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District of North Saanich Zoning Bylaw No. 1255

District of North Saanich Zoning Bylaw No. 1255

Description:

Topic Sub-topic Policy or Policy Excerpt Document Location
food production;

livestock;

beekeeping/apiculture;

pollinators;

...lands in each zone may be used for the following uses subject to the conditions noted:...

...(c) the accessory keeping of bees provided that: (i) permissible as a secondary permitted use only, except for lands within the ALR or Rural Agricultural Zones, in which case the use may be the principal permitted use; and (ii) in Single Family Residential (R) Zones, permissible only as a non-commercial use, unless established in accordance with the home occupation provisions

107.1.2 (c)
food production; livestock;

...(d) the accessory keeping of roosters provided that

(i) permissible as a secondary permitted use only, except for lands within the ALR or Rural Agricultural Zones or where “farm use” is a permitted use, in which case the use may be the principal permitted use; and

(ii) in Single Family Residential (R) Zones, if all of the following conditions are satisfied:

A parcel must exceed 7,082 square metres (1.75 acres) in area;

B only one rooster is permissible;

C only when hens are present;

D the rooster must be kept in a secure coop overnight; and

E otherwise only in accordance with the more restrictive of setbacks and other regulations and conditions found in these zoning regulations or the District’s Animal Control Bylaw.

107.1.2 (d)
development and productive use of agricultural land;

siting and coverage;

ALR;

See document for detailed regulations of siting and coverage in Agricultural Zones (RA). 501.1.2 - 501.1.4 and 501.1.7
development and productive use of agricultural land;

farm home plate;

farm residence maximum setback;

siting and coverage;

ALR;

    Siting and Size of Residential Uses in the ALR
(a) Maximum Setbacks from Front Lot Line: Farm Residential Footprint 60 metres (196.9 ft.) (i) Lots narrower than 33 metres are exempt from the 60 metre setback and must fill the front of the lot to a maximum of 2000 m2 (ii) Lots greater than 60 ha are exempt from maximum setback
(b) Maximum Setbacks from Front Lot Line: Rear of Principle Farm Residence, or staff 50 metres (164 ft.) (to allow for a 10 metre back yard) (i) Lots greater than 60 ha are exempt from maximum setback
(c) Maximum Size of Farm Residential Footprint 2000 m2 ; plus (i) 35m2 for each staff accommodation space
501.1.7
education;

amenity density zoning/contributions;

demonstration farm;

research and data collection;

ALR;

Sandowne Community Agriculture Zone


Sandowne Community Agriculture Zone (P-6) is intended to provide for agricultural and farm uses, including related
exhibition, research and equestrian facilities or any combination thereof.  It consists of land donated by the municipality and private owners as part of a rezoning application.

507.6

See document for zoning regulations for additional Agricultural Zones (RA-2-RA-6).

Municipality or First Nation

District of North Saanich

Sub-topics

ALR
amenity density zoning/contributions
beekeeping/apiculture
demonstration farm
farm home plate
farm residence maximum setback
livestock
pollinators
research and data collection
siting and coverage
zoning

Region

Capital

Document Type

Zoning Bylaw

Topic

Development and Productive use of Agricultural Land
Education
Food Production

Level of Government

Municipal

Year

consolidated 2016

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

10,000 – 24,999