County moves to tighten regulations on agricultural subdivisions

Tree farms, u-pick berry farms, greenhouses, horse training facilities and other agricultural operations will have to have existed for three years before they can be subdivided from quarter sections, according to a bylaw which received first reading by Lacombe County councillors last Thursday.

Residents and taxpayers will have a chance to address proposed changes to the county’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) at a public hearing on Jan. 10.

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