Local area planning is a form of land use planning for unincorporated areas of private & public land. Planning can also include Settlement Land if undertaken jointly with First Nations.
Local Area Plans cover relatively small defined areas, are fairly detailed in nature, and primarily focus on rural settlement issues rather than resource management and landscape level issues that might be addressed in regional, subregional and district land use planning.
There are currently three Local Area Planning processes occuring for:
Completed Local Area Plans exist for the following communities:
If you wish to develop your property in a manner that is different than what is outlined in a local area plan, you may apply for a plan amendment. If you are considering changing the use of your property, please contact the Land Planning branch and we would be happy to assist you.
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