15.1 et seq. ) shall, pursuant to the provisions of section 24 of P.L.1983, c. 32 (C.4:1C-31), adopt a prioritized list of farmland eligible for acquisition of development easements thereon by installment purchase agreements pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1992, c. 157 (C.40:12-16.1 et al.) if the county intends to acquire development easements on farmland in that manner.  The governing body of the county shall annually appropriate from the “County Open Space, Recreation, Floodplain Protection, and Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund” created pursuant to subsection c. of section 2 of P.L.1997, c. 24 (C.40:12-15.2) such amounts as it may deem necessary to finance the acquisition of development easements on farmland within that county by installment purchase agreement.

Cite this article: - New Jersey Statutes Title 40. Municipalities and Counties 40 § 12-16.1 - last updated February 19, 2021 |

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Was this helpful?

Thank you. Your response has been sent.

Copied to clipboard