Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 525

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-525 at a Regular Meeting of Council on TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2023, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC.  

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Location: The Cedars Community Development 

Legal Description: The roads dedicated by that part of District Lot 5237 Kootenay District Lying South of the Portion Subdivided by Plan 1280 and the Westerly Extension of the Southerly Boundary of Lot 36 Plan 1280 and West of Parcel B (See 24330I) of Lot 36 Except (1) Parts shown outlined in red on Plans 31725I and 34821I (2) Part included in explanatory Plan 36221I (3) Part included in Plan 4201 (4) Part included in Plan R368 (5) Plan EPP51325 (6) Plan EPP86233 (7) Plan EPP89198 (8) Plan EPP98022 AND (9) Plan EPP114016

Purpose: The proposed variance will allow the applicant to construct a road on the subject lot by varying the Subdivision and Servicing Bylaw No. 1727 as follows:

  1. Vary Drawing B-5 “Urban Local Residential Highway” to:
    1. reduce the road width From:  11.0 metres To: 9.0 metres
  2. Vary Drawing B-9 “Walkway and Lane” to reduce the width of access From: 5.5m To: 4.0m and changing the material of the lane to gravel.
  3. Vary Schedule G, Part 3.2.2 to permit an alternative light standard and fixture.

Application Supporting Documents:


Public participation will be accepted through written submission and must be submitted before 2:00 PM the day of the Public Hearing by any of the following formats: 

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

All written submissions must include your name and street address and are public information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ActPlease 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.