Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 494

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-494 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2021, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3 rd Avenue, Fernie, BC.

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 at this time and the public is encouraged to view meetings via the livestream webinar or archived recordings. 

LOCATION: 2021 – Highway No. 3

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 2, District Lot 5813, Kootenay District, Plan NEP22056

PURPOSE: The applicant wishes to legalize a non-conforming sign that is currently located on the façade of their building, the Fernie Fox Hotel, by varying the City of Fernie Consolidated Sign Bylaw No. 1888 as follows: Section 9.2.1(b): Maximum Sign Area, Highway Commercial Zone, from 4.0m2 to 10.59m2


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 August 23, 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 Notice was distributed in accordance with Section 499 of the Local Government Act.