ALC Policies & Bylaws

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

The ALC has the authority to pass bylaws necessary to exercise its powers, duties and functions.

ALC Policies 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.


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 Under Review June 2019 June 2019
Policy L-04 Agri-tourism Activities in the ALR      October 2016
Policy L-05 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-06 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-07 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-08 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-09 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-10  Under Review February 2019 February 2019
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Policy L-14 Repealed April 2018 April 2018
Policy L-15 Repealed April 2018 April 2018
Policy L-16 Lease of a Portion of ALR Land for Farm Use January 2016
Policy L-17 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-18 Under Review February 2019 February 2019
Policy L-19 Utility Services Within an Existing Right of Way in the ALR January 2016
Policy L-22 Gathering for an Event in the ALR      October 2016
Policy L-23  Placement of Fill for Soil Bound Agricultural Activities April 2019
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      March 2017
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      October 2016
Policy P-08 Request for Reconsideration      October 2016
Policy P-09 File Closure      October 2016
Policy P-10  Criteria for Agricultural Capability Assessments October 2017
 

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
IB-03    Under Review February 2019 February 2019
IB-04    Cannabis Production in the ALR May 2019
IB-05 Residences in the ALR May 2019
IB-06 Accommodation for Tourists in the ALR February 2019
IB-07 Soil or Fill Uses in the ALR March 2019
 
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
Practice Directive Appeals Date of Adoption
or Amendment
Practice Directive Appeals January 2019
 
Rules of Practice and Procedure Date of Adoption
or Amendment
Rules of Practice and Procedure for Appeals January 2019