Agricultural Exemption

Chapter 13, Section 1304, of the Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance states "This Ordinance shall not prevent, restrict or otherwise regulate the use or occupation of land or improvements for railroad, mining, metallurgical, grazing or general agricultural purposes, if the tract concerned is five or more contiguous commercial acres. Property is not exempt from the Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance and/or Building Safety Ordinance unless and until the Maricopa Planning and Development Department has issued a Certificate of Exemption for that property." 

​Resources

Agricultural Exemption Application Packet (PDF)
Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance (PDF)