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CHAPTER 19. AGRICULTURE.

´╗┐ARTICLE 36. AGRITOURISM RESPONSIBILITY ACT.

§19-36-5. Maintenance of property status for certain purposes; exceptions.

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, the occurrence of agritourism does not change the nature or use of property that otherwise qualifies as agricultural for building code and property tax classification purposes.

(b) An agritourism business may use certain of its facilities for occasional events without complying with building codes applicable to structures used for such purposes on a full-time basis as long as such facilities are deemed structurally sound and otherwise safe for the intended use.

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