Working with Local Governments

Approximately 150 local governments have lands in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR); some having large areas of ALR land in their jurisdiction, others with very little.

Planning Opportunities and Processes

  • Consultation on Land Use Plans and Bylaws
  • ALC Bylaw Review Guide
  • Application Process

Planning Processes

Delegation to Local Governments

The ALC has the capacity to delegate certain of its powers, allowing local government to make non-farm land use and subdivision decisions in the ALR. 


Local Government Delegation

Memorandums of Understanding

The ALC can enter into memorandums of understanding (MOUs) or agreements with local governments to improve the coordination and integration of interdependent programs.


Current MOU's