Notice of Early and Ongoing Consultation

The Corporation of the City of Fernie wants to hear from you relating to a proposed Official Community Plan (OCP) amendment:

LOCATION: Properties designated as “Highway Corridor” in Schedule B – Land Use Designations of the Official Community Plan.

SUMMARY:  The City has received an application to develop a distillery in the Highway Corridor. To move forward with the process of applying for a text amendment to the Zoning Bylaw to allow a distillery as a permitted use, the Official Community Plan, Section 9-B.2.5, that prohibits light industrial uses in the Highway Corridor, must be amended.

EARLY & ONGOING CONSULTATION PROCESS: Please refer your questions and comments, along with your contact information to the City of Fernie Planning Department. The planning department will consider all questions and comments and will consult with respondents to address their concerns.



In Person:      City Hall: 501 – 3rd Avenue

Mail:               City of Fernie (Planning)

                        PO Box 190

                        Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

Phone:           (250) 423-6817