Voluntary Agricultural District Program

In recognition of the importance of agriculture to the economic and social wellbeing of North Carolina and Catawba County, this program encourages the preservation and protection of farmland from non-farm development.

Catawba County’s Approved Voluntary Agricultural Districts (map)

2017 Annual Report

Catawba County's Agricultural District ordinance provides for the creation of an Agricultural Advisory Board to administer the program, including establishing the agricultural district and reviewing and approving applications for qualifying farmland. View our Annual Report for the most recent information about our progress.

For more information about Catawba County Voluntary Agricultural District participation and benefits, view our informational brochure.

To Apply:

For more information about the statewide Voluntary Agricultural District Program, including a map of districts in North Carolina, visit the North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation website.