PLANNING AND ZONING
LOCAL LAND USE PLANNING AND REGULATORY POWERS
Agricultural commissions shall have advisory and review authority and other duties as follows:
I. Survey and inventory all agricultural resources.
II. Conduct activities to recognize, promote, enhance, and encourage agriculture, agricultural resources, and agricultural-based economic opportunities.
III. Assist the planning board, as requested, in the development and review of those sections of the master plan which address agricultural resources.
IV. Advise, upon request, local agencies and other local boards in their review of requests on matters affecting or potentially affecting agricultural resources.
V. Coordinate activities with appropriate service organizations and nonprofit groups.
VI. Publicize and report its activities.
VII. Hire consultants and contractors as needed.
VIII. Receive gifts of money to assist in carrying out its purpose.
IX. Hold meetings and hearings necessary to carry out its duties.
Source. 2007, 266:1, eff. Aug. 28, 2007.