Skip to main content

Urban Agricultural Property Tax Credit

On March 7, 2017 the Montgomery County Council passed Bill 31-16, which provides a tax credit for urban agricultural properties that are zoned residential; are between 1/2 acre and 3 acres and which are used solely for urban agricultural purposes. The owner may live in a house on the property. The tax credit is limited to those properties for which the property owner has more than $5,000 in gross income from the sale of products grown or raised on the urban agricultural property. To be eligible for the credit, a property must be within 1,000 feet of a Metro Station Policy Area. The amount of the credit is 80% of the County property tax on the property. The credit is available for 5 years and the owner may apply to renew the credit after 5 years, for an additional 5 years of tax credits. The total number of years a property may receive the credit is 10 years. The tax credit will be terminated for years during which the property owner does not have more than $5,000 of gross income for the property.
Find more information from the following link(s):
To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.

Last Updated: 11/15/2018 17:24:42