When to Apply
Applicants are eligible to apply after the first Monday in January and prior to the first Monday in March.
Cost to Apply
Required annually (no cost)
Pick up an application and a copy of an aerial photograph with property lines outlined from the County Auditor's map room in Jefferson, Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call ahead of time to verify business hours at 440-576-3788. Be prepared and able to identify your property lines of the aerial photograph. Make sure the property lines are on the photo before you leave.
Take the aerial photograph to the Ashtabula County Soil and Water Conservation District located at 39 Wall Street, Jefferson, Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 440-576-4946. You will receive free of charge from them a copy of the soil map, list of soils present on your property and the soil capability classes.
Return to the county Auditor's office with the completed CAUV application, aerial photograph, soil map, list of soils present, and soil capability classes. There will be a $10 filing charge.
*** The Ashtabula County Soil and Water Conservation District staff will not give you a soil map and corresponding information if you do not have the completed aerial photograph.