Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 496

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-496 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 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: 501 – 1 st Avenue
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 1and Lot 2, Block 13, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 734
PURPOSE: The purpose of Development Variance Permit No. DVP-496 is to allow the applicant to undergo an extensive renovation, including a roof-top addition as well as an attached stairwell / elevator tower on the building known as the Royal Hotel situated on the Subject Lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows: i. Section Minimum Rear-Yard Setback (West Property Line) From: 3.5 metres To: 0 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 August 9, 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