Cobequid Marsh Body Land Use Regulations

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Cobequid Marsh Body Land Use Regulations
made under clause 14(e) of the

Agricultural Marshland Conservation Act

S.N.S. 2000, c. 22

N.S. Reg. 223/2007 (March 16, 2007)


1     These regulations may be cited as the Cobequid Marsh Body Land Use Regulations.


2     (1)    No person shall construct works or use or develop lands within, on, or affecting theNS 128 Cobequid Marsh marshland sections in any way that is not conducive to andin conformity with sound agricultural purposes and practices.


       (2)    For the purposes of subsection (1), uses and activities deemed to be conducive toand in conformity with sound agricultural purposes and practices include thefollowing:


                (a)    the tilling of soil;


                (b)    the planting and harvesting of crops;


                (c)    the growing of grains and forage crops for livestock feed;


                (d)    the growing of grass and legume crops;


                (e)    the growing of food crops for human consumption;


                (f)    the spreading of manure;


                (g)    the spreading of commercial (chemical) and natural fertilizer;


                (h)    the spreading of limestone;


                (i)     pest and weed control;


                (j)     pre-existing, non-conforming uses, only where and as they presently exist (e.g.,driving range and removed controlled airplane clubs).


       (3)    For the purposes of subsection (1), non-permitted works, uses, or developmentsinclude the following:


(a)land-fill sites or dumps of any kind;


(b)recreational activities of any kind;


(c)residential or commercial structures;


(d)drilled wells;


(e)sewage treatment plants or lagoons;


(f)industrial structures or uses;


(g)ponds for non-agricultural uses;


(h)top soil and sod removal.