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75-2716.Historic preservation; definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) "Land used for agricultural purposes":

(1) Means land which is devoted to the production of plants, animals or horticultural products, including but not limited to forages; grains and feed crops; dairy animals and dairy products; poultry and poultry products; beef cattle, sheep, swine and horses; bees and apiary products; trees and forest products; fruits, nuts and berries; vegetables; or nursery, sod, floral, ornamental and greenhouse products;

(2) includes any road, water, watercourse and private way located upon or within the boundaries of such land and buildings, structures and machinery or equipment when attached to such land; and

(3) includes any farm home, including any associated farmyard, whenever any portion of such property is used for:

(A) Any of the activities listed in paragraph (1) of this subsection; or

(B) an agriculturally related business;

(4) includes any agricultural land used incidentally for recreational purposes; and

(5) includes any land used for agricultural purposes within the meaning of K.S.A. 12-758, 19-2908, 19-2921 and 19-2960, and amendments thereto.

Except as provided in paragraph (4), land used for agricultural purposes shall not include land which is used for recreational purposes, suburban residential acreages, rural homes, including any associated farmyards, whose primary function is for residential or recreational purposes even though such properties may produce or maintain some of those plants or animals listed in the foregoing definition.

Land used for agricultural purposes which is located within 500 feet of a historic property shall be deemed to be located within the environs of such historic property.

(b) "Historic preservation" means the study, identification, protection, restoration and rehabilitation of buildings, structures, objects, districts, areas and sites significant in the history, architecture, archeology or culture of the state of Kansas, its communities or the nation.

(c) "Historic property" means any building, structure, object, district, area or site that is significant in the history, architecture, archeology or culture of the state of Kansas, its communities or the nation.

(d) "Person" means any individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business, trust, corporation or company.

(e) "Project" includes: (1) Activities directly undertaken by the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality thereof;

(2) activities undertaken by a person which are supported in whole or in part through grants, subsidies, loans or other forms of financial assistance from the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality thereof; and

(3) activities involving the issuance of a lease, permit, license, certificate or other entitlement for use, to any person by the state or any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality thereof.

(f) "Recreational purpose" shall have the meaning ascribed to it in K.S.A. 58-3202, and amendments thereto;

(g) "state or any political subdivision of the state" means the state of Kansas, any office, department, agency, authority, bureau, commission, board, institution, hospital, college or university of the state, or any county, township, city, school district, special district, regional agency, redevelopment agency or any other political subdivision of the state.

History: L. 1977, ch. 284, § 2; L. 1981, ch. 332, § 1; L. 1988, ch. 336, § 1; L. 2004, ch. 74, § 5; July 1.



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