Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Agriculture and Land

AKA: Communities, Land and Environment

COVID-19: Agriculture Labour Support Initiative

Helps connect Islanders looking for work in the farming industry with agricultural businesses that have job openings.
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COVID-19: Seed Potato Recovery Program

Provides financial assistance to Island seed potato producers impacted by the pandemic. Expenses and financial losses eligible for funding include:
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Development Permits

Issues Development (Building) Permits when a property is located within a municipality that does not have an Official Plan and Land Use bylaws.
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Farmer Assistance Program

Provides Island farmers, immediate family and farm workers with up to 6 free, confidential, professional counselling sessions to help them with a wide range of issues and concerns, including:
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Home Heat Tank Management Program

Provides online information outlining the responsibilities of PEI home/property owners in maintaining their oil tanks to prevent spills. Includes:
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Land Identification Program

The program prevents the development of land that is identified for non-development use by protecting and preserving resource land from being sub-divided or developed for commercial or industrial use, and to protect it against land speculation.
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Maps and Geographic Information Online

Provides online resources to access various types of GIS data and aerial photographs of PEI.
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Subdivision Of Land Applications

A subdivision approval is required when any parcel of land is divided (e.g., to create a new lot or lots). An approval is also required to add more land to an existing lot, or to join two or more lots.
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Unsightly Properties Complaints

Concerned residents living in jurisdictions that do not have their own unsightly property by-laws can file an unsightly property complaint against properties they think are in violation of the Unsightly Property Act. A department representative will inspect the site.
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