Augusta County, VA, County Code


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Agritourism | Food Systems

The county’s zoning ordinance addresses agritourism. In the General Agriculture district, “agritourism activity” is defined (§25-71.1) and is permitted as an accessory use in the General Agriculture district in compliance with listed conditions (§25-72.1.D); otherwise a special use permit is required. Limited special events may be permitted if in compliance with performance standards; otherwise a special use permit is required (§25-72.1.E). Farm wineries, breweries, and distilleries are permitted as accessory uses (§25-72.1.F). Off-site sales of seasonal items and greenhouses, nurseries, produce stands, and pick-your-own farms are permitted by administrative permit subject to compliance with conditions (§25-73).

Augusta, VA

2010 Population: 73,750

2010 Population Density: 76.27/square mile