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Agricultural land conditions

​​​The conditions listed below are those typically used for the purposes of agricultural land control.

Agricultural conditions (a) & (b)

(a)  that the land involved in the transaction, shall not, without the consent of the Minister for the Environment, be occupied by anyone other than a bona fide inhabitant of the Island specifically approved by the Minister who is wholly or mainly engaged in work of an agricultural nature in Jersey for his own benefit and profit

(b)  that the land involved is used for agricultural or horticultural purposes only; this excludes the grazing of equine animals and the growing of trees without the written consent of the Minister for the Environment

Conditions added to (a) & (b) if land is purchased by non-agriculturalis

(e)  that the land involved shall not be occupied by the purchaser(s)

Condition (g) added to (a) & (b) if land purchased by non-agriculturalist but has a sitting tenant

(g)  the purchaser shall notify the Minister for the Environment if there is a change of tenant of the land involved by completing and returning a Land Transaction Form

Condition (h) added to (a) & (b) if the land is unoccupied at the time of purchase by a non-agriculturalist

(h) the purchaser shall notify the Minister for the Environment of the leasing arrangements of  the land involved by completing and returning a Land Transaction Form

Agricultural conditions if a non-agriculturalist is allowed to occupy the land

(b)  that the land involved is used for agricultural or horticultural purposes only

Leasing conditions

(2)  that the land involved is used by the lessee for agricultural or horticultural purposes only
(3)  that the land involved is not used for the grazing of equine animals or the growing of tree

Gardens or non-agricultural land

(c)  unconditional:-  the issue of this consent is purely permissive and does not exempt the purchaser from any other statutory controls. In particular the permission of the Planning Department may be required before any of the land is considered to be part of the domestic curtilage of the property

Condition if the land is non-agricultural but worth preserving in its natural state eg. woodland, gorseland, dune etc.

(d)  material changes to this area of (woodland) may be regarded as detrimental to the landscape and you must apply to the Planning Department, South Hill, St Helier, for permission before making any changes.

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