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Farmland Assessment

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(Applications due 8/1 annually)

Upper Freehold Township is proud to have well over 500 participants assessed under the Farmland Assessment Act. This preferential assessment is made available to properties wherein a minimum of five (5) acres are actively devoted to agricultural or horticultural use (other rules apply). A major requirement is the annual filing of an application on or before August 1st.

If you are presently farmland assessed, you will receive the annual application form on or before July 1st.  If you do not receive this form or require a new application, please email this office at assessor@uftnj.com or call this office at 609-758-7738, ext. 216. The completed farmland assessment application must be returned on or before August 1st(hard copy of Farmland Applications can be either mailed or placed in the drop box in the vestibule of the newer building.   Please MAKE COPIES before dropping off.  RETURN the Original PLUS 1 copy of the FA-1 application, plus 1 copy of all else.     Please read the cover letter for specifics.)  (You may file electronically, but PLEASE fill in EACH SECTION!!)

Late applications will be cause for denial of your QFARM assessment for the following year.   Farmland forms and information can be found on the “Farmland” link below.

** NEW ** – Electronic filing of farmland assessment is an optional feature now available (additional information is on the farmland link below). 

NJ Forest Service – NJ DEP

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Farmland Application Package 2024

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Electronic Farmland Filing

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NJ State Approved Foresters Upd 5-6-24

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NJ State Regulation Regarding Cannabis

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Forest Stewardship Info

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Reminder_to_Farm_Assess_Applicants(1)

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Farmland Guidelines - by NJ Div of Taxation 1116

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Farmland Assessment - Div Taxation Accepted Guidelines

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