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VAD & EVAD Application and Conservation Agreements

What to expect when applying for VAD or EVAD.

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Our VAD & EVAD Application

Here is our VAD and EVAD Online Application form. When applying you will need to be sure to select which application type you are completing at the top.


Also, you will need to provide the name of the real property owner(s) as listed on the deed, the parcel Id, and PIN. No applications will be approved without the approval of the landowner(s).


If you prefer not to submit our online form you can also:

  • Use the fillable pdf below and email it to, or

  • Download the fillable pdf for printing and submit it to our physical address, or

  • If you prefer a printed paper application, it may be picked up at our office or mailed to you by contacting our office

Our Conservation Agreements

The Conservation Agreements between the Landowner(s), the County, and the Wilkes Ag. Advisory Board will be prepared based on each approved applicant basis, such as an individual, multiple individuals, a corporation, or a limited liability corporation.


Our County and Assistant County Attorneys are diligently working on drafting and supplying a sample agreement for each agreement type. Once we are provided this information, these documents will be posted here for your review.

VAD Conservation Agreement Example
EVAD Conservation Agreement Example
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