Tag: Zoning

Last Call For Secondary Residences in the ALR

  We’ve written a few times of the impending ALR deadlines relating to secondary residences.  As we understand it, as of December 31, 2020 the maximum size of a new secondary residence will drop from around 2200 down to about 1000 sf. If you are considering building a custom or semi-custom A277 or Z240 residence…
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Back in the ALR (You don’t know how lucky you are)

Almost one year ago today the Government of British Columbia enacted substantial changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve legislation relating to the construction of dwellings on ALR designated property, by basically eliminating the ability to have secondary dwellings on ALR property.  It sounds like, it’s all going to change, again. Through a policy intentions release…
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5 Strategies for Finding Your Dream Lot

Do you want to build a premium prefab modular home but can’t find that perfect lot to build on? Do you want to build your dream home somewhere in Western Canada? Maybe the Prairies of Saskatchewan, the Rocky mountains of Alberta, the Okanagan, maybe the lower mainland of British Columbia, the coast or even the…
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Major Changes to the ALR

If you haven’t already heard… As of February 22, 2019, the Government of British Columbia has enacted some fairly substantial changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve legislation as it relates to the construction of dwellings on ALR designated property and we’ve had more than a few discussions with folks attempting to sort out their situation.…
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