• Nova Scotia

    Can you hunt on Crown land Nova Scotia?

    Crown lands are owned by the Province and managed by the Department of Natural Resources on behalf of the citizens of Nova Scotia.Hunting and fishing are permitted on Crown land, in season and under license.. Can you build a camp on Crown land in Nova Scotia? You can camp virtually anywhere on crown land legally in Nova Scotia, unless otherwise specified. Nova Scotia still has a lot of crown land, however much of it is in patches of forest and other land divided up by private ownership. You should consult the interactive map of crown lands provided by the province. Can firewood be cut on Crown land in Nova Scotia?…

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    Can you purchase Crown land in Nova Scotia?

    Nova Scotia has a limited amount of Crown landHowever, applications to purchase Crown land may be authorized by the Minister or Cabinet under the Crown Lands Act and other legislation such as the Beaches and Coasts Act. The Nova Scotia Crown Land Sales Policy sets out the circumstances in which Crown land may be sold. How much is Crown land in Nova Scotia? Of the 5.3 million hectares of land in Nova Scotia, about 1.53 million hectares (3.8 million acres or about 29% of the province) is designated as Crown land. In addition, most of the submerged land (the seabed) along the Province’s 9,000 km of coastline is also considered…

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    Can you cut down trees on your property in Nova Scotia?

    On properties larger than one hectare, a city-approved tree preservation report is required to remove trees that are 4 inches or larger in diameter. And in properties of one hectare or less, a tree permit required to remove any trees that are considered distinctive, that is, trees that are 50 centimeters or more in diameter. Can I cut down a large tree on my property? You must obtain the approval of your local council before to remove any tree(s) from your property. Failure to do so can incur substantial fines. Rules regarding tree removal differ from council to council, but Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) and Local Environmental Plans (LEPs) guide…