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  • By-Laws & Policies | Town of Kensington
    Complex EVK Memorial Pool Parks and Playgrounds Seniors Initiatives Community Groups Arena Schedule Relay for Life Volunteer With Us Twitter Feed Tweets from https twitter com ktownpei lists town of kensington Weather in Kensington Useful Information PEI Tourism Guide Turbine Website By Laws Policies The Town of Kensington has the authority to enact bylaws under the Municipalities Act Chapter M 13 PDF of the Statutes of PEI Below you will find electronic versions of the Town of Kensington bylaws and Official Plan for your convenience and reference For information about Town Bylaws or to make a complaint about a bylaw violation please call 902 836 3781 or e mail us at mail townofkensington com Mobile Device Usage Policy 2010 Procurement Policy 2010 Nuisance Offices Bylaw Amended Off Highway Vehicle Bylaw Official Plan New Dog Bylaw Dog Bylaw Removal of Animal Waste Water and Pollution Control Corporation Bylaw Zoning and Subdivision Control Development Bylaw New Unsightly Premises Bylaw Council Remuneration Bylaw Town Hall Mayor s Office Town Council Departments Forms and Downloads Public Notices Budget Information Minutes Water Pollution Minutes Living in Kensington Event Calendar News Online Payments By Laws Policies Building and Development Community Awards Kensington Heritage Library Garbage Recycle

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  • Building and Development | Town of Kensington
    4 17 Accessibility 4 18 Mixed Use 4 19 Yards 4 20 Construction Plans 4 21 Permits And Compliance With Other Bylaws 4 22 Site Work 4 23 Authorization for Inspection 4 24 Accessory Structures 4 25 Garden Suites 4 26 Accessory Apartments 4 27 Permits Posted 4 28 Moving of Buildings 4 29 Height Regulations 4 30 Intersection Triangle 4 31 Permitted Uses In All Zones 4 32 Construct In Accordance With Application 4 33 Denying Permits 4 34 Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks 4 35 Outdoor Swimming Pools 4 36 Surveys Required 4 37 Special Requirements For Semi detached Row or Town House Dwellings 4 38 Grade of Site 4 39 Landscaping 4 40 Petroleum Storage 4 41 Business in Residential Zones In Home Occupations 4 42 Maximum Lot Coverage 4 43 Recreational Trailers or Vehicles 4 44 Mobile Homes 4 45 Bed and Breakfast 5 Parking Requirements 5 1 Preamble 5 2 Parking Requirements 5 3 Additional Parking Spaces 5 4 Other Requirements 5 5 Loading Zones 5 6 Waiver of Commercial Parking Requirements 6 Mini Home Court Zone RM1 6 1 General 6 2 Permitted Uses 6 3 Lot Requirements 6 4 Other Requirements 7 Single Family Residential Zone R1 7 1 General 7 2 Permitted Uses 7 3 Special Permit Uses 7 4 Servicing 7 5 Lot Requirements 8 Two Family Residential Zone R2 8 1 General 8 2 Permitted Uses 8 3 Special Permit Uses 8 4 Servicing 8 5 Lot Requirements 9 Multiple Family Residential Zone R3 9 1 General 9 2 Permitted Uses 9 3 Special Permit Uses 9 4 Servicing 9 5 Lot requirements 9 6 Minimum Lot Frontage and Yard Requirements 10 General Commercial Zone C1 10 1 General 10 2 Permitted Uses 10 3 Special Permit Uses 10 4 Servicing 10 5 Lot Requirements 10 6 Fire Rated Buildings 10 7 Special Requirements Commercial Zones Adjacent To Residential Zones 10 8 Dwellings in Commercial Buildings 10 9 Transient or Temporary Commercial Permits 10 10 Automobile Service Station 10 11 Multiple Family Dwellings 10 12 Parking in Front of Buildings 11 Neighbourhood Commercial Zone C2 11 1 General 11 2 Permitted Uses 11 3 Lot Requirements 11 4 Special Requirements Commercial Zones Adjacent to Residential Zones 12 Heritage District Zone HD 12 1 General 12 2 Special Requirements Building Facades 12 3 New Buildings Building Conversions 12 4 Building Demolition or Moving 13 Industrial Zone M1 13 1 General 13 2 Permitted Uses 13 3 Special Permit Uses 13 4 Lot Requirements 13 5 Exceptions to Maximum Building Height 13 6 Special Requirements Industrial Zone Adjacent to Residential Zones 13 7 Servicing 13 8 Environmental Impact Assessment 14 Agricultural Reserve Zone A1 14 1 General 14 2 Permitted Uses 14 3 Lot Requirements 14 4 Intensive Livestock Operations 15 Recreation and Open Space Zone O1 15 1 General 15 2 Permitted Uses 15 3 Lot Requirements 16 Public Service and Institutional Zone PS1 16 1 General 16 2 Permitted Uses 16

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  • Community Awards | Town of Kensington
    involvement and is a true community volunteer all of which builds the Town of Kensington to become a stronger community for everyone It is with great pleasure that this deserving youth member of the Town of Kensington has been selected to receive the 2014 Youth of the Year Award Citizen of the Year Award and Youth of the Year Award Submission Criteria The Citizen of the Year award was established by Ivan J Gallant in 2004 during his term as Mayor The award exemplifies outstanding service to one s community combined with an extraordinary determination and passionate desire to contribute towards improving the quality of life of residents of the Town of Kensington and more broadly the quality of life for residents of Prince Edward Island and Canada The Youth of the Year Award was established in 2005 by Mayor Ivan Gallant It is annually presented by the Town of Kensington to a youth member of the community who has demonstrated accomplishment in three or more of the following areas Academic excellence outstanding achievement in athletic or cultural activities Significant contribution to school affairs and extracurricular activities Participation in community activities together with demonstrated leadership skills Overall good character and citizenship Submissions for Nomination should include 1 NOMINATION LETTER a cover letter that will include the name address telephone number of both the nominee and nominator s 2 ACCOMPLISHMENTS A brief statement outlining the reasons the individual is considered worthy of receiving the Award for which he she is being nominated Supporting details as to contributions and accomplishments for the person being nominated and other information that may be helpful in evaluating the nomination 3 REFERENCES two letters from persons in support of the nomination Past Award Winners 2004 Citizen of the Year Award Winner Roscoe Pendleton 2005 Citizen of

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  • Kensington Heritage Library | Town of Kensington
    s Story Time Held year round children aged 2 to 5 are invited to come in to the Library every Tuesday at 10 00 am to listen to a story Please join us for stories songs movement and fun Book Club in a Bag Running through the fall winter and spring the Book Club in Kensington is always looking for new members The group meets every three weeks on Saturdays and starts up again September 7 2013 Members enjoy the convenience of a pre packaged bag complete with 10 copies of a book a discussion guide and suggested questions We have many titles to choose from including several that are also suitable for teen clubs Teen Book Club Email kensington gov pe ca if you would be interested in attending a book club for teens only Teen Book Club is starting on Saturday March 29 2014 at 2pm Cook Book Club If you are interested in trying out some new recipes and sharing some of your favorites with others join out Cook Book Club starting on Thursday April 3 2014 at 6pm Tumblebooks Tumblebooks is a collection of online picture books for children It helps teach children the joy of reading by using animation music and narration to bring picture books to life Children can read along online or listen as the books are read aloud It is a great resource for younger children The PEI Public Library Service has been pleased to offer this resource to Island children for the last few years With the growing popularity of Tumblebooks we ve added to our Tumblebooks collection Tumblebook Cloud Jr is a collection of e books read alongs graphic novels National Geographic videos and audiobooks suitable for elementary grades or EAL students This resource lets older children read a Matt Christopher book online or watch a video about comets Tumblebook Cloud is a resource for teens It is a collection of e books read alongs graphic novels National Geographic videos and audiobooks suitable for middle school and high school grades or EAL students Items in the collection feature adjustable text sizes full narration and a read along function which highlights text as it is read With this resource high school students can listen to 1984 by George Orwell online or read a Graphic Novel Downloadable Music The Prince Edward Island Public Library has joined with Library Ideas to provide the Freegal Music Service which offers access to over 3 million songs including Sony Music s catalogue of legendary artists Islanders can download three songs per week from the library website onto their home computer and keep the songs they download There s no need for additional software and all you need is a library card to access the catalogue The service is also accessible through free mobile apps for library cardholders available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Visit Freegal Music to start downloading Playaway Audio Books When it comes to audiobook formats Playaway easily tops the list

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  • Garbage & Recycle | Town of Kensington
    twitter com ktownpei lists town of kensington Weather in Kensington Useful Information PEI Tourism Guide Turbine Website Garbage Recycle Waste Management The Island Waste Management Calendar for East Prince can be found here Island Waste Watch Calendar Download and print the IWMC Sorting Guide or visit the IWMC website and use their Interactive Sorting Guide Town Hall Mayor s Office Town Council Departments Forms and Downloads Public Notices Budget Information

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  • Schools | Town of Kensington
    Kensington Prince Edward Island offers many programs and services to students from Grades I to VI We have a large student body consistently housing approximately three hundred and forty students Our building is immaculate and well maintained Our students come from the town and surrounding rural communities and most are bussed to school We have an extremely hard working staff who are dedicated in making the school experience an enjoyable one for students Also our parents and guardians are a constant source of support and are always welcome at our school Their efforts through assisting and volunteering are very much appreciated Queen Elizabeth Elementary School Website Kensington Intermediate Senior High School For the past half century Kensington Intermediate Senior High School has been producing graduates who have used their high school experience as a stepping stone to success and fulfillment in life Ours is a tradition of the pursuit of excellence through involvement commitment and perseverance Our guarantee is that your investment of time and effort in school and school activities will provide you with a successful and rewarding high school experience A study of school records indicates that those students who get the most from high school are those

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  • 2014 Celebrations | Town of Kensington
    business or just to visit Its services include Town Police Force Recreation Facilities Central Water and Sewer Fire Protection Parks Library Community Medical Centre Day Cares Early Childhood Learning Centre Dental Office Veterinary Clinic Pharmacy Post Office Clothing and Gift Stores Flower Shop Real Estate Food Outlets Gas Stations Bed and Breakfast Facilities Variety of Other Businesses Canadian Legion Clubs Churches Schools and Fraternal Organizations The Town of Kensington grew up around the intersection of five roads taking people through Kensington to and from Charlottetown Kelvin Grove Traveller s Rest Summerside Malpeque Irishtown New London and Cavendish Because of its location it became known as Five Lanes End It was renamed Barrett s Cross in 1851 after James Barrett one of the first settlers and a wealthy land owner in the area In 1862 at a meeting of residents the name was changed to Kensington upon the request of another prominent land owner Thomas Sims Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century the Town flourished as its commercial and industrial base expanded Its role as a service center for the surrounding areas increased In 1873 the provincial railroad detouring from its original path made its way through the Town and began operating in 1875 Many businesses then moved from Margate to Kensington This brought numerous benefits and increased the prosperity of the community Kensington became a central station and shipping point for the region In 1905 the Kensington Train Station was officially opened The station is the most architecturally outstanding of the 120 that at one time were in operation on the Island It was designed by C R Chappell and is referred to as a boulder station because it was made from boulders as opposed to timber Early in the century the station was recognized as an attraction to the area and that function continues to this day In 1914 the Town was incorporated with Dr Donald Darrach serving as the first Mayor Kensington had a population of 612 at the time of incorporation Since that time many services have been provided In 1914 the first Fire Station was also established In 1917 the first electrical power was installed A new Post Office was built in 1927 and it was replaced again in 1953 by the Federal Building which at that time housed the Post Office R C M P and the Department of Agriculture In 1958 garbage disposal and a sewer lagoon were provided and a second lagoon was added in 1977 to accommodate a potential population of 1 400 This system was upgraded in 2002 to accommodate approximately 2 000 people Recreation has always been an important part of the community Numerous skating rinks have been constructed over the years in Kensington The present Community Gardens was built after a fire in 1979 destroyed its predecessor To mark Prince Edward Island s centennial as a province of Canada in 1973 the Kensington Regional Committee opened Centennial Park adjacent to the recreation center Since that time an outdoor swimming

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  • Visiting Kensington | Town of Kensington
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