Notice of Public Hearing April 23, 2019

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing has been scheduled for TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. 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: 1509 - 9th Avenue

PURPOSE: The proposed bylaw amendment will add the following to the list of permitted uses in the CS1 – Service Commercial Zone (Section 4.2.15 of Bylaw 1750): .23  in addition to the permitted uses herein, on Lots 9 and 10, Block 126, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 902, 1502 – 9th Avenue only, two dwelling units located above the first storey of the building.

The applicant wishes to renovate and commission two previously non-conforming dwelling units that exist above the Service Commercial building located at 1502 – 9th Avenue (formerly the “Crystal Glass” building). In order to do this, the applicant requires that dwelling units are a permitted use at the subject property.

Staff Report March 25, 2019 Request for Decision


Bylaw 2374


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

The deadline for written submissions is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday April 23, 2019.  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 bylaws and other relevant documents may be viewed at City Hall, 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. April 11, 2019 to April 23, 2019 (excluding weekends and statutory holidays), or online at