Farm Determination Form

Welcome to the VAAFM Farm Determination/Farm Structure Variance application form!

Please note that once you start this form, you will not be able to save and come back later. The form is likely to take 10-15min to complete. Please have the following materials ready:

Farm Determination:

  • Size of operation (#acres, #of different livestock categories, etc)

Farm Structure Determination/Variance:

  • Zoning district of proposed structure
  • Name and contact information for town Zoning Administrator
  • Required town setbacks
  • Site Plan including building location, setbacks, etc.
  • Letter informing Municipal Zoning Authority of proposed construction

Choosing from the options below, please select the application you would like to fill out today. 

*For certified or permitted CSFOs, MFOs, and LFOs, your Annual Certification, coverage under the MFO General Permit, or LFO Permit provides proof of jurisdiction for your operation under VAAFM and no Farm Determination is needed.

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

 

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.7811
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431