How it's done
Land use controls determine where commercial, industrial and residential activities can occur. Their purpose is to ensure incompatible land uses are separated and the long-term needs and interests of the larger community are balanced. This page introduces the importance of land use controls and where they apply.
Why do land use controls matter?
Where do land use controls apply?
The land use map below indicates those general areas where commercial, industrial, residential and other types of land uses may be permitted. Use this map to identify the general category of land use that applies to the location you are researching. Then check the current Land Use Bylaw to determine if your desired use is permitted within the land use designation.For detailed information regarding land use designations you can access the Land Use Bylaw here.