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"The law aims to reduce loss of agricultural resources in the county by limiting the circumstances under which farming could constitute a nuisance, and to allow standard agricultural practices to be used ""free of unreasonable and unwarranted interference or restriction"" throughout the county, as long as those farming practices are conducted appropriately."
"locally produced fresh commodities section 2, public health and safety (section 4)"
"promotes environmental quality" (section 2)
"promotes economic stability" and "provides employment for agri-service" (section 2)
"""The Wyoming County Board of Supervisors finds, declares and determines that agriculture is vital to Wyoming County, New York, because it is a livelihood and provides employment for agri-service, provides locally produced fresh commodities; agricultural diversity promotes economic stability; agriculture maintains open space and promotes environmental quality; and agricultural land does not increase the demand for services provided by local governments."" Section 2"
"""It is the purpose of this law to reduce the loss to Wyoming County of its agricultural resources by limiting the circumstances under which farming may be deemed to be a nuisance and to allow agricultural practices inherent to and necessary for the business of farming to proceed and be undertaken free of unreasonable and unwarranted interference or restriction"" Section 2"
Uncodified Local Law of Wyoming County, New York, Establishing the Right to Farm Legislation, Local Law No. 5 for 2008.