The Douglas County Assessor’s Office has an ongoing confirmation program to correctly classify agricultural property. To initiate the three-year qualifying process for agricultural classification, download and complete the Agricultural Land Classification Questionnaire from the link below, and return it to our office along with documentation supporting the agricultural use of the land. A property must be used agriculturally for three consecutive years, and staff from the Assessor’s Office will conduct inspections throughout that time frame to determine actual use. If all qualifications have been met, the property will be reclassified as agricultural in the third year.
Please review the publications below for more information on the definition of agricultural land and the types of use that qualify as agricultural. As of January 1, 2012, “residential land” also includes two acres or less of land on which a residential improvement is located and where the improvement is not integral to an agricultural operation conducted on the land.