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Minimum Distance Separation

The Minimum Distance Separation (MDS) Formulae was developed by The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. MDS is a planning tool used to determine setbacks between livestock facilities or permanent manure storage structures and another land use development (i.e. residential dwellings). There are two types of MDS: MDS I – proposed new development and any existing livestock barns, manure […]

Agricultural Impact Assessment

Under certain circumstances the province has identified that non-agricultural uses in Prime Agricultural Areas may be permitted, provided it can be demonstrated that the proposal addresses certain criteria. In these circumstances an Agricultural Impact Assessment would be prepared, identifying and assessing any impacts to the agricultural area and provide mitigation measures, if necessary. The Agricultural Operations Map featured on this […]