Canada National Parks Act

Version of section 33 from 2003-01-01 to 2015-02-25:

Marginal note:Preparation of community plan
  •  (1) A community plan for each park community shall be tabled in each House of Parliament as soon as possible after this section comes into force, accompanied in the case of the town of Banff by any zoning by-laws made under the agreement referred to in section 35.

  • Marginal note:Contents of community plan

    (2) A community plan for a park community must

    • (a) be consistent with the management plan for the park in which the park community is located;

    • (b) accord with any guidelines established by the Minister for appropriate activities within the park community;

    • (c) provide a strategy for the management of growth within the park community; and

    • (d) be consistent with principles of

      • (i) no net negative environmental impact, and

      • (ii) responsible environmental stewardship and heritage conservation.

  • Marginal note:Elements to be included

    (3) A community plan, or the zoning by-laws referred to in subsection (1) and tabled with it, must include

    • (a) a description of the lands comprising the park community;

    • (b) a description of the lands comprising the commercial zones of the park community; and

    • (c) a measure of the maximum floor area permitted within the commercial zones of the park community.

  • Marginal note:Amendment of Schedule 4

    (4) Subject to section 34, the Governor in Council may, by order, add the description of a park community, the description of its commercial zones and a measure of their maximum floor area referred to in subsection (3) to columns 2, 3 and 4, respectively, of Schedule 4, opposite the name of the community set out in column 1 of that Schedule, but any description or measure so added is not subject to amendment by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Leases, licences, etc.

    (5) No lease or licence of occupation may be granted, and no permit, licence or other authorization may be issued, authorizing a commercial use of lands within a commercial zone of a park community if the maximum floor area for commercial zones specified for that park community in Schedule 4 would be exceeded as a result of that use.

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