(Excerpt taken from Land Use Bylaw 6-2002, Pages 13-14)
(1) The carrying out of works of maintenance or repair to any building, provided that such works do not include structural alterations or major works of renovation that would require a building permit.
(2) The completion of a building which was lawfully under construction at the date of the first publication of the notice required by the Act, provided that the building is completed in accordance with the terms of any permit granted in respect of it and subject to the conditions to which such permit was granted, and provided also that the building, whether or not a permit was granted in respect of it, is completed within a period of twelve (12) months from the said date of the first publication of the notice.
(3) The use of any such buildings as referred to in subsection (2) for the purpose for which construction was commenced.
(4) The erection, construction, or maintenance, improvement or alteration of gates, fences or walls or other means of enclosure (other than on corner lots or where abutting on a road used by vehicular traffic) less than 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) in height in front yards and less than 1.9 m (6.2 ft.) in side and rear yards, and the maintenance, improvement and other alterations of any gates, fences or walls or other means of enclosure;
(5) A temporary building, the sole purpose of which is incidental to the erection or alteration of a building, for which a permit has been issued under this Bylaw.
(6) The maintenance and repair of public works, services and utilities carried out by or on behalf of federal, provincial and municipal public authorities on land which is publicly owned or controlled.
(7) The erection or construction of fencing for non-intensive agricultural purposes;
(8) The development of land for agricultural purposes excepting where the following situations apply:
(a) where clearing of land is proposed within 100 m (328 ft.) of a river, stream or lake,
(b) where the proposed development involves a residence or an accessory use or building to a residence, or
(c) where beehives are proposed within 15.2 m (50 ft.) of a property line adjacent to a road or highway, or
(d) where fences for game farming are proposed within 15.2 m (50 ft.) of a property line adjacent to a road or highway, or within 30 m (98.4 ft.) of the centreline of a road or highway,
(e) where other buildings and dugouts are proposed within:
(i) – 38 m (124.5 ft.) of the centreline of a grid road,
(ii) – 50 m (164 ft.) of a centreline of a minor two-lane highway, or
(iii) – 70 m (230 ft.) of a centreline of a major two-lane highway or a multi-lane highway.
(9) Except for beehives described in Section 2.2(8)(c) above, a building or structure with a gross floor area of under 9.4 sq. m (101.2 sq. ft.) which is not on a permanent foundation.
(10) Development within a basement which does not change or add to the uses within a dwelling.
(11) Logging, except for logging
(a) on parcels of land which are located within the areas where logging is to be regulated in accordance with the County’s Municipal Development Plan, and
(b) where such logging will result in the removal of harvestable timber over an area exceeding a total of 2.0 ha (4.9 ac.) in any given calendar year.
(12) The demolition or removal of any building or structure for which erection a development permit would not be required pursuant to subsections (4) through (10) above, both inclusive.