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Roads within the setback

All weather roads are not allowed in the setback. Agricultural setback areas in use as equipment turnarounds are allowed only if the following conditions are met:

  •  Agricultural turnarounds shall be maintained as grassy avenues/ filter strips during the entirety of the rainy season with planted cover-crop sufficient to prevent erosion of the avenue, AND
  • Grassy avenues shall not be tilled except for the infrequent need to reduce compaction or as necessary to re-seed with cover-crop. In this case, promptly cover the soil with 2 tons per acre straw and replant with a cover-crop before the rainy season.

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