Many municipalities have taken the extra step of adopting a local Right to Farm ordinance to show their support for farmers and local agriculture.

This might be one of several measures a town has taken (some have adopted additional ordiances or developed comprehensive farmland preservation plans, for instance) to support and promote agriculture as a business.

The Right to Farm Program can assist municipalities in drafting or revising a local Right to Farm ordinance. The program has developed a Model Right to Farm Ordinance, and Right to Farm Program staff, along with County Agriculture Development Board staff, are available to help answer questions and discuss ideas with municipal officials.

The Right to Farm Program is assembling a statewide list of New Jersey's local Right to Farm ordinances. Below is a list of municipalities with an ordinance. For any municipality below without a link to its online code, please contact the muncipal clerk or Right to Farm Program staff to obtain a copy.

Atlantic - Burlington - Camden - Cape May - Cumberland - Gloucester - Hunterdon
Mercer
- Middlesex - Monmouth - Morris - Ocean - Salem - Somerset - Sussex - Warren


Atlantic
  Buena - Ch. 150-136, Farming rights
Egg Harbor - Ch. 225, Zoning - 225-50.1, Agriculture
Hammonton - Ch. 175, Land Development - 175-88, Agricultural Management
Burlington
Chesterfield - Ch. 62 Agricultural and Farming Activities - 62.1, Right to farm, permitted use
Evesham - Ch. 160, Zoning - 160-33.1, Right to Farm
Florence - Ch. 34, Agriculture - Article I, Right to Farm
Mansfield - Ch. 19A, Right to farm
Moorestown - Ch. 72, Right to Farm

North Hanover

Shamong - Ch. 110, Land Development - 110-24, Right to Farm

Southampton - Ch. 12, Land Development - 12-3.5 AR - Agricultural Residential District

Springfield - Ch. 215, Zoning - 215-99, Right to Farm
Camden
  Waterford
Cape May 
Lower - Ch. 302, Right to Farm

Middle - Ch. 139, Farming - 139.1-2, Right to Farm

Dennis
West Cape May - Ch. 16, Right to Farm
Cumberland
Deerfield - Ch. 120, Land Development - 120-21, Overlay District Regulations - 120-21.A, Agricultural Industrial and Commercial Overlay District.

Greenwich

Hopewell
Lawrence
Millville City - Ch. 30, Land Use and Development - Article XV, Specially Protected Uses - 30-146, Farms. (Search "30-146")

Upper Deerfield

Vineland City - Ch. 151, Agricultural Zones. (Reference to Right to Farm Act)
Gloucester
 

East Greenwich

Elk Twp.
Franklin - Ch. 253, Land Development - 253-101, Right to Farm
Harrison - Ch. 225, Zoning - Article XI, Right to Farm District - 225-82 to 225-84
Logan
Mantua
Monroe - Ch. 175, Land Management - 175-90, Agriculture
Newfield
South Harrison - Part 5, Zoning - 90-5.36, Right to Farm

Woolwich - Ch. 143, Property Maintenance - 143-14, Right to Farm;
Ch. 203, Zoning - 203-18, Right to Farm

Hunterdon

Alexandria

Bethlehem

Clinton - Ch. 165, Land Use Regulations, 165-123 Right to Farm
Delaware Twp. - III-15, 3:4.3, Right to Farm
East Amwell - Ch. 110, Right to Farm
Holland
Kingwood
Lebanon
Raritan
Readington - Ch. 116, Farming - 116-1, Right to Farm

Tewksbury

West Amwell - Ch. 109, Land Development - 109-64, Right to Farm
Mercer
East Windsor

Hamilton - Ch. 160, Land Development - 160.136, Right to farm

Hopewell Twp. -Ch. XXII, Right to Farm. (Click Hopewell Right to Farm Ordinance)
Lawrence
West Windsor - Ch. 200, Land Use - 200-146, Right to Farm

Washington

Middlesex
Cranbury - Ch.81, Farming; 81.1-3, Right to Farm

East Brunswick

Monroe - Ch. 113, Farming and Agriculture
Old Bridge - Ch. 151, Right to Farm
Piscataway
Plainsboro - Ch. 61, Right to Farm
South Brunswick - Ch.42, Environment; Article VI, Farming
Monmouth
Colts Neck - Ch 180, Right to Farm. (Click "Info and Documents", "Municipal Code", and "Table of Contents", then search "Right to Farm")

Freehold Twp.

Holmdel Twp. - Ch. 24, Farming / 24-1, Right to Farm
Howell - Ch. 244, Right to Farm
Manalapan - Ch. 95, Development Regulations - 95-7.48, Right to Farm; Ch. 164, Right to Farm
Marlboro - Ch. 84, Land Use Development and Regulations / Article III, Zoning: Standards and Regulations / 84-30.1, Right to Farm
Millstone - Ch. 27-1, Right to Farm
Upper Freehold - Ch. XXIII, Right to Farm and Country Code
Morris - See also the Morris CADB's RTF Program website 
Boonton

Chester Boro. - Ch. 163, Land Development. (No Right to Farm ordinance, but has some Right to Farm elements)

Chester Twp. - Ch. 93, Farming - Right to Farm
Denville
Harding - Ch. 105, Land Use and Development - 105-130.L, Right to Farm
Jefferson - Ch. 229 - Right to Farm
Lincoln Park - Article XIX - Right to Farm
Long Hill - Ch. XXXVI - Right to Farm
Mendham Boro. - Ch. 215, Zoning - 215-12.1, Agricultural Uses
Mendham Twp.

Montville

Mount Olive - Ch. 400, Land Use - Article VIII, Right to Farm - 400-102 to 400-104

Randolph

Rockaway

Washington - Ch. 217, Zoning - 217-40, Agricultural uses

Ocean
Dover - Ch. 348, Land Use and Development - 348-5.25.1, Right to Farm

Jackson - Ch. 109, Land Use and Development - 109-161, Right to Farm

Plumstead
Salem
  Pittsgrove - Ch. 60, Land Use and Development - 60-3, Right to Farm

Upper Pittsgrove

Somerset
  Bernards - Ch. 29, Right to Farm
Branchburg - Ch. 2, Administration - Ch. 25, Right to Farm
Franklin
Hillsborough - Ch. 163, Farming - Article I, Right to Farm; Ch. 188.3.K, Land Use and Development, Agricultural Districts, Right to Farm

Montgomery - Ch. VIII, Building, Housing, and Farming - 8.5, Right to Farm

Peapack and Gladstone - Ch. 21 - Right to Farm
Sussex
Andover - Ch. 190 Zoning - 190-29, Right to farm.
Frankford - Ch. XXVIII - Right to Farm
Franklin - Ch. 161, Land Development - 161-38, Right to Farm
Fredon
Green
Hampton
Hardyston
Lafayette
Montague
Sandyston
Stillwater - Ch. 179, Right to Farm
Vernon
Wantage - Ch. 13, Zoning - 13.19, Right to Farm
Warren
  Blairstown - Ch. 153, Right to Farm
Franklin - Ch. 73, Farming - Article I, Agricultural Rights - Ch. 73.1-3, Right to farm
Frelinghuysen
Greenwich
Harmony
Hope
Independence
Knowlton
Liberty
Mansfield
Pohatcong - Ch. 285, Zoning - 285-31, Right to farm
Washington - Ch. 98, Right to Farm
White
For more information on the Right to Farm Program, contact your CADB or the SADC at (609) 984-2504.
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