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Corporation of the District of Burnaby Zoning Bylaw No. 4742

Corporation of the District of Burnaby Zoning Bylaw No. 4742

Description:

Topic Sub-topic Policy or Policy Excerpt Document Location

food production;

urban agriculture;

beekeeping/apiculture;

pollinators;

livestock:

...an accessory use on a lot in the R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R10 and R11 Districts may include urban beekeeping for domestic purposes subject to the following conditions:


(a) the lot shall have a width of not less than 15m (49.2 ft.) and an area of not less than 557.40 m2 (6,000 sq.ft.);


(b) the lot shall be used or occupied for single family dwelling purposes only;


(c) not more than two beehives and two nucleus colonies shall be maintained on the lot; and


(d) the hives or structures inhabited by the bees shall be located in the rear yard and, unless the rear yard is surrounded by a solid fence or hedge not less than 1.8m (5.91ft.) in height, shall be
(i) set back not less than 7.5 m (25 ft.) from all lot lines; or
(ii) elevated not less than 2.5 m (8.0 ft.) above the surface of the ground.

section 3 "Acessory Use" (4)

 

Municipality or First Nation

City of Burnaby

Sub-topics

beekeeping/apiculture
pollinators
livestock

Region

Metro Vancouver

Document Type

Zoning Bylaw

Topic

Food Production
Urban Agriculture

Level of Government

Municipal

Year

1999

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

>75,000