Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. DVP 503

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-503 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 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: 1321 & 1341 – 7 th Avenue

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Parcel B (Being a Consolidation of Lots 2 and 3, See CA9147328), Block 107, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 902

PURPOSE: The proposed variance will reduce the off-street parking requirements related to the development of a mixed-use building proposed on the subject lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows: i. Part 5 – Off Street Parking and Loading: Reduce the total number off-street parking spaces from a total of 32 off-street parking spaces to a total of 17 off-street parking spaces.


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 September 27, 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.