Remember--The Filing period for PA 490 is Sept. 1 to Oct.31

Public Act 490 2010 GuideDo you own Farmland, Forest Land or Open Space?

In 1963, The Connecticut General Assembly enacted Public Act 63-490, an act concerning the taxation and preservation of farm, forest or open space, commonly referred to as "PA 490."

Public Act 490 is Connecticut's Land Use Value Assessment Law for Farm Land, Forest Land and Open Space Land--one of the most important laws to help preserve an agricultural, forest, and natural resource land base in Connecticut.

How PA 490 benefits Connecticut.

For more than 30 years Connecticut Farm Bureau Association has published and distributed a "PA 490 Guide," a practical guide that provides an overview of PA 490 for landowners, assessors, government officials, and others wanting to understand how this law is applied.

Download the free CFBA PA 490 Webinar

Here are other forms and information that you may find useful regarding Public Act 490 classifications:

The updated copy of the PA 490 Guide, and the series of presentations about its highlights, is funded in part by matching funds from the Connecticut Department of Agriculture through the Community Investment Act PA 05-228.

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