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Section 510 of the Local Government Act allows Regional Districts to acquire for park purposes up to 5% of the land being developed. Land designated for park under this Section should be shown as “park” on the subdivision plan.

Payment in Lieu of Dedication: If the Regional District has Letters Patent for the park function, the landowner has the option of paying money in lieu of the 5% dedication.

Dedication of Linear Parkland It may be in the public's best interest to establish a strip adjacent to a stream or river as Crown Land pursuant to Section 85 of the Land Title Act and Section 510 of the Local Government Act.

A park does not qualify as a road.