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The Town of Dunn regularly mails pre-application forms to all eligible residents - those that own 35 acres or more of contiguous land in the Town. When the Town receives an application, staff will score the applicants' property using an objective ranking system (see Land Ranking and Selection Criteria below). The scores determined by the ranking system help the Land Trust Commission determine properties for which to pursue a PDR transaction.

PDR Pre-Application
Land Ranking and Selection Criteria

PDR Links

Benefits to Landowners and Residents
Frequently Asked Questions
Timeline of PDR Accomplishments
Ordinance Creating the Rural Preservation Program and Land Trust Commission

Mission, Goals, and Strategies of the PDR Program

Map of Protected Lands

Applying to the PDR Program


Cost of Community Services Studies

Land Use Links

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