Sec. 3-48. - Duties.
   The advisory board shall:
   (1)   Review and approve applications for qualified farmland and voluntary agricultural districts and make recommendations concerning the establishment and modification of agricultural districts;
   (2)   Conduct public hearings pursuant to division 7 of this article;
   (3)   Advise the board of commissioners on projects, programs, or issues affecting the agricultural economy or activities within the county that will affect agricultural districts;
   (4)   Review and make recommendations concerning proposed amendments to this article.
   The advisory board may:
   (1)   Develop a draft countywide farmland protection plan as defined in G.S. 106-744 (e)(1) for presentation to the board of commissioners;
   (2)   Study additional methods of farmland preservation and make recommendations to the board of commissioners; and
   (3)   Perform other agricultural related tasks or duties assigned by the board of commissioners.
(Ord. of 5-1-2006, § 5, Art. V-I.)