Chautauqua 20/20 Comprehensive Plan, Chautauqua County, New York

Jurisdiction Name: Chautauqua County
State/Province: NY
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 131,748
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2011
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: agriculture, agritourism, comprehensive plan, conservation, education, farmland preservation, organic, right-to-farm, zoning
Adopting Government Department(s):

Chautauqua County Legislature

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development
Support Entity(s):

Chautauqua County Planning Board, Legislative Comprehensive Plan Task Force

Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: Chautauqua County (funded by the act of legislature in October 2007)
Policy Outcome(s):

The comprehensive plan includes a section on Agriculture/ Foods, originating from a similarly named Focus Group. The top priorities are to preserve farmland by identifying and maintaining priority agriculture districts, supporting right-to-farm laws, and implementing strong agricultural zoning.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1Link 2