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Table of Contents Farmland Considerations

Farmland Impact

Land within the Agricultural Land Reserve: Applications to subdivide land within the Agricultural Land Reserve must be submitted through the local government. Use the application form supplied by the Agricultural Land Commission. 

Land Partially Within the ALR : Subdivision of land located partially or totally within the Agricultural Land Reserve cannot be approved without the permission of the Land Reserve Commission or local government, if delegated the authority, unless conditions specified in the Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation, B.C. Reg. 171/2002 are met.

Subdividing Land for Farm Purposes : If the subdivision is for farm purposes or to provide a separate residence and is non-developmental, the Approving Officer should consider whether it is necessary and reasonable to protect road widening and access to lands beyond at this time.