Purchase of Development Rights Program
PDR Program Overview
Scott County’s Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program is the second Agricultural Conservation Easement program by a local government in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Currently there are five (5) farms totaling 611 acres permanently protected by conservation easements.
Goals & Objectives
Our goal is to manage a farmland preservation program by purchasing conservation easements in the Rural Service Area of Scott County. The target goal is to preserve 20% of the agriculturally-zoned land within Scott County, with an annual goal to preserve 2,000 acres per year.
PDR Protected Farms
Donated Easement Information
You may apply to donate a conservation easement on your farm at any time.