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Welcome to the Alberta Food System Policy Database

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Topic: Development and Productive use of Agricultural Land

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Document Type: Municipal Development Plan | Year: 2014

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development and productive use of agricultural land;   Agricultural Lands The City shall limit the fragmentation of agricultural land in future growth areas and protect productive agricultural lands from being removed from production prematurely by managing growth and infrastructure improvements in a responsible manner. 2.19

 

Topic: Development and Productive use of Agricultural Land, Food Processing, Storage & Distribution, Food Production

Sub-topics: food processing, livestock, urban gardens/orchard, zoning

Document Type: Zoning Bylaw | Year: 2016

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protection and productive use of agricultural land;

food production;

food processing, storage and distribution;

livestock;


food processing;

Agricultural Operations (1) An Agricultural Operation may incorporate, at the discretion of the Development Authority, the use of land or a building for the upgrading of a product for distribution or for sale that is originally produced in an agricultural operation. (2) Any livestock that is kept on site in association with an Agricultural Operation use shall be maintained in accordance with the requirements and standards outlined under Section 7.16 (Keeping of Livestock). 6.3
urban agriculture;

urban gardens/orchards;

zoning;

Community Gardens Community gardens shall be subject to a Development Permit and are considered a permitted use in all districts provided that the following requirements are met: (1) The total area which may be under cultivation on any given parcel does not exceed more than 600m² in area except where the lot size is greater than 2,400m², in which case the area occupied by an urban food garden shall be at the discretion of the Development Authority; (2) Production is limited to the growing and harvesting of fruits, vegetables and edible plants. Limited cultivation of flowers and other ornamental plants may be permitted at the discretion of the Development Authority; (3) There is no creation of noise, dust, vibration, odour, smoke, glare, fire hazard, or any other hazard or nuisance, to any greater or more frequent extent than that usually experienced in the applicable zone under normal circumstances. 6.7
       

 

Topic: Food Production, Urban Agriculture

Sub-topics: beekeeping/apiculture, livestock

Document Type: Regulatory Bylaw | Year: 2016

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A bylaw to regulate and provide guidelines for residents to keep chickens within the corporate boundaroes of the Town of High River.

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Document Type: Regulatory Bylaw | Year:

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A bylaw to regulate and provide guidleines for the keeping of chickens within the corporate boundaries of the Town of High River. See document for details.

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Document Type: Municipal Development Plan | Year:

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