Notice of Public Hearings November 12

Bylaw No. 2387 Zoning Bylaw Amendment

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm 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 theproposed amendments to Zoning Bylaw No. 1750.


City of Fernie


Lands subject to the Bylaw Amendment include the: 

-          CS-1 - Service Commercial Zone;

-          M1 – Light Industrial Zone; and

-          all Zones city-wide

Legal Description:



Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 217, Bylaw No. 2387, 2019

PURPOSE: The purpose of Bylaw No. 2387 is to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 to regulate the use of shipping containers within the City of Fernie.  The bylaw amendment permits the use of shipping containers in the M1 Light Industrial Zone and CS-1 Service Commercial Zone and prohibits the use in all other Zones except for temporary use under certain specific conditions.  The bylaw also regulates shipping containers used as a component of a building, portion of a building, or modified and certified pursuant to CSA A277 Procedure for certification of prefabricated buildings.

Bylaw 2387 Public Notice 

2019-10-15 RFD Bylaws 2387 and 2388

Bylaw 2387

Bylaw 2388

March 18, 2019 COTW Report

Worksafe Magazine April 2017

Temporary Use Permit TUP-003   This Temporary Use Permit, if approved, would allow for the manufacture and bottling of Kombucha (the "temporary use").

Pursuant to Section 494 of the Local Government Act, public notice is hereby given that Council for the City of Fernie will consider the issuance of Temporary Use Permit No. TUP-003 at the regular meeting to be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers, City Hall, 501-3rd Avenue, Fernie BC.            



Unit ‘C’, 1501 – 10th Avenue


Legal Description:

Lot 1, Block 128, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 902


PURPOSE:  In general terms the purpose of the Temporary Use Permit is to allow use of the subject property at Unit ‘C’, 1501 – 10th Avenue in the CS-1 Service Commercial Zone for operation of a Food Manufacturing Facility for a period of 2 years. If granted, the temporary use permit will allow the applicant to apply for a business license to operate the food manufacturing facility at Unit “C” 1501 – 10th Avenue.

TUP-003 Public Notice

2019-10-15 RFD TUP-003

TUP-003 Application



Comments regarding proposed Bylaw No. 2387 or Temporary Use Permit TUP-003 can be made in person at the Public Hearing, or submitted by any of the following methods:

By Email:

In Person:

City Hall 501 – 3rd Avenue

By Fax:

(250) 423-3034

By Mail:

City of Fernie, Planning Department

PO Box 190, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

The deadline for written submissions is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 12, 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.  Please note written submissions will form part of the public record and may be published in the meeting agenda.  For more information, please contact the Planning Department at (250) 423.6817 or via email at

A copy of the proposed bylaw, temporary use permit and other relevant documents may be viewed at City Hall, 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC during normal business hours from 8:00am to 4:00pm, October 31, 2019 to November 12, 2019 (excluding weekends and statutory holidays), or online at