St. Croix Marsh Body Land Use Regulations

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St. Croix 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. 208/2009 (March 13, 2009)


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

Uses and activities

2     (1)    No person shall construct works or use or develop lands within, on, or affecting theNS 38 St. Croix Marsh marshland sections in any way that is not conducive to and inconformity with sound agricultural purposes and practices.


       (2)    For the purposes of subsection (1), uses and activities deemed to be conducive to andin conformity with sound agricultural purposes and practices include all of 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 remote-controlled airplane clubs).


       (3)    For the purposes of subsection (1), non-permitted works, uses or developmentsinclude all of 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)    hunting without permission.