At its Regular Meeting on May 26, 2014, Council adopted “District of Lantzville Zoning Bylaw No. 60, 2005, Amendment Bylaw No. 60.29, 2014,” permitting market gardening operations as home based businesses. The bylaw is focused on enabling market gardening as a commercial home based business, and does not affect backyard gardening for household consumption, which is encouraged and not regulated through zoning.

This bylaw is the result of public engagement, communications received at the Urban Agriculture Ideas Jam in September, as well as a variety of research.

Please direct questions, comments or concerns to Frank Limshue, Community Planner at 250.390.4006 or email frank@lantzville.ca.

Background & Links:

District of Lantzville Zoning Bylaw No. 60, 2005, Amendment Bylaw No. 60.29, 2014

Urban Farming Guidebook - A Resource for Local Governments in BC

Amended Bylaw for Second Reading in the April 14th, 2014 Council agenda package

Proposed amendment bylaw staff report in the February 17th, 2014 Council agenda package.

Policy Options staff report in the December 9th, 2013 Council meeting agenda package.

Planning for Urban Agriculture - Community Engagement Results' staff report in the September 23rd, 2013 Council meeting agenda package.

Planning for Urban Agriculture staff report in the May 27, 2013 Council meeting agenda package.

Last Modified: Jan 4, 2016
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