A Certificate of Compliance verifies whether or not the information on the Real Property Report complies with the setback requirements of the MD’s Land Use Bylaw. The MD does not require people to obtain a Certificate of Compliance letter, but will provide the service at the request of an applicant.
Answers to Common Questions about Compliance Certificates
Compliance for a property is based on a portrayal of the development as it currently exists in the real world.
A Real Property Report is produced by an accredited survey firm that measures the development (buildings, etc.) on the land and produces a drawing of it in accordance with the survey industry standards.
The MD of Lesser Slave River does not do a site inspection on compliance requests, so it bases the letter on the Real Property Report that is submitted with the application for compliance. A Certificate of Compliance is only as accurate as the Real Property Report. Caution should be used when submitting older Real Property Reports since they will not reflect any changes to the property since the date of the RPR.
The MD of Lesser Slave River will typically process a compliance request in 7-10 days, depending on staff holidays. The MD does not currently provide "rush" service.
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