Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 483

Pursuant to Section 499 of the Local Government Act, public notice is hereby given that Council for the City of Fernie will consider the issuance of Development Variance Permit No. DVP-483 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, MAY 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3 rd Avenue, Fernie, BC.

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LOCATION: 1531 – 2 nd Avenue
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot A, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan NEP90283 PURPOSE: The proposed variance will legalize the siting of an existing structure on the subject lot, decrease the minimum residential unit size and decrease the minimum parcel size and parcel frontage needed to allow a detached secondary suite on the subject property to remain as-is by varying the City of Fernie Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows: • Section Minimum Parcel Area required for a single family detached dwelling with a secondary dwelling unit From 600 sq. m. To 532 sq. m. • Section Minimum Parcel Frontage required for a single family detached dwelling with a secondary dwelling unit From 18.3m To 14.18m. • Section Minimum Rear-Yard Setback, Secondary Dwelling Unit From 6.0m To 1.70m: • Section Minimum Residential Unit Size, Secondary Residential Unit From 56 sq. m. To 49.42 sq. m.


COMMENTS: All persons wishing to provide comments about the proposed development variance permit 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 MAY 10, 2021 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 development variance permit please contact the Planning Department at (250) 423.6817 or via email at