District Review Period

Per New York State Agriculture and Markets Law Section 303-a, every eight years any Agricultural District shall be reviewed. During this 30 day period - announced on this site annually-, residents involved in agriculture within the affected districts are encouraged to fill out a survey of their agricultural operations. Additionally, requests for inclusion or removal of property in the affected districts are accepted and considered.

Ongoing Reviews

  • In July 2022, Erie County began the eight-year review of Alden Newstead Agricultural District No. 1, Clarence Newstead Agricultural District No. 14, Lancaster Alden Agricultural District No.16, and Amherst Agricultural District No. 17. In accordance with the Erie County Agricultural District Consolidation Plan, these districts will be consolidated into the Consolidated North Agricultural District No. 1
  • North District Review and Consolidation Report

Recently Completed Reviews

  • In August 2021, Erie County completed the eight-year review of Marilla Agricultural District No. 5, Elma Agricultural District No. 13, and Wales Agricultural District No. 12. In accordance with the Erie County Agricultural District Consolidation Plan, these three districts were consolidated into the Consolidated Central Agricultural District No. 5. This information was transmitted to the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and was certified on on September 27, 2021. The next review of Consolidated Central Agricultural District No. 5 will be done on or before December 4, 2029.
  • In May 2016, Erie County completed the eight-year review of Eden Agricultural District No. 2, North Collins Agricultural District No. 4, Collins Agricultural District No. 8, and Brant-Evans Agricultural District No. 9. In accordance with the Erie County Agricultural District Consolidation Plan, the only modification proposed was the consolidation of the above-mentioned Agricultural Districts into the Consolidated Southwest Agricultural District No. 8. This information was transmitted to the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and was certified on June 23, 2016. The next review of Consolidated Southwest Agricultural District No. 8 will take place during or before June 2024. 
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