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VANCOUVER CHARTER

S.B.C. 1953, CHAPTER 55

Preamble

1.

Short title

2.

Interpretation

2.1

Application of specified municipal enactments

3.

Provision for publication in newspaper

4.

Deputies may be appointed

5.

Procedure if no deputy

6.

The city a corporation

Boundaries of the city

PART I — Electors and Elections

Division (1) — Interpretation

7.

Definitions

8.

Time not extended for voting days

8.1

This Act applies

Division (2) — Arrangements for Elections

9.

General local election every 3 years

10.

By-elections

11.

Minister's order for election to be conducted

12.

Election by-laws

13.

Costs of elections

14.

Appointment of election officials

15.

Chief election officer duties and powers

16.

Presiding election official duties and powers

Division (3) — Election Proceedings Generally

17.

Public notices

18.

Solemn declarations

19.

Keeping order at election proceedings

20.

Adjournment of election proceedings

21.

Exceptional assistance in election proceedings

Division (4) — Electors

22.

Who may vote at an election

23.

Resident electors

24.

Non-resident property electors

25.

Rules for determining residence

26.

When a person may register as an elector

27.

Voting day registration only

28.

Application for registration

29.

How to register in advance

30.

How to register as a resident elector at the time of voting

30.1

How to register as a non-resident property elector at the time of voting

31.

Non-resident property elector certificate

32.

Automatic registration by inclusion on Provincial list of voters

33.

Effect of registration

34.

Register of electors

35.

List of registered electors

36.

Objection to registration of an elector

37.

Resolving objections

Division (5) — Qualifications for Office

38.

Who may hold elected office

39.

Disqualification of Council and regional district employees

40.

Only one elected office at a time on Council

Division (6) — Nominations

41.

Nomination period

42.

Notice of nomination

43.

Who may make nominations

44.

Nomination documents

44.1

Nomination deposits

45.

Nomination by delivery of nomination documents

46.

Declaration of candidates

47.

Challenge of nomination

48.

Declaration of election by voting or acclamation

49.

Notice of election by voting

50.

Appointment if an insufficient number of candidates are elected

Division (7) — Candidates and Representatives

51.

Ballot showing candidate endorsement by elector organization

52.

Withdrawal, death or incapacity of candidate

53.

Appointment of candidate representatives

54.

Presence of candidate representatives at election proceedings

Division (8) — Campaign Financing

55.

Definitions

56.

Election campaign

57.

Appointment of financial agent

57.1

Campaign accounts

58.

Restrictions on accepting contributions and incurring expenses

59.

Restrictions on making campaign contributions

60.

Financial agent must record contribution and expenses

61.

Valuation of campaign contributions and election expenses

61.1

Transfer of candidate's surplus campaign funds

62.

Duty to file disclosure statement

62.1

Duty to file supplementary reports

62.2

Late filing of disclosure statements

63.

Court order for relief from filing obligations

64.

Candidate disqualification for failure to file disclosure statement

64.1

Elector organization disqualification for failure to file disclosure statement

64.2

Public notice of failure to file

64.3

Candidate disqualification for false or incomplete reports

64.4

Elector organization disqualification for false or incomplete reports

65.

Disclosure statements and supplementary reports to be available for public inspection

Division (9) — Voting Opportunities

66.

Voting opportunities for electors

67.

Required general voting opportunities

68.

Additional general voting opportunities

69.

Required advance voting opportunities

70.

Additional advance voting opportunities

71.

Special voting opportunities

72.

Mail ballot voting

Division (10) — Arrangements for Voting

73.

Voting places

74.

Use of voting machines

75.

Voting divisions

76.

Form of ballots

77.

What must and must not be included on a ballot

78.

Order of names on ballot

79.

Order of names on ballot determined by lot

80.

Ballot boxes

Division (11) — Conduct of Voting Proceedings

81.

Persons who must be present at voting places

82.

Persons who may be present at voting places

83.

Sealing of ballot boxes containing ballots

84.

Time for voting extended

Division (12) — Voting

85.

Voting to be by secret ballot

86.

Each elector may vote only once

87.

Requirements before elector may be given a ballot to vote

88.

Challenge of elector

89.

If another person has already voted under an elector's name

90.

Replacement of spoiled ballot

91.

How to vote by ballot

92.

One person to a voting compartment

93.

Persons needing assistance to mark their ballots

94.

Persons unable to enter a voting place

Division (13) — Counting of the Vote

95.

When and where counting is to be done

96.

Who may be present at counting

97.

Who does the counting

98.

Opening of ballot boxes

99.

Combination of ballots for counting

100.

Procedures for counting

101.

Rules for accepting votes and rejecting ballots

102.

Objections to the acceptance of a vote or the rejection of a ballot

103.

Ballot account

104.

Packaging of ballots

105.

Delivery of election materials to chief election officer

106.

Preliminary election results

107.

Determination of official election results

108.

Declaration of official election results

109.

When elected candidates may take office

Division (14) — Judicial Recount

110.

Application for judicial recount

111.

Judicial recount procedure

112.

Results of judicial recount and orders as to costs

113.

Determination of results by lot if tie vote after judicial recount

114.

Runoff election if tie vote after a judicial recount

Division (15) — Declaration of Invalid Election

115.

Application to court

116.

Hearing of the application

117.

Power of the court on an application

118.

Costs of an application

119.

Status of an elected candidate

Division (16) — Final Proceedings

120.

Report of election results

121.

Publication of election results

122.

Retention and destruction of election materials

Division (17) — Election Offences

123.

Vote buying

124.

Intimidation

124.1

Prohibition against certain election advertising on general voting day

125.

Other election offences

125.1

Prosecution of organizations and their directors and agents

126.

Penalties

Division (18) — General

127.

Powers of minister in relation to elections

128.

Regulations

PART II — Other Voting

Division (1) — Interpretation

129.

Definitions

130.

Other voting to be conducted in same manner as an election

Division (2) — Assent of the Electors

131.

How assent is obtained

132.

Each by-law to be voted on must be for a distinct purpose

Division (3) — Proceedings for Other Voting

133.

Who may vote at other voting

134.

General voting day for other voting

135.

Arrangements for other voting

136.

Notice of other voting

136.1

Ballots for other voting

136.2

When counting for other voting is to be done

136.3

Other general matters

Division (4) — Scrutineers

136.4

Scrutineers for other voting

136.5

Notice of applications to volunteer as a scrutineer

136.6

Applications to volunteer to act as scrutineer for other voting

136.7

Appointment of scrutineers for other voting

PART III — The Council and Its General Powers

137.

Size and quorum of Council

138.

Councillor elections: at large unless on a neighbourhood constituency basis

139.

Term of office for Mayor and Councillors

140.

Oath of office

141.

Disqualification from office for failure to make oath or attend meetings

142.

Resignation from office

142.1

Application to court to declare member of Council disqualified

142.2

Resolution declaring member of Council disqualified

143.

Time of Council meetings

144.

Validity of Council proceedings

145.

City's powers exercisable by Council generally

145.1

Voting at Council meetings

145.2

Council member declaration if not entitled to vote

146.

A quorum sufficient

147.

Continuing bodies

148.

Unreasonableness no bar

149.

Time within which by-laws may be questioned

150.

Good faith test of sales

151.

Exercise of Council powers by by-law and resolution

152.

Power to accept property

153.

Exceptional grants only upon assent of electors

153A.

Franchise for telegraph, steam-heat, or hot-water service

154.

Power of Provincial Government to confer added powers in emergency

155.

Settlement of claims

156.

Witnesses may be required to attend

157.

Declaratory judgments may be sought

158.

Recovery of costs in certain cases

159.

Council may set up committees

160.

Discharge of committees

161.

Delegation of powers

161A.

Delegation of authority to issue permits

161B.

Suspension, revocation, etc., of permits

162.

Council's power to set up departments, etc.

To appoint employees

162A.

To appoint a Board of Administration

163.

Termination on one month's notice

164.

Provision for bonding

164.1

Meeting procedures

165.

By-laws covering

Conduct at Council meetings, etc.

165.1

General rule: meetings must be open to the public

165.2

Meetings that may or must be closed

165.3

Resolution required before meeting closed

165.4

No by-law votes in a closed meeting

165.5

Expulsion from meeting for improper conduct

165.6

Application to Council committee meetings

165.7

Application to other city bodies

165.8

Regulations respecting open meetings

166.

Special vote

167.

How by-law to be completed

168.

Inspection by public of records

169.

Execution of contracts

170.

Signing of cheques

171.

By-law provable by production

172.

Taxes, etc., are a debt due the city

173.

Council may declare emergency

174.

[Repealed]

175.

Union label may be required

Special provision in collective agreements

175A.

City may join employers' organization

176.

Inquiry by barrister

177.

His powers

178.

His fees

179.

Acquisition of parks, etc.

180.

Indemnification of employees

181.

Metric regulations

182 – 183.

[Repealed]

184.

Questions may be submitted for the opinion of the electors

185.

Council to provide for upkeep of city property

186.

Power to watch legislation

187.

City may be represented before Boards, etc.

188.

Intermunicipal bridges

189.

Good rule and government

190.

Council may acquire property

Disposal of real property

191.

Power to buy and sell commodities

192.

City may enter into agreements pursuant to Statutes

193.

Power to undertake housing development

193A.

Power to acquire property for commercial or industrial development

193B.

Power to acquire property for improvement or rehabilitation

193C.

Power to achieve heritage purposes

193D.

Single room accommodation permits

194.

Daylight saving

195.

Insurance may be contracted for

195A.

Employee and officer expenses

196.

Council members' remuneration and expenses

196A.

Reporting of remuneration and expenses

197.

By-laws may be revised

198.

Provision for civic holiday

199.

Added powers of Council

200.

Expenditures to be kept within estimates

201.

Investment of city funds

201A.

Property acquisition fund

202.

Expenditures prior to adoption of estimates

202A.

Social planning

203.

Powers of Council re businesses, trades, etc.

204.

Authorized expenditures

Recognition of guests, etc.

204A.

Operation of public auditorium or museum

205.

Freedom of the city may be bestowed

206.

Council may make grants and provide assistance

Charity, etc.

206A.

Sunday sport

Proclaimed for June 18th, 1958, by O. in C. No. 1465/58

206B.

Further relief from provisions of Lord's Day Act (Canada)

206C.

Pensions for Council members

206D.

Time as M.P. included

PART IV — Duties of Mayor, Director of Finance, City Clerk, City Treasurer, and Auditors

Mayor

207.

Status of Mayor

208.

Mayor's duties

To enforce law for government of city, etc.

209.

Acting-Mayor

Director of Finance

210.

Director of Finance

211.

Duty to advise Council

212.

To have control

Over revenue, etc.

213.

How money disbursed

214.

Examination of accounts before warrant issued

215.

Council to authorize disbursements

216.

Provision for advance authorization

217.

Deduction where payee indebted to city

218.

Fund to be adequate

219.

Director of Finance to report on revenue and expenditure

City Clerk

220.

City Clerk

221.

Making and custody of records

222.

And of by-laws

223.

To attend meetings

224.

Proof of documents in Court

225.

Seal in custody of City Clerk

City Treasurer

226.

City Treasurer

227.

Receives and disburses all moneys

228.

To keep complete accounts

229.

To hold sinking fund securities

Auditors

230.

Appointment of Auditor

Limitations of appointment

Removal of auditors

Remuneration to be paid auditors

231.

Duties and powers of auditors

232.

Duty to report in certain cases

233.

Added duties

234.

Duty of Council and officers to assist auditors

235.

Powers of auditors, call for books and documents

235A.

Restriction on removal of records, books, and other documents from city office

235B.

Rights of electors

PART V — By-laws for Contracting Debts

236.

Limit of borrowing power

237.

When by-law takes effect

238.

When debt repayable

239.

Issue of securities to cover debt

239A.

Borrowing from Greater Vancouver Regional District

240.

Recitals in money by-laws

241.

Debt may be callable

242.

What borrowing to be submitted to electors

243.

Valid after expiration of month

244.

Provision for amendment or diversion

245.

Borrowing over a period of years

245A.

Expenditure for providing information to electors

246.

Conditions of borrowing

247.

Issue of debentures to repurchase or redeem earlier debentures

247A.

Debt repayment fund

Debentures

248.

How executed

248A.

Issue and servicing of debentures

249.

Coupons

250.

How payable

251.

Payable in full

252.

Provision for registration

253.

How authorized

254.

Effect of endorsement

255.

Provision for cancellation

256.

City not concerned with trusts

257.

Lost debenture may be replaced

258.

Sale of debenture

259.

Expenditure may be delayed

260.

Application of securities held as investments from sinking funds

261.

Sinking fund accounts

262.

Provision for transfer of surplus to sinking fund

263.

Borrowing pending collection of real-property taxes

264.

Borrowing pending sale of debentures

265 – 268.

[Repealed]

PART VI — Licences

269.

Chief Licence Inspector

270.

Powers of inspection

271.

Duty to give access and information

272.

By-laws for

Licensing, etc.

273.

Term of licence

274.

Payable in advance

275.

Powers discretionary

276.

Licence for each place of business

277.

Power to suspend

Appeal from suspension

277.1

Delegation of Council hearings and appeals

278.

Procedure where suspension or revocation recommended

279.

Certain provisions of Liquor Control and Licensing Act not to apply

279A.

Shops regulation

279A.1

Business premises regulation areas

279B.

Regulation of "burglar alarms"

279C.

Regulation of fire alarm systems

PART VII — Business Tax

279AA.

Government activities

280.

By-laws to be made

Business tax, etc.

281.

Access and information to be given

282.

Interest on unpaid taxes

283.

Status of owner-occupier

284.

Tax a debt

285.

Services included

286.

Basis of assessment

287.

Certain companies liable for tax

PART VIII — Public Works

288.

City Engineer's status

289.

Streets and parks vested in city

289A.

Use of streets and adjacent property

290.

Protection of streets

291.

Provision of Council for

Establishing streets, etc.

291A.

Access to property and right to purchase

291B.

Appeal against decision of Registrar

292.

Subdivision control

293.

Appeal and procedure

294.

Limitation of actions

294A.

[Repealed]

295.

Remedy over

296.

Third-party procedure

297.

If claim paid by city

298.

When validity of judgment applies

299.

Condition of recovery

Water

300.

Powers of Council

Acquisition and distribution of water, etc.

Wharves

301.

Provision of wharves

Sewers and Drains

302.

Powers of Council

Sewerage and drainage system, etc.

Solid Waste

303.

Powers of Council

Solid waste disposal system, etc.

PART IX — Buildings

304.

Interpretation

305.

City Building Inspector

306.

By-laws for

Regulating construction, etc.

306A.

[Repealed]

306B.

Building Board of Appeal

307.

Eviction of tenants may be effected

308.

Taxes may be remitted

308A.

Regulated by by-law

PART X — Fire Prevention and Control

309.

Fire Department established

310.

Appointment of staff, etc.

311.

By-laws for

Enabling entry on premises, etc.

PART XI — Electrical and Gas Works

312.

City Electrician

313.

His powers of entry for inspection

314.

Powers of Council

315.

Water powers

316.

Saving clause

PART XII — Street Traffic

317.

By-laws for

Regulating traffic, etc.

318.

Powers of Council

Stop-signs, etc.

319.

By-laws for

Parades, etc.

320.

Street names and signs

321.

Filings to be made

PART XIII — Airport

322.

Airports

Establishing airports, etc.

PART XIV  — Nuisances

323.

By-laws

Nuisances may be prohibited, etc.

324.

By-laws for impounding and keeping of animals, etc.

324.1

Dangerous dogs

324A.

Enforcement of provisions of by-law re nuisance

PART XV — Health

325.

Health Department

326.

Local Board displaced

327.

[Repealed]

328.

Inspection

329.

Access to be permitted

330.

Powers of Council

Health by-laws, etc.

PART XVI — Cemeteries

331.

Powers of Council

Acquisition of cemetery property, etc.

332.

Resumption of areas alienated

PART XVII — Penalties

333.

Fines and penalties

333A.

[Repealed]

334.

Remedy of injunction

335.

Powers of Justice of the Peace

336.

Expense may be recovered from defaulter

336A.

Delegation of power to board or tribunal

336B.

Violation of by-law

336C.

Responsibility for by-law violation in building

336D.

Note on title about building that is unsafe or contravenes by-law

PART XVIII — Department of Industrial Development

337.

Department of Industrial Development may be established

PART XIX — Vancouver Athletic Commission

338.

Commission may be established

To regulate boxing and wrestling, etc.

PART XX — Real-Property Taxation

339 – 348.

[Repealed]

349.

Contiguous parcels

350.

[Repealed]

351.

Apportionment of taxes on subdivision

352 – 371.

[Repealed]

Estimates and Rating By-law

372.

Annual estimates

373.

Rating by-law

374.

Levy on net taxable value

374.1

Interpretation

374.2

Variable property tax rate system

374.3

Limits on variable tax rate system

374.4

Assessment averaging and phasing in by-laws

374.5

[Repealed]

375.

Pending appeals, how dealt with

376.

Rebates or penalties

376.1

Preparation and revision of residential flat rate tax roll

377 – 378.

[Repealed]

Appeals from Real-Property Court of Revision

379 – 395.

[Repealed]

395A.

Assessment for golf courses

Taxation of Real Property

396.

Liability to taxation

Crown exempt; tenant or occupier liable, etc.

396A.

Exemptions for heritage properties

396B.

Repayment requirement in relation to heritage exemptions

396C.

Exemptions for riparian property

396D.

Repayment requirement in relation to riparian exemptions

397.

Extent of exemption

Change of status

398.

Equipment on streets to be taxed

Basis of taxation

Return by companies

399.

Exemption from business tax

Collection of Real-Property Taxes

400.

Tax roll

401.

Its contents

401A.

Supplementary roll

402.

Collector to have custody

403.

Mailing and content of tax statements

404.

Date of mailing to be recorded

405.

Copies may be had

406.

Warning of tax sale

407.

Further warning of tax sale

408.

[Repealed]

409.

Special charges that are to be collected as real-property taxes

409.1

Appeal against special charge

410.

Taxes deemed due at beginning of year

411.

When delinquent

412.

Payment of taxes in advance

413.

Persons liable for taxes

413A.

Taxes to be first charge against lands

414.

Constitute special lien

415.

Interest

416.

Payment by instalments

417.

Application of term payments

418.

Memo, showing taxes to be had

419.

Taxes deemed legal after one year

420.

Tax roll prima facie proof of debt

421.

Apportionment where boundaries changed

Collection of School Taxes

421A.

Agent of school board

421B.

Council to pay school taxes

421C.

Taxes in arrear

Sale of Real Property for Delinquent Taxes Thereon

422.

Tax sale each year

423.

Status of Crown lands

424.

Notice of sale

425.

Collector to be auctioneer

426.

Withdrawal of parcel from sale

427.

Price to be paid

428.

Reoffer of parcel

429.

Amount to be paid at sale

430.

Balance within a year

431.

Certificate of purchase

432.

Its contents

433.

Copy of sections included

434.

Mode of transfer

435.

Notice by Collector to interested parties

436.

Status of parcel so sold

437.

Mode of redemption

438.

Right to complain

439.

Demand to be sent

440.

Purchaser to be registered

441.

Forfeiture if he defaults

442.

Status of parcel upon such default

443.

Status of former owner after sale

444.

Status of sale set aside

445.

Manifest errors

446.

Protection against actions

447.

Notice vitiates claim

448.

City may acquire possession of parcel sold

449.

Person redeeming may pay by instalments

450.

Sale by city of parcels acquired at sale

451.

Mode of recovering parcel from defaulting owner

452.

Surplus in hands of Collector

453.

Action may be taken

454.

Period of limitation

PART XXI  — Business Improvement Areas

455.

Business improvement areas

456.

Grants of money

457.

Application and recovery of money

458.

Alteration of boundaries

459.

Levies for business improvement areas

460.

Advances

461.

Part XX to apply

462.

Expiry of by-law

463 – 474.

[Repealed]

PART XXII — Police Magistrates

474.1

Interpretation

475 – 480.

[Repealed]

481.

Enforcement of laws

482.

Ticket offences under procedure of previous Offence Act provisions

482.1

Ticket offences under new procedure

482.2

Failure to respond to ticket

482.3

Regulations

483.

Disposal of property by police

484.

Burial of unclaimed body

484A – 484B.

[Repealed]

PART XXIII — Parks

485.

Park Board established

486.

Elections for Park Board

487.

[Repealed]

488.

Parks in care of Board

489.

Powers of Board

As to buildings, etc.

489A.

Power of Board to perform works

489B.

Payments to members of the Board

490.

Board's power of leasing, etc.

491.

Board's power to make by-laws

Excluding animals, etc.

491A.

Meetings of the Board

492.

Board's estimates to be submitted each year

493.

Adopted estimates not to be exceeded

494.

Enforcement of by-laws

495.

Special meetings of the Board

496.

Certain employees to have special powers

497.

Power to make agreements with other municipalities

497A.

Board's jurisdiction outside city

PART XXIV — Local Improvements

498.

Interpretation

499.

Mailing of notices

500.

Local improvement projects

501.

Property-owner's share of the cost

502.

City's share of the cost

503.

Crown, how dealt with

504.

Property otherwise exempt may be taxed

505.

Borrowing for project

506.

How projects promoted

By petition of owners

On initiative of Council

On special grounds

506A.

Collective parking project

506B.

Maintenance of local improvements

507.

Provision where pavement exceeds certain width

Provision for taking vote

508.

By-law making regulations

509.

How joint owners dealt with

510.

Special assessment roll

Its contents

Notice to be mailed

Court of Revision

511.

Its powers and duties

512.

Provision for additions to roll

513.

Further appeal

513.1

Complaints about averaging and phasing in by-laws

514.

Roll not to be questioned

515.

Costs to be apportioned

516.

Local improvement by-law

517.

Amounts to go in tax roll

518.

By-law to be repassed where held invalid

Effect of new by-law

Special powers of Council

519.

Project may be reduced in scope

520.

Part V to apply

521.

Effect on city's debt

522.

Shortage, how dealt with

523.

Excess, how dealt with

523A.

Resolution cancelling local improvement or work

523B.

Special rates levy

523C.

Council may defer levies

523C.1

Council may assume levies

PART XXIV-A — Development Cost Levies

523D.

Development cost levies

PART XXV — Quashing By-laws and Resolutions

524.

Illegal by-law or resolution may be quashed

525.

Notice and security

526.

Service on city within one month

527.

Particulars to be given

528.

[Repealed]

529.

Applies to corrupt practices, etc.

530.

Procedure on application alleging corrupt practices, etc.

PART XXVI — Compensation for Real Property Expropriated or Injured

531.

[Repealed]

Expropriation

532.

Power to expropriate

533 – 537.

[Repealed]

538.

Additional area may be acquired

539 – 540.

[Repealed]

540.1

Power to expropriate personal property

540A.

[Repealed]

Injurious Affection

541.

Compensation for injurious affection

542.

Power to enter other property

543.

Claim to be filed

544.

How damage ascertained

General

545 – 550.

[Repealed]

551.

Change of street grade

552.

Traffic powers

553 – 558.

[Repealed]

PART XXVII — Planning and Development

559.

Interpretation

560.

Appointment of Director of Planning

560A.

Power of entry to inspect

561.

Development plans

562.

Council powers respecting official development plan

562.1

Planning of school facilities

563.

Undertakings, official development plan

564.

Power to acquire lands in addition to those essential to project

Power to purchase or expropriate

Expenses

564A.

[Repealed]

Zoning

565.

Zoning by-law

565.1

Zoning for amenities and affordable housing

565.2

Housing agreements for affordable and special needs housing

565A.

By-laws

565B.

Occupancy of suite defined

565C.

Conditional approval use of suite

565D.

Occupancy of phase out suite

565E.

Expiry of a development permit which is limited in time

565F.

Landscaping requirements

566.

Amendment or repeal of zoning by-law

567.

By-laws governing restrictions as to height of buildings, size of courts and yards

568.

Non-conforming buildings

Fire damage to non-conforming building

569.

Property injuriously affected

570.

Withholding of permit pending adoption of zoning by-law

571.

Enforcement of by-law

571A.

Sign by-laws

571B.

Waste Management Act requirements must be met

571C.

Agreements for regulating contaminated sites

571D.

Approval of bylaw

Board of Variance

572.

Establishment and membership of Board of Variance

573.

Appeals to Board of Variance

Advisory Planning Commission

574.

Personnel and powers of Commission

PART XXVIII — Heritage Conservation

Division (1) — General

575.

Definitions

576.

Limits on the use of this Part

577.

Limit on compensation

578.

By-law and permit procedures

579.

Delegation of Council authority

580.

Ombudsman review of Council decisions

Division (2) — Heritage Review

581.

Heritage commissions

582.

Heritage register

583.

Heritage inspection may be ordered

584.

Entry authority for a heritage inspection

585.

Impact assessment may be required

586.

Requests for Provincial protection

Division (3) — Temporary Protection

587.

Withholding of approvals

588.

Withholding of demolition permits pending other approvals

589.

Orders for temporary protection

589A.

Temporary protection by introduction of a continuing protection by-law

590.

Heritage control periods for temporary protection

591.

Temporary protection

Division (4) — Continuing Protection

592.

Heritage revitalization agreements

593.

Heritage designation protection

594.

Heritage designation procedure

595.

Compensation for heritage designation

595A.

Transfer of increased density provided as compensation for heritage designation

596.

Heritage site maintenance standards

596A.

Designation of heritage conservation areas

596B.

Heritage conservation areas

Division (5) — Heritage Alteration Permits

597.

Heritage alteration permits

598.

Requirements and conditions in a heritage alteration permit

Division (6) — Notices under this Part

599.

Giving notice to owners and occupiers

600.

Posting notice on protected heritage property

601.

Notice on land titles

602.

Notice to minister responsible for the Heritage Conservation Act

603.

Regulations regarding notices

Division (7) — Remedies and Offences

604.

Civil remedies in relation to heritage property

605.

Notice of contravention may be filed in land title office

606.

Offences and penalties


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