Agricultural Lands Preservation Program

The Morgan Hill Agricultural Lands Preservation Program is intended to promote continued and viable agricultural activities in and around Morgan Hill through a comprehensive set of land use policies and implementation activities that together accomplish the following:
  • Preserve open space agricultural lands and agricultural activity within the Morgan Hill Sphere of Influence.
  • Promote the viability of small-scale agriculture through the preservation of agricultural land and the implementation of supporting General Plan policies.
  • Identify the combination of tools, techniques, mechanisms, and funding sources that form the best agricultural/open space land preservation program for the City of Morgan Hill.
  • Establish CEQA mitigation procedures to mitigate the loss of agricultural lands.
  • Focus land preservation in the City's Southeast Quadrant.