Farmland preservation ordinances must be certified by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Ordinances may be certified for a period of up to 10 years. If you need to know the expiration of your certified farmland preservation zoning ordinance, please contact DATCP.
Farmland preservation zoning districts must follow the requirements found in
Chapter 91, Wisconsin Statutes. The ordinances may be more restrictive than state statute.
For information regarding the application process or the materials needed in order to certify a farmland preservation ordinance, see the ordinance application and instructions below.
Farmland Preservation Ordinance Application and Instructions