Land use taxation program to remain unchanged; revalidation to come back for a vote

An Albemarle County program that grants a reduced tax assessment to property owners who use their land for agricultural purposes will remain unchanged. At their meeting on July 9, 2008, the Board of Supervisors declined to make any changes to land use taxation. Staff had prepared a report that explored the effects on County revenue and staff-time if land use taxation only applied to property that qualified as “open space” under state law.

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