Agricultural Zoning District Guidelines for Lancaster County, PA


By: County of Lancaster Plng Commission

Farmland Protection 

This guidebook for agricultural zoning, created as part of Lancaster County’s comprehensive planning process, describes the area-based fixed-scale and sliding-scale agricultural zoning prevalent within the county. The guide offers a model template for an agricultural zoning ordinance with extensive commentary that discusses regulation of the number and maximum size of lots and dwellings permitted on parent tracts.