Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 510

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-510 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, FEBRUARY  28, 2022, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC.  

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Location: 382 – 4th Street

Legal Description: Lot 4, Block 55, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 734 A

Purpose: The proposed variance will allow the applicant to construct a new single-family dwelling with a secondary suite located on the subject lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows: 

  1. Vary Section 4.2.1.A.4: Rear-Yard setback from 6.0 metres to 1.83 metres
  2. Vary Section 4.2.1.A.4: Parcel coverage from 35% to 43.43%
  3. Vary Section 4.2.1.A.4: Maximum building height from 9.0 m to 9.96 m
  4. Vary Section 3.7.4.A: Allowable Step Projection from 1.2 m to 5.31 m 

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 February 28, 2022 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