Streamside Protection Regulation, Continued #338

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By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. Column 337 ended with formula descriptions for establishing streamside protection areas (also referred to as “leave strips”). The formulas apply to both sides of the stream, so that it is possible to have setbacks as wide as 60 metres. The Streamside Protection Regulation does, however, introduce some flexibility.   Local governments have the authority to

Streamside Protection Regulation – Law on January 19, 2001 (BC Reg. 10/2001) #337

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By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. Streamside Protection RegulationThe Regulation establishes streamside setbacks that are designed to prevent the deterioration or destruction of the water flow and habitat upon which a healthy fish population depends, or where possible, to restore them. Local governments affected by this Regulation must enact standards before January 2006, in their zoning and