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District of Saanich Animals Bylaw No. 8556

District of Saanich Animals Bylaw No. 8556

Description:

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

urban chickens;

livestock;

POULTRY

38.1 No person shall keep any poultry on any parcel of land having an area less than 1,114.8 square metres (12,000 sq. ft.).

38.2 No person shall keep or harbour any poultry on any parcel of land larger than 1,114.8 square metres (12,000 sq. ft.) in greater numbers than specified below:

Parcel Area Maximum No. of Poultry Permitted

a) 1,114.8 m2 - 1,858 m2

(12,000 - 20,000 sq. ft.)

10

b) over 1,858 m2 - 0.4 ha

(20,000 - 43,056 sq. ft.)

30

c) over 0.4 ha

(43,056 sq. ft.)

no limit

 38.3 Notwithstanding s.38.1, a maximum of five hens are permitted on any parcel in a single family residential zone or rural zone having an area less than 1,114.8 m2 (12,000 sq. ft.) provided:...

See documents for additional regulations for the keeping of poultry. 

section 38-41

food production;

urban agriculture;

beekeeping/apiculture;

pollinators;

BEES

48.1 No person shall keep or harbour any bees on any parcel of land unless:

a) the parcel is located within any A Zone.

b) the parcel is located within any RS Zone and has an area greater than 465 m2 (5,005 sq. ft.).

Limitation

48.2 No person shall keep more than four hives on any parcel of land in any RS Zone.

Placement of Hives

49. Except where any hive or other device for the housing of bees is contained within a greenhouse, no person shall place any hive or any other device for the housing of bees on any parcel of land within 6.05 metres (20 feet) of any property line.

section 48-49

 

Municipality or First Nation

District of Saanich

Sub-topics

urban chickens
beekeeping/apiculture
pollinators
livestock

Region

Capital

Document Type

Regulatory Bylaw

Topic

Food Production
Urban Agriculture

Level of Government

Municipal

Year

2004

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

>75,000