Public Notice - Development Variance Permit No. 556

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-556 at a Regular Meeting of Council on TUESDAY, AUGUST 22nd, 2023, at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers at FERNIE CITY HALL located at 501 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC.

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Location: 1102 3rd Avenue

Legal Description: Lot 15 Block 36 District Lot 4588 Kootenay District Plan 734A, Except Parcel A (See 103787I)

Purpose: The proposed variance will legalize the siting of the existing single-family dwelling on the subject lot by varying Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 as follows:

  • Vary Section 4.2.1.A.4: Front-Yard Setback (Principal Building on a Corner Site) From: 3.0. To: 0.55.
  • Vary Section 4.2.1.A.4: Side-Yard Setback (Principal Building on a Corner Site) From: 1.5m To: 0m
  • Vary Section 4.2.1.A.4: Maximum Parcel Coverage From: 35% To: 41.6%


Public participation will be accepted through written submission and must be submitted before 2:00 PM the day of Council Meeting where the DVP will be considered 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.