Town of Bayfield Farmland Preservation Program

100 Point-Score Criteria for Ranking PDR Applications

  1. Quality of the parcel as farmland (possible total 25 points)
  2. Development pressure (possible total 20 points)
  3. Financial considerations (possible total 20 points)
  4. Scenic, environmental, and historic qualities (possible total 20 points)
  5. Other considerations (possible total 15 points)

At this time, 7/15/02, the Farmland Preservation Committee is considering making a recommendation to the Town Board for a minor revision of the criteria to include a point-score award for whole-farm applications over segmented or part-parcel applications.