Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 495

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-495 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021, at 7:00 PM.

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LOCATION: 521 – 6 th Avenue
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 2, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 734A
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Development Variance Permit Application No. DVPA-495, is to allow the applicant to build a detached secondary dwelling unit in the back yard of the subject lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows: i. Definition of “Dwelling Unit, Secondary” to allow the Secondary Detached Dwelling Unit to be larger than the principal dwelling unit on the subject lot. ii. Section Rear Yard Setback, Secondary Detached Dwelling Unit (West Property Line) From: 6.0 metres To: 2.11 metres.


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 June 28, 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