§ 45-1. Purpose; Statutory Authority; Title.
The purpose of this Chapter is to encourage the voluntary preservation and protection of
farmland from nonfarm development, recognizing the importance of agriculture to the
economic and cultural life of the County.
Pursuant to authority conferred by N.C.G.S.106, Article 61 and for the purpose of
promoting the health, safety, morals and general welfare of Henderson County, the
Board of Commissioners of Henderson County, North Carolina, does enact the following
sections, which shall be known as the "Voluntary Farmland Preservation Program
Ordinance of Henderson County, North Carolina."