Agricultural Preservation


Joy Levy, Program Administrator | 410-313-5407
Recent News

County Executive Re-Opens ALPP

County Executive Calvin Ball re-opens the ALPP on June 5, 2019. The program is now accepting new applications!

ALPP Announcement Video | Photos


What is ALPP? Through this voluntary program, a farmer whose land meets certain size and soil criteria can offer to sell a perpetual easement to the County, while holding fee simple title to the land and continuing to farm. The farm may be sold, but the easement, which restricts the development of the property, remains with the land and binds future owners.


How do I apply? Please read through the informational links below for a more step by step process of the application procedures.

Overview | Application | Application Process Procedures | Soil and Water Quality Plan Status | Eligibility Criteria


Who should I contact if I have questions? Joy Levy, Program Administrator, 410-313-5407

Tax Credit for Land in ALPP

What is the tax credit? A property tax credit shall be granted, upon