OCP and Zoning

The City of Quesnel Official Community Plan (OCP) and Zoning Bylaws were adopted on December 17, 2019. These documents will guide us through to 2030.

The major areas of change within the proposed OCP and Zoning Bylaws include:

  • New Housing opportunities
    • Secondary Suite Dwelling
    • Secondary Dwelling
    • Carriage House Dwelling
  • Hazardous Area Development Permit Areas and West Quesnel Land Stability Area
  • Floodplain Hazardous Area Development Permit
  • Commercial Area Development Permits
  • Urban Agriculture
    • Hobby beekeeping
    • Backyard hens
  • Environment and sustainability
  • First Nations collaboration and reconciliation policies
  • FireSmart policies
  • Property zonings have been removed or changed

Bylaws and Documents

Summary of changes to OCP and Zoning Bylaws

Final Official Community Plan Bylaw

Final Zoning Bylaw Schedule A


Thank you for providing feedback on the draft bylaws. The final bylaws were adopted on December 17, 2019. Access them above.​

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