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Local Government Act

[RSBC 1996] CHAPTER 323

Part 1 — Purposes, Principles and Interpretation
1Purposes of this Act
2Purposes of regional districts
3Principles for governmental relations
4Broad interpretation
5.1Application of Community Charter definitions
6Not enacted
6.1References to regional district officers
6.2Special rule for Mountain Time Zone
6.3Not enacted
6.4How notices must be published in a newspaper
6.5Giving notice to regional districts
6.51Notice by regional district: obligation satisfied
if reasonable effort made
6.6Power to make regulations
6.7Not in force
6.8Designation of resort regions
6.9Application of Escheat Act
Part 1.1
Part 2 — Incorporation of Municipalities
7Incorporation of a new municipality
8Vote required for the incorporation of a new municipality
9Procedure and costs for vote on incorporation
10Incorporation of municipality in conjunction with resource development
11Incorporation of a mountain resort municipality
11.1Incorporation of island municipality in Islands Trust area
12Incorporation of reserve residents as village
12.1What must be included in letters patent
12.2First election for municipality
12.3First council and neighbourhood constituencies
12.4First regular council meeting
12.5Transfer of assets and obligations and continuation of bylaws
13Letters patent incorporating a municipality — other matters
13.1Interim corporate officer
13.2Appointment of additional councillors if boundary extended
14Tax rate limits
14.1Municipal revenue sharing
14.2Establishment of local area service
14.3Advisory body
14.4Additional powers
15Publication of letters patent
17Classification of municipalities
18Change of municipal classification
20Extension of municipal area
21Redefinition of boundaries
22Collection of taxes
23Transfer of Provincial tax money if rural land included in municipality
24Bylaws extend to additional area
26Reduction of municipal area
26.1Municipal letters patent and treaty lands
27Redefinition of adjoining municipalities
29Dissolution of a municipality
31Rights and liabilities not affected by revocation and reissue of letters patent
32Existing licences preserved
Part 3 — Electors and Elections
Division 1 — Interpretation
34Time not extended for voting days
35This Act prevails in relation to use of information
Division 2 — Arrangements for Elections
36General local elections every 4 years
36.1Municipal elections at large unless on a neighbourhood constituency basis
38Minister's order for election to be conducted
39Election bylaws
40Costs of elections
41Appointment of election officials
42Chief election officer duties and powers
43Presiding election official duties and powers
Division 3 — Election Proceedings Generally
44Public notices
45Solemn declarations
46Keeping order at election proceedings
47Adjournment of election proceedings
48Exceptional assistance in election proceedings
Division 4 — Electors
49Who may vote at an election
50Resident electors
51Non-resident property electors
52Rules for determining residence
53When a person may register as an elector
54Voting day registration only
55Application for registration
56How to register in advance
57How to register as a resident elector at the time of voting
57.1How to register as a non-resident property elector at the time of voting
59Automatic registration by inclusion on Provincial list of voters
60Effect of registration
61Register of electors
62List of registered electors
63Protection of privacy
64Objection to registration of an elector
65Resolving objections
Division 5 — Qualifications for Office
66Who may hold office on a local government
67Disqualification of local government employees
68Only one elected office at a time in the same local government
Division 6 — Nomination of Candidates
69Nomination period
70Notice of nomination
71Nomination of candidates
72Nomination documents
72.1Nomination deposits
73Nomination by delivery of nomination documents
73.1Other information to be provided by candidate
73.2Challenge of nomination
Division 6.1 — Candidate Endorsement by Elector Organization
73.3Candidate endorsement by elector organization may be included on ballot
73.4Endorsement documents
73.5Other information to be provided by elector organization
73.6Withdrawal of endorsement on ballot
73.7Challenge of elector organization endorsement
Division 6.2 — Declaration of Candidates
74Declaration of candidates
76Declaration of election by voting or acclamation
77Notice of election by voting
78Appointment if an insufficient number of candidates are elected
Division 7 — Candidates and Representatives
80Withdrawal, death or incapacity of candidate
81Appointment of candidate representatives
82Presence of candidate representatives at election proceedings
Division 8 — [Repealed 2014-19-53.]
Division 9 — Voting Opportunities
94Voting opportunities for electors
95Required general voting opportunities
96Additional general voting opportunities
97Required advance voting opportunities
98Additional advance voting opportunities
99Special voting opportunities
100Mail ballot voting
Division 10 — Arrangements for Voting
101Voting places
102Use of voting machines
103Municipal voting divisions
104Form of ballots
105What must and must not be included on a ballot
106Order of names on ballot
107Order of names on ballot determined by lot
108Ballot boxes
Division 11 — Conduct of Voting Proceedings
109Persons who must be present at voting places
110Persons who may be present at voting places
111Sealing of ballot boxes containing ballots
112Time for voting extended
Division 12 — Voting
113Voting to be by secret ballot
114Each elector may vote only once
115Requirements before elector may be given a ballot to vote
116Challenge of elector
117If another person has already voted under an elector's name
118Replacement of spoiled ballot
119How to vote by ballot
120One person to a voting compartment
121Persons needing assistance to mark their ballots
122Persons unable to enter a voting place
Division 13 — Counting of the Vote
123When and where counting is to be done
124Who may be present at counting
125Who does the counting
126Opening of ballot boxes
127Combination of ballots for counting
128Procedures for counting
129Rules for accepting votes and rejecting ballots
130Objections to the acceptance of a vote or the rejection of a ballot
131Ballot account
132Packaging of ballots
133Delivery of election materials to chief election officer
134Preliminary election results
135Determination of official election results
136Declaration of official election results
137When elected candidates may take office
Division 14 — Judicial Recount
138Application for judicial recount
139Judicial recount procedure
140Results of judicial recount and orders as to costs
141Determination of results by lot if tie vote after judicial recount
142Runoff election if tie vote after a judicial recount
Division 15 — Declaration of Invalid Election
143Application to court respecting validity of election
144Hearing of the application
145Power of the court on an application
146Costs of an application
147Status of an elected candidate
Division 16 — Final Proceedings
148Report of election results
149Publication of election results
150Retention and destruction of election materials
Division 17 — Election Offences
151Vote buying
153Other election offences
153.1Prosecution of organizations and their directors and agents
153.2Time limit for starting prosecution
Division 18 — General
155Ministerial orders in special circumstances
Part 4 — Assent Voting
Division 1 — Interpretation
158Assent voting to be conducted in same manner as an election
Division 2 — Assent of the Electors
159How assent is obtained
Division 3 — Proceedings for Assent Voting
161Who may vote at assent voting
162General voting day for assent voting
163Arrangements for assent voting
164Notice of assent voting
165Ballots for assent voting
166When counting for assent voting is to be done
167Special procedures if voting is conducted by more than one local government
168Other general matters
Division 4 — Scrutineers
169Scrutineers for assent voting
170Notice of applications to volunteer as a scrutineer
171Applications to volunteer to act as scrutineer for assent voting
172Appointment of scrutineers for assent voting
Division 5
Part 5 — Regional District Corporate Powers and Their Use
Division 1 — Regional District Corporate Status
173Regional district corporations
174Board is governing body
175Area of jurisdiction
Division 2 — General Corporate Powers
176Corporate powers
Division 3 — Agreements
177Disclosure of information relating to agreements
180Approval for out-of-Province and out-of-country agreements with public authorities
Division 4 — Assistance
181Definition of "assistance"
182Prohibition against assistance to business
183Exception for assistance under partnering agreements
183.1Exception for heritage conservation purposes
184Limitation on assistance by means of tax exemption
185Publication of intention to provide certain kinds of assistance
Division 5 — Disposing of Land and Improvements
186Disposition of land and improvements
187Notice of proposed disposition
188Use of money from sale of land or improvements
190Disposal of utilities and water and sewer systems
Division 6 — Delegation of Board Authority
191Limitations on delegation authority
192How delegation must occur
193Delegation of hearings
194Reconsideration of delegate's decisions
Division 7 — Incorporation of Corporations
195Incorporation of corporations
Part 5.1 — Regional District Officers and Employees
Division 1 — Officer Positions
196Officer positions
197Chief administrative officer
198Corporate administration
199Financial administration
Division 2 — Regional District Officers and Employees Generally
200Appointment of officers and employees
200.1Prohibition against interfering with regional
district officers and employees
201Oath of office for officers
202Termination of officer
203Employers' organization
Division 3 — Certification of Senior Officials
204Board of examiners
205Powers of board
206Board may make regulations
Part 5.2 — Regional District Boards and Their Proceedings
Division 1 — Board Members
210Oath of office for board members
212Resignation from office
Division 2 — Chair
218Powers and duties of chair
219Chair may require board reconsideration of a matter
Division 3 — Board Meetings
222.1Regular and special board meetings
227Proceedings at board meetings
Division 4 — Board Proceedings
236Minutes of board meetings
237Minutes of board committee meetings
237.1Meetings and hearings outside regional district
Division 4.1
Division 5
Part 6 — Challenge and Enforcement of Bylaws
Division 1
Division 2 — Challenge of Bylaws
260Extended definition of "bylaw"
261Validity of council proceedings
262Application to court to set aside bylaw
263Assessment or rate stands unless bylaw set aside
264Declaratory orders
265Right of action on illegal bylaw
Division 3 — Enforcement of Regional District Bylaws
266Fines and penalties
266.1Ticketing for bylaw offences
266.2Application of the Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act
267Bylaw contraventions — offences and penalties
267.1Additional sentencing powers in relation to Offence Act prosecutions
268Inspections to determine whether bylaws are being followed
269Regional district action at defaulter's expense
Division 4 and 5
Part 7 — Legal Proceedings
Division 1 — Proceedings by Regional Districts
281Enforcement by civil proceedings
283Recovery of utility rates by legal remedy of distress
284Scale of costs on distress
Division 2 — Proceedings against Municipality
285Limitation period for actions against municipality
286Immunity unless notice given to municipality after damage
287Immunity for individual municipal public officers
287.1Defence for financial officer
287.2Indemnification against proceedings
288Immunity against certain nuisance actions
289Immunity in relation to failure to enforce building bylaws
290Limitation on municipal liability regarding building plan approval
291Proceedings against municipality in relation to actions of others
Division 3 — Enforcement of Orders against Municipality
293Writ of execution against municipality
294Copy of writ to be left with municipal officer
295Tax to be imposed if amount not paid
296Payment of amount levied
297Officers of municipality as officers of court
298Certain municipal property exempt from seizure
Division 4 — Miscellaneous
300Self insurance by local authorities
301.1Nisa'a Final Agreement
301.2How Part applies to treaty first nations
Part 8 — Special Powers Relating to Property
Division 1 — Reservation and Dedication of Regional District Property
302Power to reserve and dedicate regional district land for public purpose
303Control of Crown land parks dedicated by subdivision
304Exchange of park land
Division 2 — Municipal Forest Reserves
306Establishment of municipal forest reserve
307Sale or lease of municipal forest reserve
308Cutting and removal of timber
Division 3 — Expropriation and Compensation
309Expropriation power
310Authority in relation to services
311Entry on land to mitigate damage
312Compensation for expropriation and other actions
Division 4 — Other Regional District Powers
314Power to accept property on trust
314.1Authority to enter on or into property
Division 4.1 — Special Municipal Powers
315.1Irrigation services
315.2District municipality drainage works
Division 4.2 — Other Powers
315.3Further powers in relation to assets
Part 9
Part 10 — Municipal Taxation: Special Cases
352Forest land
353Taxation of certain utility company property
Part 10.1 — Regional District Fees, Charges and Interest
363Imposition of fees and charges
363.1Interest calculation
363.2Special fees and charges that are to be collected as taxes
364Special fees and charges that are liens against property
Part 11 — Annual Municipal Tax Sale
403Annual tax sale
404Exemption of Crown land from tax sale
405Notice of tax sale
406Municipality may bid at tax sale
407Upset price and conduct of tax sale
408Purchaser to give authority to register tax sale title
409Collector to provide certificate of sale
410Tax sale of Crown land subject to an agreement to purchase
411Provincial government may accept tax sale purchaser
412Resale of land purchased by municipality at tax sale
413Notice of tax sale must be filed in land title office
414Owners must be given notice of tax sale and redemption period
415Assessment and taxes during redemption period
416Application of surplus from tax sale
417Redemption by owner
418Redemption payments by instalments
419Notice of redemption must be filed in land title office
420Registration of purchaser
421Effect of tax sale on rights of owner
422Action by owner to have tax sale set aside
423Reinstatement of taxes if sale set aside
424Restrictions on legal actions in relation to tax sale
425Repossessed tax sale land
426Procedure on default of purchaser under agreement
427Redemption by municipality of land sold for Provincial taxes
Part 12
Part 13
Part 14
Part 15 — Specific Regional District Service Powers
Division 1 and 2
Division 3 — Fire Protection
522Special fire protection powers
Division 4 — Health
523Health protection authority
Division 5
Division 6 — Sewers, Storm Drains and Drainage
540Special drainage and sewerage authority
541Watercourse may be included in drainage system
542Requirements respecting drainage works
543Appropriation of stream channel or bed
544Control of drainage
546Remedial authority in relation to drainage and dikes
547Highway construction and dikes
548Interjurisdictional watercourses
Division 7 — Waste and Recycling
550Authority in relation to waste disposal and recycling services
Division 8 — Miscellaneous
551Regulation of signs and advertising
552Use of rights of way
553Irrigation services
555Authority subject to Water Act
Part 16
Part 17
Part 18
Part 19
Part 20 — Regulation of Carriers and Commercial Vehicle Licensing
Division 1 — Regulation of Carriers
657Regulation of carriers
Division 2
Division 3 — Licensing of Commercial Vehicles
665Application of Division
666Commercial vehicle licensing bylaw
667Exemptions from licensing requirements
668Licence plate must be displayed
669Issue and transfer of licence plates
670Term of licences
671Fees to be paid to UBCM
Part 21 — Building Regulations
Division 1 — Building Code and Other Building Regulations
692Provincial building code and regulations
693Building Code Appeal Board
Division 2 — Regional District Building Regulations
693.1Restrictions on authority
694Regional district building regulations
694.1Requirement for security
695Application of Community Charter provisions
696Regulating doors and emergency exits
697Municipality may adopt national codes
Division 3 — Hazardous Conditions
698Remedial authority in relation to hazardous conditions
Part 22 — Miscellaneous Powers
Division 1 — Regulation of Animals
702.1Application in relation to regional district animal control service
703Animal control authority
707Animal pounds
707.1Dangerous dogs
Division 2
Division 3 — Sundry Powers
723Removal and deposit of sand, gravel and other soil
724Noise control
725Nuisances and disturbances
726Fire and security alarm systems
728.1House numbering
Part 23 — Improvement Districts
Division 1 — General
731Incorporation by letters patent
732Incorporation of mountain resort improvement districts
733Notation on title of land in a mountain improvement district
734Amendment of letters patent
735Dissolution of improvement districts
735.1Transition on dissolution of improvement district or if area or object of improvement district changed
735.2Additional powers
736Improvement district trustees
737Election of improvement district trustees
738.1Officer positions
738.2Corporate administration
738.3Financial administration
738.4Officers and employees
738.5Giving notice to improvement districts
739Meeting procedure
739.1Regulations in relation to meetings
740First meeting of trustees in each year
740.1Appointment of select and standing committees
741Annual general meeting
741.1Annual financial statements
741.2Appointment of auditor
742Appointment of receiver
743Protection from legal proceedings
743.1Indemnification against proceedings
744Improvement district property exempt from taxation
Division 2 — Powers and Operations
745General powers
746Powers that must be exercised by bylaw
747Requirements for bylaws
747.1Subdivision servicing requirements
747.2Excess or extended services and latecomer payments
748Power to exercise rights under certain water licences
749Power to expropriate water diversion licences and related works
750General power to expropriate land and works
751Renewal of works
752Appeal if improvement district refuses to provide services
Division 3 — Taxes and Cost Recovery
753Assessment roll
754Notice of assessment
755Revision of assessments
756Tax collection on behalf of improvement district
756.1Municipal collection of improvement district taxes
756.2Payments to improvement districts
757Levying of taxes by improvement district
758Tax notices
759Lien for taxes and tolls
760Interest on taxes
Division 4 — Tax Sales
762Tax sale for recovery of taxes
763Conduct of tax sale
764Disposal of surplus from tax sale
765Improvement district as purchaser of tax sale land
766Tax sale deed
767Sale of Crown land held under a mortgage or agreement for sale
768Disposal of tax sale land by trustees
Division 5 — Borrowing and Securities
769Provision of sinking funds
770Provincial guarantee of improvement district securities
771Form of securities
772Registration of securities
Part 24 — Regional Districts
Division 1 — Interpretation
774Application of other provisions
Division 1.1 — Continuation of Regional Districts and Services
774.1Continuation of regional districts
774.2Continuation of regional district services
Division 2 — Corporate Structure
776Incorporation of regional districts
777Letters patent of regional districts
777.1Extension of regional district boundaries
780Amalgamation and division of regional districts and alteration of boundaries
781Dissolution of community planning areas and improvement districts
782Creation or restructure of municipalities
782.1Additional powers
Division 3 — Government and Procedure
783Composition and voting rights
784Appointment and term of office of municipal directors
785Election and term of office of electoral area directors
786Alternate municipal directors
787Alternate electoral area directors
787.1Application of Community Charter provisions to regional district directors
791Voting on resolutions and bylaws
792Chair and vice chair of board
793Calling and conduct of meetings
794Procedure, bylaws and enforcement
794.1Public access to regional district records
795Appointment of select and standing committees
Division 3.1 — Treaty First Nations and Regional Districts
795.11Treaty first nation membership in regional district
795.12Regional district letters patent and treaty lands
795.2Treaty first nation directors
795.21Term of office of treaty first nation director
795.22Alternate treaty first nation director
795.3Treaty first nation electors for regional district services
795.31Tax base, requisition and collection of funds for treaty lands
795.32Tax base, requisition and collection of funds for treaty lands of taxing treaty first nations
795.4Treaty first nations and regional district financing
795.41Services to treaty first nation members
795.42Services to treaty lands outside regional district
795.43Non-member treaty first nation participation
Division 4 — Services and Powers
796General authority for services
796.1Consent required for services outside regional district
796.2Authorities in relation to services other than regulatory services
796.3Regulation authority in relation to previous bylaws
797.1Specific regulatory and other powers
797.3Referendums regarding services
797.31Board may seek regional district opinion
797.4Petition for electoral area services
797.5Approval of the electors
798Incidental powers
798.1Emergency powers
799Additional powers and exceptions
799.1Continuation of regional parks and trails
799.2Exemptions from approval requirements
Division 4.1 — Establishing Bylaws
800Establishing bylaws required for most services
800.1Required content for establishing bylaws
800.2Special options for establishing bylaws
801Approval of establishing bylaws
801.1Responsibility for obtaining approval
801.2Approval by assent of the electors
801.3Approval by alternative approval process
801.4Consent on behalf of municipal participating area
801.5Consent on behalf of electoral participating area electors
801.6Other procedural rules
802Amendment or repeal of establishing bylaws
802.1Changes to participating and service areas
802.2Amending bylaws that are needed for authority to borrow
802.3Special provisions respecting service withdrawal
Division 4.2 — Cost Recovery for Services
803Options for cost recovery
803.1Costs of services
804Apportionment of costs
804.1Cost sharing for Part 26 services
804.11Exclusion of property under creditor protection from apportionment
804.2Valuation information and apportionment adjustments
804.3Tax base for property value taxes
Division 4.3 — Requisition and Tax Collection
805Requisition of funds from municipalities
805.1Collection in municipalities
806Requisition of funds for electoral areas
806.1Collection in electoral areas
807Amounts to be paid over to regional district
Division 4.4 — Tax Rates and Exemptions
808Variable tax rate system
809Property tax exemptions
810Exemptions for heritage properties
810.1Repayment requirement in relation to heritage exemptions
811Exemptions for riparian property
811.1Repayment requirement in relation to riparian exemptions
812Tax exemptions under a partnering agreement
Division 4.5 — Dispute Resolution in Relation to Services
813.01Minister may appoint facilitators
813.02Parties to a service review or service withdrawal
813.03Costs of service review or service withdrawal
813.04Initiating a service review
813.05Other issues and services may be dealt with in one service review
813.06Preliminary meeting
813.07Negotiations to resolve issues
813.08Initiating service withdrawal
813.09Minister's direction on process
813.10Addition of further initiating participants or further services
813.11Early termination of process
813.14Initiating participant must respond to final resolution
813.15Direction to further arbitration in certain cases
813.16When final resolution becomes binding
813.17Implementation of final resolution by bylaw
813.18Failure to adopt required bylaws
813.19Regulations respecting arbitrations
Division 5 — Financial Operations
814General accounting rules
814.1Annual reporting on regional district finances
815Financial plan
816Process requirements for financial plan
817Limit on expenditures
818Limit on borrowing and other liabilities
819Application of Community Charter borrowing and liability provisions
821Revenue anticipation borrowing
822Short term capital borrowing
823Regional district loan authorization bylaws
823.1Participating area approval required for some loan authorization bylaws
823.11Electoral participating area petition for borrowing
823.2Temporary borrowing under loan authorization bylaw
824Financing municipal undertakings
825Security issuing bylaws
826General liability provisions
Division 6 — General
837Services to public authorities
838Local community commissions
840Restriction on authority in relation to firearms
846Inspection of regional districts
847Legal proceedings and enforcement
Part 25 — Regional Growth Strategies
Division 1 — Application and Content of Regional Growth Strategy
849Purpose of regional growth strategy
850Content of regional growth strategy
851Area to which regional growth strategy applies
852Requirement to adopt regional growth strategy
Division 2 — Preparation and Adoption Procedures
853Requirements for adoption
854Initiation of regional growth strategy process
855Consultation during development of regional growth strategy
856Facilitation of agreement during development of regional growth strategy
857Acceptance by affected local governments required
857.1Minor amendments to regional growth strategies
858Resolution of anticipated objections
859Resolution of refusal to accept
860Settlement of regional growth strategy
861Options for settlement process
862General provisions regarding settlement process
863Adoption of regional growth strategy
864Requirement to adopt finalized regional growth strategy
Division 3 — Effect of Regional Growth Strategy
865Regional district must conform with regional growth strategy
866Requirement for regional context statements in municipal official community plans
Division 4 — General
867Intergovernmental advisory committees
868Implementation agreements
869Regular reports and review of regional growth strategy
870Provincial policy guidelines
871Minister may require official community plans and land use bylaws
Part 26 — Planning and Land Use Management
Division 1 — General
873Authority under Part
873.1Rural land use bylaws
873.2Provincial policy guidelines
874Ministerial orders
874.1Ministerial regulations
Division 2 — Official Community Plans
875Purposes of official community plans
876Authority to adopt by bylaw
877Required content
878Policy statements in community plans
879Consultation during OCP development
881Planning of school facilities
882Adoption procedures
884Effect of official community plans
Division 3
Division 4 — Public Hearings on Bylaws
890Public hearings
891Delegating the holding of public hearings
892Notice of public hearing
893Notice if public hearing waived
894Procedure after a public hearing
Division 5 — Public Information and Advisory Commission
895Development approval procedures
896Information that must be available to the public
898Advisory planning commission
Division 6 — Board of Variance
899Establishment of board of variance
900Chair and procedures
901Variance or exemption to relieve hardship
901.1Exemption to relieve hardship from early termination of land use contract
902Extent of damage preventing reconstruction as non-conforming use
Division 7 — Zoning and Other Development Regulation
903Zoning bylaws
904Zoning for amenities and affordable housing
905Housing agreements for affordable and special needs housing
905.1Phased development agreements
905.2Term and assignment of phased development agreement
905.3Process for phased development agreement bylaw
905.4Amendments to phased development agreement
905.5Information that must be available for public inspection
905.6Filing of notice of phased development agreement
906Off-street parking and loading space requirements
907Runoff control requirement
908Regulation of signs
909Screening and landscaping to mask or separate uses
910Construction requirements in relation to flood plain areas
911Non-conforming uses and siting
912Effect of expropriation in relation to non-conforming use and subdivision
914No compensation in relation to adoption of bylaw, issuance of permit or termination of land use contract
Division 7.1 — Termination of Land Use Contracts
914.1Termination of land use contracts
914.2Early termination of land use contracts
914.3Notice of termination
914.4Discharge of land use contracts
Division 8 — Regulation of Farm Businesses in Farming Areas
915Intensive agriculture
916Provincial standards for farm bylaws
917Farm bylaws
919Three year review of bylaws affecting farming areas
Division 9 — Permits and Fees
919.1Designation of development permit areas
920Development permits
920.01Designation of development approval information areas or circumstances
920.1Development approval information
920.2Designation of temporary use permit areas
921Temporary use permits
922Development variance permits
923Tree cutting permits
924Approval required for development near controlled access highway
925Requirement for security
926Lapse of permit
927Notice of permit on land title
928General matters
929Withholding of permits and licences that conflict with bylaws in preparation
930Amendment and discharge of land use contracts
931Fees related to applications and inspections
Division 10 — Development Costs Recovery
933Development cost charges generally
933.1Development for which charges may be waived or reduced
934Amount of development cost charges
935Use of development cost charges
936Acquisition and development of park land
937Adoption procedures for development cost charge bylaw
937.001Bylaws adopted after application for rezoning, development permit or building permit submitted
937.01Annual development cost charges report
937.1Development works agreements with private developers
Division 10.1 — School Site Acquisition Charges
937.3School site acquisition charge payable
937.4Eligible school site requirements
937.5Setting school site acquisition charges
937.6Provision of land for school sites
937.7No subdivision or building permit unless charge paid
937.8Credit for previous contributions
937.9Transfer to board of education
937.91Regulations for this Division
Division 11 — Subdivision and Development Requirements
938Subdivision servicing requirements
939Excess or extended services and latecomer payments
940Completion of works and services
941Provision of park land
941.1Disposition of regional parks and trails
943Bylaws adopted after application for subdivision submitted
944Parcel frontage on highway
945Highway provision and widening
946Subdivision to provide residence for a relative
Division 12 — Contaminated Sites
946.1Assessment of site profiles
946.2Environmental Management Act requirements must be met
Part 27 — Heritage Conservation
Division 1 — General
948Limits on the use of this Part
949Limit on compensation
950Bylaw and permit procedures
952Ombudsperson review of local government decisions
Division 2 — Heritage Review
953Community heritage commissions
954Community heritage register
955Heritage recognition
956Heritage inspection may be ordered
957Entry authority for a heritage inspection
958Impact assessment may be required
959Local government requests for Provincial protection
Division 3 — Temporary Protection
960Withholding of approvals
961Withholding of demolition permits until other approvals issued
962Orders for temporary protection
963Temporary protection by introduction of a continuing protection bylaw
964Heritage control periods for temporary protection
965Temporary protection
Division 4 — Continuing Protection
966Heritage revitalization agreements
967Heritage designation protection
968Heritage designation procedure
969Compensation for heritage designation
970Heritage site maintenance standards
970.1Designation of heritage conservation areas
971Heritage conservation areas
Division 5 — Heritage Alteration Permits
972Heritage alteration permits
973Requirements and conditions in a heritage alteration permit
Division 6 — Notices under this Part
974Giving notice to owners and occupiers
975Posting notice on protected heritage property
976Notice on land titles
977Notice to minister responsible for the Heritage Conservation Act
978Regulations regarding notices
Division 7 — Remedies and Offences
979Civil remedies in relation to heritage property
980Notice of contravention may be filed in land title office
981Offences and penalties
Part 28 — Replotting Schemes
Division 1 — Interpretation
983Application of Part
Division 2 — Preparation and Initiation of Scheme
984Preliminary definition of district
985Information included in scheme
986General principles of replotting
987Reallotment of parcels
988Municipality may acquire charges
989Notice requirements for initiation of a scheme
990General consent of owners to scheme
991Consents binding on owners once given
992Alterations to scheme may require new consents
993Initiation of scheme by registration of resolution
994Effect of initiation
995Resolution to complete or discontinue scheme
Division 3 — Implementation and Completion of Scheme
996Registration of common mass
997Effect of deposit of reference plan
998Registration for owners of new parcels
999Rights of ownership and charges transferred
Division 4 — Complaints Regarding Compensation
1000Allotments binding, although owners may complain regarding compensation
1001Compensation for loss and damage
1002Appointment of commissioner
1003Replacement of commissioner
1004Notice to owners who do not consent
1005Time and place to hear complaints
1006Hearing by commissioner
1007Commissioner's powers and report
1008Appeal to Supreme Court
1009Payment of compensation
Division 5 — General
1010Removal of buildings
1011Accounts and apportionment
1012Former highways to be maintained
1013Limitation of claims
1014Disposal of municipal parcels
1015Taxation during proceedings
1016List of owners must be provided to municipality
1017Land title fees
1018Questions may be referred to Supreme Court
Part 29 — Inspector of Municipalities
1019Inspector of municipalities
1020Official seal and documents
1021Inquiries into local government matters
1022Certificate of approval for money bylaws
1023Inquiry into application for certificate
1024Appeal from inspector's decisions in relation to borrowing
1025Certificate conclusive of validity
1025.1Appeal to minister if unable to reach agreement on construction of drains
Part 30 — Administrative Commissioner
1027Appointment of administrative commissioner
1028Substitution of commissioner
1029Acting commissioner
1030Powers transferred to commissioner
1031Power of commissioner to make bylaws
1032Powers of commissioner to borrow
1033Taxes for sinking fund
1034Parcel tax rolls
1035Limits on complaints against assessment
1036Differences between commissioner and board of school trustees
1037Reports to minister
1038Election after commissioner appointed
1039Restriction on legal proceedings
1040Power to make regulations