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To accommodate family functions, reunions, weddings, and other similar functions that are associated with temporary use of Recreational Units, a written application must be provided to the County in accordance with Recreational Units During Family Functions Policy (amended by Bylaw 2021/60).
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Yes, you can use your Recreational Unit (RV) to stay on your property if there's no permanent house. However, there are some conditions:
For information about permit fees, you can refer to Schedule C of the Fees & Charges Bylaw.
RV use for a 3-year term is only allowed in the following districts:
To find out how many Recreational Units (RVs) you are allowed on your property, refer to Appendix H: Recreational Unit Matrix of the Land Use Bylaw. This matrix provides information on the allowed number of recreational units based on the district and parcel size of your property.
Short Term Camping means the RV can be placed for a maximum of fourteen (14) consecutive days. After this period, the unit must be removed from the property or stored for at least seventy-two (72) hours.
Recreational Unit Storage means the storage of RVs outdoors or inside a permanent structure. During storage, the units should be disconnected from most services, except for electrical, and accessories like slides and canopies should be put away.
In the Country Residential and Restricted Country Residential districts where there is no permanent house on a piece of land, the Development Officer may allow the temporary use of Recreational Units (RVs) as a time-limited accessory use. This permission is granted at the same time as the approval for building a house on the land through a Development Permit and is only valid from April to October and lasts for 12 months from the Development Permit's issuance. If the house isn't finished by the time this temporary permission ends, the RV must be taken off the land, unless the Development Officer approves a new permit allowing continued RV use.
To find out what district your property is in, follow these steps:
The Zoning Code will indicate the specific district your property falls under. This information can provide details about the permitted uses, regulations, and other zoning-related guidelines for your property.
Yes, you can have Recreational Units (RVs) on your property for family and friends during a function, but you will need to obtain a permit and approval. This is necessary for temporary use of RVs on your property during events such as reunions, weddings, celebrations (birthdays, holidays, etc.).
However, there are some conditions:
To know what your property is distracted as, click on County Interactive Map to search your property.
Make sure to provide accurate and complete information in your application to facilitate the review process. If you have any questions or need assistance, you may contact the Planning and Development Department for guidance.
Temporary Recreational Units (RVs) can be allowed on your property for your function for a maximum of ninety-six (96) hours or four (4) days, provided you obtain a permit and approval from the County.
Recreational Vehicles During Family Functions application.
Applications can be emailed to Planning and Development for review and consideration. Satisfactory applications will be granted approval in writing and relevant County Departments, including the County’s Protective Services Department will be notified.
You can apply for a Recreational Units (RVs) During Family Functions permit a maximum of two (2) times per year for a specific parcel. However, if you need additional permits beyond this limit, you can submit a written request email to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) seeking further approval. The decision to grant additional permits will be at the discretion of the CAO.