Below is an exerpt from the Colorado Statutes and Laws. This section is the actual law concerning the agricultural land designation for the State of Colorado. As you can see it is fairly vague, but this is the definition. Let Del Ponte Landscape company help you to use this law, and the subsequent tax saving associated with getting the Agricultural Land Status on your land.
Concerning limitations on the inclusion of agricultural lands within urban renewal areas.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 31-25-102, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SUBSECTION to read:
31-25-102. Legislative declaration. (4) The general assembly further finds and declares that:
(a) Urban renewal areas created for the purposes described in subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall not include agricultural land except in connection with the limited circumstances described in this part 1; and
(b) The inclusion of agricultural land within urban renewal areas is a matter of statewide concern.
SECTION 2. 31-25-103 (1), Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended, and the said 31-25-103 is further amended BY THE ADDITION OF THE FOLLOWING NEW SUBSECTIONS, to read:
31-25-103. Definitions. As used in this part 1, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Authority" or "urban renewal authority" means a corporate body organized pursuant to the provisions of this part 1 for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this part 1. "Agricultural land" means any one parcel of land or any two or more contiguous parcels of land that, regardless of the uses for which the land has been zoned, has been classified by the county assessor as agricultural land for purposes of the levying and collection of property tax pursuant to sections 39-1-102 (1.6) (a) and 39-1-103 (5) (a), C.R.S., at any time during the five-year period prior to the date of adoption of an urban renewal plan or any modification of such a plan.
(3.1) "Brownfield site" means real property, the development, expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which will be complicated by the presence of a substantial amount of one or more hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants, as designated by the United States environmental protection agency.
(7.5) "Urban-level development" means an area in which there is a predominance of either permanent structures or above-ground or at-grade infrastructure.
(8.5) "Urban renewal authority" or "authority" means a corporate body organized pursuant to the provisions of this part 1 for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this part 1.
SECTION 3. 31-25-107 (1) (c), the introductory portion to 31-25-107 (3.5) (a), and 31-25-107 (9) (a) (II), (10) (a), and (11), Colorado Revised Statutes, are amended, and the said 31-25-107 (9)
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