Strategic Projects

Multiple land use planning projects are usually underway at any given time within the Regional District. Browse through these project pages to learn more about current initiatives:

Official Community Plan Reviews

Okanagan Electoral Area Zoning Bylaw Consolidation

The Regional District is currently working on a project to create a single zoning bylaw for the South Okanagan Electoral Areas.  This would result in the replacement of the zoning bylaws for Electoral Areas "A", "C", "D", "E" & "F" with a new "South Okanagan Electoral Area Zoning Bylaw No. 2800".  The following projects are being pursued as part of the background work related to the drafting of Zoning Bylaw 2800:

Residential Zone Update

Apex Mountain Zone Review

Accessory Dwelling Review

Update of Home Industry & Home Occupation Regulations and Cannabis Production Facilities

Administrative and Institutional (AI) Zone Update


Tourist Commercial Zone Update (October 2018)

Commercial Zone Update (October 2018)

Naramata Town Centre Zone & Development Permit Area Update (September 2018)

Review of CT1 Zone - 7005 Indian Rock Road, Naramata ("Sunset Acres") (September 2018)

Small Holdings One (SH1) Zone Review - Electoral Areas "D-2" & "E" (July 2018)

Gallagher Lake Area Plan - Incorporation into Electoral Area "C" OCP Bylaw (July 2018)

Regal Ridge Site Specific Zone Review - Electoral Area "A" (June 2018)

Industrial Zone Update (April 2018)

Large Holdings Three (LH3) Zone Review - Electoral Area "D-2" (April 2018)

Retaining Wall Regulations and Building Height Definition Update (2017)

Update of Policies, Regulations & Mapping related to the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (2017)

Update of Agricultural Zones and Regulations (2017)

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