INTENT: To protect Environmentally Sensitive land from unsuitable development. Council
recognizes the importance of protecting an adequate supply of surface and groundwater for the benefit
of all residents and landowners. There are certain other areas near waste disposal sites, sewage
lagoons, wetlands or gravel pits, for example which should not be developed due to hazards like
potential pollution of water supplies, flooding or site instability. Council shall use the following list
and regulations in making decisions on proposed new developments in or near environmentally
12.1 Permitted Uses
In addition to the uses allowed in the Zoning District, which underlies the ES District, the
following are Permitted Uses:
Principal uses, including accessory uses and buildings, but not including a residence:
-Cemeteries, institutional uses and facilities.
-Public parks and public recreational facilities.
-Historical and archaeological sites, and wildlife and conservation management areas.
12.2 Discretionary Uses
-Radio, television and microwave towers.
-Linear Public utilities, excluding solid and liquid waste disposal sites.
12.3 District Regulations
All the Regulations of the District, which underlies the ES District, shall be used by Council as
a guideline in establishing conditions, which may be applied to location-sensitive Development
Permits for the specific use being requested.
12.4 Method of Application
Council shall use Section 3.1 of this Bylaw in dealing with requests for new development in
this Overlay District