Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 517

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-517 at a Regular Meeting of Council on MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2022, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC.

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Location: 391 – 3rd Avenue 

Legal Description: Lot 5, Block 7, District Lot 4588, Kootenay District, Plan 734 Except Plan EPP31849

Purpose: The proposed variance will allow the applicant to build a second storey on their existing non-conforming single-family dwelling located on the subject lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows:

  1. Vary Section Front-Yard Setback From:  6.0 metres To: 5.92 metres.
  2. Vary Section Side-Yard setback From:  4.5 metres To: 4.44 metres.
  3. Vary Section 3.7.4.d: Sun Deck projection into setback From: 1.3 metres To: 2.44 metres.
  4. Vary Section 3.7.4.b: Eave projection into setback From 1.0 metres To: 1.51 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 2:00 PM MARCH 14, 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