Notice of Public Hearing Bylaw 2421

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing has been scheduled for MONDAY, JULY 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3 rd 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.

To comply with physical distancing requirements, Council meetings are held by electronic means as authorized by Ministerial Order No. M192. In-person meeting attendance is unavailable for the public at this time and the public is encouraged to view meetings via the livestream webinar or archived recordings.

LOCATION: Riverside Way / Rivermount Place / Zwaryk Road (No Civic Address)
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot B, District Lot 5237, Kootenay District, Plan EPP38092 BYLAW: Bylaw 2421, cited as Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 235, Bylaw No. 2421, 2021
PURPOSE: The applicant wishes to text amend the Zoning Bylaw to include a new zone titled R2-RS (Duplex Residential – Riverside). This new zone would allow duplexes and single-family dwellings with secondary suites. The applicant further wishes to rezone the subject property from R1SL – Single Family Residential Small Lot to R2-RS – Duplex Residential Riverside. Please note that all references related to the Duplexes being Condo Hotels has been removed from the subject Bylaw.


PROVIDE YOUR COMMENTS: This Notice is published in accordance with Section 467 of the Local Government Act.

Public participation in this Public Hearing will be conducted by written submission, and electronic participation.

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Written comments must be submitted before 2:00 PM the day of the Public Hearing by any of the following formats:

IN PERSON: City Hall 501 – 3 rd Avenue (drop in front door mail slot after hours)
BY FAX: (250) 423.3034
BY MAIL: City of Fernie (Planning) PO Box 190, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0

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 published in the meeting agenda.