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Fairfield County Regional Planning Commission (RPC)
Regional Planning Commission (RPC)
Fairfield County Regional Planning Commission, Lancaster, Ohio.
Fairfield County
Regional Planning Commission: Farmland Preservation
Location Information:
Fairfield County Courthouse
210 East Main Street, Room 302
Lancaster, OH 43130
(directions/parking information)

Contact / Hours:
P: 740-652-7110
F: 740-681-4713
Email: rpc@co.fairfield.oh.us

8am - 4pm


Minor Subdivision (Lot Splits) Procedures
•  Lots Between 30,000 sq./ft. and 5.01 ac.
•  Lots over 5.01 acres
•  Lots being Tied to another Parcel
•  Major Subdivision Regulations
•  Subdivision Regulations
•  Schedule Fees

Zoning Resources
Ohio Revised Code
Rezoning Application Deadlines
Schedule Fees

Farmland  Resources
Dev.Strategy and Land Use Plan
U.S. Route 33 Bypass Corridor
Local Food Survey - View Results

Farmland is necessary for the production of food and fiber. However, it also benefits the community-at-large by providing open space, ground water recharge areas and wildlife habitat. Farmland, compared to other open space, provides a tax base that other preserved lands do not and uses significantly fewer services than developed land. Studies have shown that farmland uses significantly fewer services and therefore less tax money than it pays compared to developed land. Agriculture provides jobs and supports related services and industries crucial to the economic well being of the community.

Farmland Preservation is not about stopping development.  It is about balancing our economic growth and development while protecting the economic base of our agricultural industry, thus preserving the rural character of our community.  The Fairfield County Regional Planning Commission is actively working with several agencies for the protection of this vital resource.
Farmland Preservation in Fairfield County
Farmland Preservation in Fairfield County
View presentation
Fairfield County Agricultural
Economic Development Plan
View this plan
Farmland Preservation Resources
•  Ohio Department of Agriculture
•  Fairfield County Soil and Water Conservation District