Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 504

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-504 at a Regular Meeting of Council on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3rd 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: 1701 – 9th Avenue (Tim Hortons Restaurant)

Legal Description: Lot A, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan NEP72208

Purpose: The proposed variance will allow for the installation of two animated, interior lit menu board signs in the drive-thru to replace the existing drive-thru sign, in accordance with Schedule ‘A’ attached to and forming a part of this permit. The following parts of Sign Bylaw No. 1888 are varied:

  1. Section 6.2.1(a) to allow the sign to be animated; and
  2. Section 6.2.1(d) to allow the sign to be interior lit.

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 2:00 PM October 12, 2021 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