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District of North Saanich Animal Control Bylaw No. 751

District of North Saanich Animal Control Bylaw No. 751

Description:

Topic Sub-topic Policy or Policy Excerpt Document Location

food production;

livestock;

FARM ANIMALS

5.1 No person shall keep or harbour any farm animal except an equine on any parcel of land zoned Residential, unless said parcel is at least 4000 square metres in area. Where a parcel has an area of more than 4000 square metres, but less than 8000 square metres, one farm animal may be kept. Where a parcel exceeds 8000 square metres, two farm animals may be kept.

5.2 No person shall keep or harbour an equine on any parcel of land zoned Residential, unless said parcel is at least 3400 square metres in area. Where a parcel has an area of at least 3400 square metres, but less than 6000 square metres, two animals of the equine family may be kept. Where a parcel exceeds 6000 square metres, four animals of the equine family may be kept. BL 1291

5.3 No person shall keep or harbour any farm animal on land situated in the following zones:...

See document for additional regulations related to farm animals.

section 5

food production;

urban agriculture;

livestock;

urban chickens;

POULTRY

9.1 No person shall keep more than the number of head of poultry specified in the following table in a Residential Zone:

1,115 m2 (12,000 sq. ft.) to 4,047 m2 (one acre) 10 head
over 0.4 ha (one acre) up to 8,094 m2 (two acres) 20 head
over 8,094 m2 (two acres) 30 head

 

See document for additional regulations regarding the keeping of poultry.

 

section 9

food production;

beekeeping/apiculture;

pollinators;

livesotck;

BEES

13.1 No person shall place any hive or other device for the housing of bees on any parcel of land unless the said hive or device is located at least 20 feet from any property line, except where such hive or device for the housing of bees is used in conjunction with the operation of a greenhouse.

section 13

 

Municipality or First Nation

District of North Saanich

Sub-topics

beekeeping/apiculture
livestock
pollinators
urban chickens

Region

Capital

Document Type

Regulatory Bylaw

Topic

Food Production
Urban Agriculture

Level of Government

Municipal

Year

consolidated 2014

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

10,000 – 24,999