Notice of Public Hearing: February 13, 2018

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00PM in Council Chambers at Fernie City Hall, located at 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie BC so that Council may hear representations from persons who believe their interest in property is affected by a proposed amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 1750:

LOCATION: City-Wide    


BYLAW No. 2336: Zoning Bylaw No. 1750. Amendment No. 195, Bylaw No. 2336, 2017

PURPOSE:  Text amend Section of Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 to change the rear yard setback of secondary detached dwelling units from 6.0 metres (19.7 feet) to 1.5 metres (4.9 feet). This is a more feasible setback for development of secondary detached dwelling units in the Annex and Maintown neighbourhoods.


Comments can be made in person at the Public Hearing, or submitted by any of the following formats:



City Hall 501 – 3rd Avenue


(250) 423.3034


City of Fernie (Planning)

PO Box 190

Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

Any written submissions received after 4:00PM, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 will not be accepted.  No representation will be received by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing.  All submissions must include your name and civic address. All submissions are public information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  For more information, please contact the Planning Department at (250) 423.6817 or via email at

A copy of the proposed bylaw amendments and other relevant documents may be viewed at City Hall, 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC during normal business hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm February 1, 2018 to February 13, 2018 (excluding weekends and statutory holidays), or online at This Notice is published in accordance with Section 466 of the Local Government Act.