Rural Auburn has a unique Agricultural and Resource Protection (AGRP) District, which has been in place since the early 1960’s and contains over 40% of the city’s land area, or over 20,000 acres. The AGRP regulations have limited development and promoted food, agricultural, timber and natural resource production and associated uses. The AGRP regulations have significantly restricted development for the last 50+ years. Today however, the nature and trends of farming and food production have drastically changed. This means the AGRP regulations have created unintended consequences that should be evaluated as part of the study.
Over the last 2 years, growing concerns have been raised by the City Council and others to re-evaluate the Agricultural and Resource Protection District. Potential goals of this evaluation might include:
See below for details on the upcoming Public Meeting:
AGRP PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2016
AUBURN CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS at 6:00 p.m.