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Outline of Agricultural Promotion Regional System

Final update date September 17, 2019

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1.Purpose of the System

This system is deemed necessary to comprehensively promote agriculture in consideration of natural, economic and social conditions based on the Act on the Development of Agricultural Promotion Areas (hereinafter referred to as the “Agricultural Promotion Act”). The purpose is to contribute to the sound development of agriculture and to the rational use of national land resources by taking measures to systematically promote necessary measures for the development of the area. You.
About agriculture promotion area system (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries homepage) (outside site)

2.System structure

1.The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries listens to the opinion of the Food and Agriculture and Rural Policy Council and formulates basic guidelines on securing agricultural land.
2.The prefectural governor consults with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, establishes the basic policy for agricultural promotion area maintenance based on the basic guidelines, and designates the agricultural promotion area.
3.The municipalities that have been designated as agricultural promotion areas will discuss with the prefectural governor and establish an agricultural promotion area maintenance plan.

Composition of Agricultural Promotion Area Improvement Plan

Master Plan: Development and development of agricultural production bases
Agricultural land use plan, etc. Agricultural land area and designation of agricultural use classification of land in the area

About farmland area

Agricultural measures will be implemented with priority.
There are tax incentives such as reduction of inheritance tax.
It cannot be used for purposes other than those specified in the agricultural land use plan.

3.Agricultural land area certification

It proves that the land is located in the agricultural land area prescribed in Article 8, Paragraph 2, Item 1 of the Agricultural Promotion Act.

Applications for certificates are accepted at the relevant agricultural administration office.
Agricultural land area certification request (external link) (external site)

4.Procedure pertaining to change of agricultural promotion area maintenance plan

1.Regular Changes
Changes to be made based on the results of a basic survey pursuant to the provisions of Article 12-2, Paragraph 1 of the Agricultural Promotion Act. About every five years.

2.Changes from time to time
Changes to be made for reasons other than regular changes (changes in the basic policy for agricultural promotion area maintenance performed by the prefecture). About twice a year.

5.Consultation Desk

・Northern Agricultural Administration Office: 045-948-2477
[Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Hodogaya, Asahi, Kohoku, green, Aoba, Tsuzuki]

・Southern Agricultural Administration Office: 045-8686-8491
[West, middle, south, Konan, Isoko, Kanazawa, Tozuka, Sakae, Izumi, Seya]

Inquiries to this page

Environmental Planning Bureau Agricultural Administration Department Agricultural Administration Promotion

Telephone: 045-671-2630

Telephone: 045-671-2630

Fax: 045-664-4425

Email address: [email protected]

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