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City of Vernon Zoning Bylaw #5000, Agricultural Zones in ALR

City of Vernon Zoning Bylaw #5000, Agricultural Zones in ALR

Description:

Topic Sub-topic Policy or Policy Excerpt Document Location
development and productive use of agricultural land;

siting and coverage;

ALR;

See document for coverage and siting regualtions in Agriculture Zones within the ALR.

8.1.5
food procesing, storage and distribution;

food processing;

ALR;

Farm and animal products processing is allowed provided that a minimum of 50% of the products are produced on-site. 8.1.6
food sales, access and procurement;

farm retail/gate sales;

ALR;

Agricultural and garden stands selling produce grown on the site or another site operated by the same producer do not have a maximum area. The maximum gross floor area of stands selling produce that is produced off-site shall be 50.0m2 . For sites within the Agricultural Land Reserve, the maximum gross floor area of agricultural and garden sales for produce off-site shall be lesser of 33% of the total floor area of the agricultural or garden stand or 50.0m2 . 8.1.6
economic development; agri-tourism; Agri-tourist accommodation shall not be located on lots smaller than 2.0ha (5 acres) in size and shall not exceed 10 bedrooms, campsites or recreational vehicle pads.  8.1.6
       

Regulations included above are for section 8.1 Agriculture within the ALR (A1). See complete zoning bylaw for other agricultural zoning regulations including large and small holdings outside of the ALR (A2).

Municipality or First Nation

City of Vernon

Sub-topics

agri-tourism
food processing
farm retail/farm gate sales
ALR
siting and coverage

Region

North Okanagan

Document Type

Zoning Bylaw

Topic

Development and Productive use of Agricultural Land
Economic Development
Food Processing, Storage & Distribution
Food Sales, Access & Procurement

Level of Government

Municipal

Year

2003

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

25,000 – 75,000