General Statutes

As illustrated in Planning for Agriculture: A Guide for Connecticut Municipalities, there are many Laws and Statutes that pertain to local efforts to support agriculture. The following are the Connecticut General Statutes referenced in the guide.

Definition of Agriculture
CGS § 1-1(q): http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap001.htm#Sec1-1.htm
Zoning Regulations
CGS § 8-2(a): http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap124.htm#Sec8-2a.htm
Planning Definitions (Cluster Development)
CGS § 8-18: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap126.htm#Sec8-18.htm
Plan of Conservation and Development
CGS § 8-23: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap126.htm#Sec8-23.htm
Property Tax Exemptions
CGS § 12-81: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap203.htm#Sec12-81.htm
Abatement of Property Tax
CGS § 12-81m: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap203.htm#Sec12-81m.htm
Property Tax Exemptions
CGS § 12-91: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap203.htm#Sec12-91.htm
Assessment of Farm and Forest Land
CGS § 12-107 (PA 490): http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap203.htm#Sec12-107a.htm
Right-to-Farm
CGS § 19a-341: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap368m.htm#Sec19a-341.htm
Permitted Uses in Wetlands
CGS § 22a-40(a)(1): http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap440.htm#Sec22a-40.htm
Certified Farmers' Markets
CGS § 22-6r: http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/pub/Chap422.htm#Sec22-6r.htm

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