Public Notice - Amendments to Business Licensing and Regulation Bylaw

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 59 of the Community Charter, that at the Regular Meeting of Council to be held at 7:00 PM on November 23rd, 2020 Council will consider amendments to Business Licensing and Regulation Bylaw No. 2028.

The proposed amendments will incorporate a Self-Inspection Checklist that Short-Term Rental business license applicants must complete and conform to prior to applying for their license. The proposed amendments will also specify that unless the Short-Term Rental is the entire dwelling unit, permanent cooking facilities are not permitted in secondary suites and secondary dwelling units.

COMMENTS: All persons wishing to provide comments about the bylaw amendments may provide written comments by:


Mail: City of Fernie, PO Box 190, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

Drop Off: Insert in front door mail slot at City Hall 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC

Fax: 250-423-3034

Written submissions must be received no later than 4:00 PM November 23rd, 2020 in order to ensure their availability to Council at the meeting. All written submissions must include your name and street address and are public information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please note that written submissions will form part of the public record and will be published in the meeting agenda.

For information about the proposed amendment, please contact the Bylaw Services Department at (250) 423.6817 or via email at