P-41.1 - Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities

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79.1. Every regional county municipality and every community shall, in respect of the agricultural zone in its territory, exercise its powers in the area of land use planning and development in such a way as to promote priority for the use of land for agricultural activities and in keeping with the object of this Act.
From the date of its coming into force, every revised RCM land use and development plan or revised metropolitan land use and development plan, amendment to an RCM land use and development plan or a metropolitan land use and development plan or interim control by-law of a regional county municipality or community that affects an agricultural zone is deemed to be consistent with the first paragraph.
1989, c. 7, s. 26; 1996, c. 26, s. 47; 2002, c. 68, s. 52; 2010, c. 10, s. 144.
79.1. Every regional county municipality and every community shall, in respect of the agricultural zone in its territory, exercise its powers in the area of land use planning and development in such a way as to promote priority for the use of land for agricultural activities and in keeping with the object of this Act.
From the date of its coming into force, every revised land use planning and development plan, amendment to a land use planning and development plan or interim control by-law of a regional county municipality or community that affects an agricultural zone is deemed to be consistent with the first paragraph.
1989, c. 7, s. 26; 1996, c. 26, s. 47; 2002, c. 68, s. 52.
79.1. Every regional county municipality and every community shall, in respect of the agricultural zone in its territory, exercise its powers in the area of land use planning and development in such a way as to promote priority for the use of land for agricultural activities and in keeping with the object of this Act.
From the date of its coming into force, every revised development plan, amendment to a development plan or interim control by-law of a regional county municipality or community that affects an agricultural zone is deemed to be consistent with the first paragraph.
1989, c. 7, s. 26; 1996, c. 26, s. 47.
79.10. The commissioner may, within two years after the date of a report, refuse to consider any new complaint in respect of the provisions of a municipal by-law which formed the subject of the report.
1989, c. 7, s. 26.
79.1. For the purposes of this division only, farming activities means agriculture including letting the land lay fallow, the utilization of chemical, organic or mineral products and the use of farming machinery and implements.
The storing, processing, transformation and sale of farm products on the farm by a producer whose principal occupation is agriculture shall also constitute farming activities.
1989, c. 7, s. 26.