ALC Policies

Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) Policies provide further regulation interpretation of activities and uses within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).

The ALC has Policies that outline principles, guidelines, strategies, rules or positions on various interpretative, operational, and fill and soil removal issues. The Policies provide clarification and courses of action consistently taken or adopted by the Commission.

**November 10, 2016 - Please be advised that all the ALC policies have been re-numbered.


Policy Number

Land Use Policies

Date of Adoption
or Amendment

Policy L-01 Farm Product Processing in the ALR February 2016
Policy L-02 Farm Retail Sales in the ALR February 2016
Policy L-03 Wineries and Cideries in the ALR October 2016
Policy L-04 Agri-tourism Activities in the ALR      Major Amendment October 2016
Policy L-05 Agri-tourism Accommodation in the ALR      Major Amendment October 2016
Policy L-06 Bed and Breakfast Use in the ALR October 2016
Policy L-07 Home Occupation Use in the ALR January 2016
Policy L-08 Residential Uses in the ALR-Zone 1 October 2016
Policy L-09 Additional Residences for Farm Help Accommodation January 2016
Policy L-10 Building New Residence While Occupying Existing Residence January 2016
Policy L-11 Homesite Severance on ALR Lands January 2016
Policy L-12 Approvals Granted Under Orders in Council 4473/72 and 157/73 January 2016
Policy L-13 Dikes for Flood Control and Irrigation in the ALR January 2016
Policy L-14 Placement of Fill or Removal of Soil: Construction of Farm Buildings January 2016
Policy L-15 Placement of Fill or Removal of Soil: Construction of Single Family Residence January 2016
Policy L-16 Lease of a Portion of ALR Land for Farm Use January 2016
Policy L-17 Lease for a Retired Farmer-Zone 2 January 2016
Policy L-18 Residential Uses in the ALR-Zone 2 October 2016
Policy L-19 Utility Services Within an Existing Right of Way in the ALR January 2016
Policy L-21 Brewery, Distillery and Meadery in the ALR October 2016
Policy L-22 Gathering for an Event in the ALR      **NEW Policy October 2016

 

Policy Number Procedural Policy

Date of Adoption
or Amendment

Policy P-01 ALR Subdivision Approval by Approving Officers January 2016
Policy P-02 Parcels Less than 2 Acres January 2016
Policy P-03 Approval Runs with the Land and Has No Expiry Unless Specified January 2016
Policy P-04 Communication of Commission Decisions October 2016
Policy P-05 Public Perusal of Records January 2016
Policy P-06 Waiving of Application Fees January 2016
Policy P-07 Site Visits in Applications to the ALC      Major Amendment October 2016
Policy P-08 Request for Reconsideration      **NEW Policy October 2016
Policy P-09 File Closure      **NEW Policy October 2016

 

Policy Number

Governance & Operational Policy Date of Adoption
or Amendment
Policy G-01 Governance Policy October 2016
Policy G-02 The Role of Elected Officials in Applications to the ALC October 2016

 

Bulletin Number

Information Bulletins Date of Adoption
or Amendment
IB-01 Slaughter Plants and Handling Red Meat Waste in the ALR October 2008
IB-02 ALR and Coal Exploration and Extraction in the ALR January 2006

 

Directive Number Practice Directives Date of Adoption
or Amendment
PD-01 Appeals Under Section 55 of the ALC Act December 2014

 

Government Direction Date of Adoption
or Amendment
Ministerial Order M072 - ALC Performance Indicators March 3, 2016
Letter of Expectation Between Minister of Agriculture and the Chair of the ALC March 3, 2016
Ministry of Agriculture Tax Payer Accountability Letter March 3, 2016
Mandate Letter - Premier to Minister of Agriculture July 30, 2015