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Local Government Act, R.S.B.C. 2015, C. 1

In This Volume

  1. Part 1—Purposes and Interpretation

  2. 1 Purposes of this Act [§50.109]

  3. 2 Definitions and other interpretation rules [§50.110]

  4. Division 4—Specific Powers in Relation to Municipal Letters Patent

  5. Additional powers where former municipality dissolved when new municipality incorporated [§50.111]

  6. Part 2—Incorporation of Municipalities and Regional Districts

  7. Division 5—Municipal Incorporation or Boundary Changes: Related Mattters

  8. 36 Collection of taxes in relation to municipal boundary changes [§50.112]

  9. 39 Rights and liabilities not affected by reissue of letters patent [§50.113]

  10. Part 5—Regional Districts: Purposes, Principles and Interpretation

  11. 185 Purposes of regional districts [§50.114]

  12. 186 Principles for regional district-provincial relations [§50.115]

  13. 187 Broad interpretation [§50.116]

  14. 189 References to regional district officers [§50.117]

  15. Part 6—Regional Districts: Governance and Procedures

  16. Division 1—Regional Districts and Their Boards

  17. 193 Regional district corporations [§50.118]

  18. 194 Board as governing body [§50.119]

  19. 195 Area of jurisdiction [§50.120]

  20. Division 10—Other Matters

  21. 246 Giving notice to regional districts [§50.121]

  22. 247 Notice by regional district: obligation satisfied if reasonable effort made [§50.122]

  23. Part 8—Regional Districts: General Powers and Responsibilities

  24. Division 5—General Property Powers

  25. 278 Reservation and dedication of land for public purpose: application of Community Charter [§50.123]

  26. 279 Control of Crown land parks dedicated by subdivision [§50.124]

  27. 280 Disposition of regional parks and trails [§50.125]

  28. 281 Exchange of park land: application of Community Charter [§50.126]

  29. Part 9—Regional Districts: Specific Service Powers

  30. Division 1—Building Regulation

  31. 297 Authority requires regional district service [§50.127]

  32. 298 Building regulation bylaws [§50.128]

  33. Division 3—Drainage, Sewerage and Related Matters

  34. 313 Appropriation of stream channel or bed [§50.129]

  35. Part 10—Regional Districts: Service Structure and Establishing Bylaws

  36. Division 1—General Service Powers

  37. 332 General authority for services [§50.130]

  38. Part 11—Regional Districts: Financial Management

  39. Division 5—Fees, Charges and Interest

  40. 397 Imposition of fees and charges [§50.131]

  41. 398 Interest calculation [§50.132]

  42. 399 Special fees and charges that are to be collected as taxes [§50.133]

  43. 400 Special fees and charges that are liens against property [§50.134]

  44. Part 14—Planning and Land Use Management

  45. Overview of Part 14 [§50.135]

  46. Division 1—General

  47. 455 Definitions in relation to this Part [§50.136]

  48. Division 5—Zoning Bylaws

  49. 483 Housing agreements for affordable housing and special needs housing [§50.137]

  50. Division 6—Development Approval Information Requirements

  51. 484 Development approval information [§50.138]

  52. 485 Development approval information areas or circumstances [§50.139]

  53. 486 Bylaw authority in relation to development approval information [§50.140]

  54. 487 Requirement to provide development approval information [§50.141]

  55. Division 7—Development Permits

  56. 488 Designation of development permit areas [§50.142]

  57. 489 Activities that require a development permit [§50.143]

  58. 490 Development permits: general authority [§50.144]

  59. 491 Development permits: specific authorities [§50.145]

  60. Division 8—Temporary Use Permits

  61. 492 Designation of temporary use permit areas [§50.146]

  62. 493 Temporary use permits for designated areas and other areas [§50.147]

  63. 494 Public notice and hearing requirements [§50.148]

  64. 495 Permit conditions: undertakings respecting land [§50.149]

  65. 496 Permit conditions: additional security requirements [§50.150]

  66. 497 Term of permit and renewal of permit [§50.151]

  67. Division 9—Development Variance Permits

  68. 498 Development variance permits [§50.152]

  69. 499 Notice to affected property owners and tenants [§50.153]

  70. Division 10—Other Permits and Permit Matters

  71. 501 General land use permit matters [§50.154]

  72. 502 Requirement for security as condition of land use permit [§50.155]

  73. 503 Notice of permit on land title [§50.156]

  74. 504 Permit lapses if relevant construction not substantially started [§50.157]

  75. Division 11—Subdivision and Development: Requirements and Related Matters

  76. 506 Subdivision servicing requirements [§50.158]

  77. 507 Requirements for excess or extended services [§50.159]

  78. 508 Latecomer charges and cost recovery for excess or extended services [§50.160]

  79. 509 Completion of required works and services [§50.161]

  80. 510 Requirement for provision of park land or payment for parks purposes [§50.162]

  81. 513 Requirement to provide land for new highway or widening existing highway [§50.163]

  82. 514 Subdivision to provide residence for a relative [§50.164]

  83. Division 12—Phased Development Agreements

  84. 515 Definitions in relation to this Division [§50.165]

  85. 516 Phased development agreements [§50.166]

  86. 520 Subdivision approval for land subject to phased development agreement [§50.167]

  87. 521 Notice of phased development agreement on land title [§50.168]

  88. Division 16—Discharge and Termination of Land Use Contracts

  89. 545 Application to land use contracts under previous legislation [§50.169]

  90. 546 Amendment and discharge of land use contract [§50.170]

  91. 547 Termination of all land use contracts in 2024 [§50.171]

  92. 548 Process for early termination of land use contract [§50.172]

  93. 549 Notice of termination [§50.173]

  94. 550 Discharge of terminated land use contract [§50.174]

  95. Part 15—Heritage Conservation

  96. Division 2—Notices Under This Part

  97. 594 Notice on land titles [§50.175]

  98. Division 7—Remedies and Offences

  99. 620 Notice of contravention may be filed in land title office [§50.176]

  100. Part 16—Municipal Provisions

  101. Division 7—Annual Municipal Tax Sale

  102. 651 Purchaser to give authority to register tax sale title [§50.177]

  103. 652 Collector to provide certificate of sale [§50.178]

  104. 656 Notice of tax sale must be filed in land title office [§50.179]

  105. 658 Assessment and taxes during redemption period [§50.180]

  106. 660 Redemption by owner [§50.181]

  107. 662 Notice of redemption to be filed in land title office [§50.182]

  108. 663 Registration of tax sale purchaser as owner [§50.183]

  109. 664 Refusal of registration [§50.184]

  110. 665 Effect of tax sale on rights of owners [§50.185]

  111. 666 Action by owner to have tax sale set aside [§50.186]

  112. 667 Court may reinstate taxes if sale set aside [§50.187]

  113. 668 Council authority to cancel sale in case of error [§50.188]

  114. 669 Restrictions on legal actions in relation to tax sale [§50.189]

  115. 671 Procedure if purchaser under agreement for sale defaults [§50.190]

  116. Part 17—Improvement Districts

  117. Overview of Part 17 [§50.191]

  118. Schedule—Definitions and Other Interpretation Matters

  119. 1 Definitions [§50.192]

  120. 2 Application of Community Charter definitions [§50.193]

  121. 4 Giving notice by newspaper publication [§50.194]

  122. 5 Application of Escheat Act [§50.195]