The committee advises the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors on matters related to Agricultural and Forestal Districts within the county. The committee also identifies, researches and promotes programs and projects to preserve the rural character of Louisa County. Click on the link for a AFD Program Brochure. Here is also a Frequently Asked Questions document.
For the districts, the committee shall render expert advice as to the nature of farming and forestry and agricultural and forestal resources within the district and their relation to the entire locality.
Upcoming Meeting - October 27, 2021 - CANCELLED
The Ag/Forestal and Rural Preservation Committee will not meet in the month of November and December of 2021, unless an Ag/Forestal District application is submitted for review.
Members meet the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.
Louisa County Office Building, 1 Woolfolk Ave, Louisa, VA 23093
The committee shall consist of four landowners who are engaged in agricultural or forestal production, four other landowners of the locality, the Commissioner of the Revenue, and a member of the local governing body. The members of the committee shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the local governing body.
Terms are indefinite.
Louisa County Agricultural and Forestal Districts
To get a closer look at the districts, click the map below to open Louisa’s GIS maps. Click "I agree", then "Layers" on the far right side of your screen. Finally, check the Louisa AFD box in the layers menu, then zoom in.