Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 506

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-506 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: 791 – 7th Avenue  

Legal Description: Lot 1, Block 70, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan EPP112504

Purpose: The proposed variance will allow the applicant to construct an accessory building with dwelling unit located on the Subject Lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows:

  1. Waiving Section to not require the dwelling unit to be designed and constructed as an integral part of the principal building.

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