Notice of Development Variance Permit - Public Input

Pursuant to Section 499 of the Local Government Act, public notice is hereby given that Council for the City of Fernie will consider Development Variance Permit No. 463 which affects the property and land within the City of Fernie at 541 – 10th Avenue. This permit will be considered at the regular meeting to be held on MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 501-3rd Avenue, Fernie BC.

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The purpose of the development variance permit is to vary the minimum rear yard setback requirements in section of Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 for a Secondary Detached Dwelling Unit from 6.0 metres to 1.5 metres. 

Written submissions must be received no later than 4:00pm on Monday, June 22, 2020 in order to ensure their availability to Council at the meeting. All submissions are public information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and must include your name and street address, will form part of the public record and will be published in the meeting agenda. For enquiries concerning this permit please contact the Planning Department at or contact the Planner at 250-423-6817 during regular business hours Monday to Friday.