Application Information

Welcome to the York County Agricultural Land Preservation Program’s Application page. Here you will find a variety of resources available to help you through the application process. Your application must be fully completed and meet all requirements before your farm may considered for the program.

Should you decide to participate with the York County Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program, please consult with your legal and tax counselors to understand the restrictions that would be placed on your farm deed as well as the tax implications of conservation easement income.

Remember the next deadline for Application is February 15, 2022.  You may apply prior to this date to confirm qualification, however a Complete Application and signed baseline map of the lands offered for preservation is required by the deadline.  An appointment is strongly recommended to confirm Application information is complete and a baseline map is accurate.  Staff will assist with mapping.  Maps may only be edited twice prior to the application deadline. As always, we encourage you to contact us at (717) 840-7400 with any questions or to schedule application assistance.