Programs of the Agricultural Commissioner

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Application Procedure

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Applications are due annually on or before September 15. To obtain an application and additional information, please contact the Clerk of the Board's Office
(831) 755-5066 or

Landowners interested in applying for an agricultural preserve or farmland security zone contract are encouraged to contact the Planning Department as early as possible to ensure the correct forms and procedures are followed.

Salinas Permit Center
168 W. Alisal St.
2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-5025

Additional detailed information on application procedures can be found in the Monterey County Board of Supervisors Resolutions No. 03-383 and No. 01-486.

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