Farmland Preservation Plan & Zoning Ordinance

2022 Dane County Farmland Preservation Plan

Dane County updated and certified its Farmland Preservation Plan in 2022, as required by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) every ten years. The City of Fitchburg adopted the updated 2022 Dane County Farmland Preservation Plan.

DATCP Certification

The City of Fitchburg is included in the Dane County Farmland Preservation Plan. DATCP certification of the Dane County Farmland Preservation Plan and City's Farmland Preservation Zoning Ordinance enables qualifying landowners in the city to be eligible for the State of Wisconsin Farmland Preservation Tax Credits. The City's Farmland Preservation Zoning Ordinance applies to all lands in the City's Exclusive Agriculture (A-X) Zoning District.

Farmland Preservation Plan (Archived)

Farmland Preservation Zoning Ordinance

Lands Re-Zoned in Plan & Zoning Ordinance Update (Archived)