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Title: 20 - Zoning

Chapter: 48 - General Provisions

Section: 95 - Agricultural Setbacks and Buffers

In accordance with the Del Norte County General Plan Policy 1.G.14 which "requires development within or adjacent to designated agricultural areas to include location, design, construction, and maintenance techniques that protect agriculture and minimize conflicts with adjacent agricultural uses", the County shall apply agricultural setbacks/buffers of at least 100 feet to new development requiring a discretionary review process and that are adjacent to lands that meet the definition of "agricultural lands" defined therein. No new residential structure or portion thereof, edible garden or orchard plants or wells shall be allowed within the 100 foot agricultural setback/buffer.  The County may alter 100 foot setback/buffer requirement based on sit specific conditions and recommendations from the County Agricultural Commissioner.
(Ord. 2008-05 ยง E, 2008.)