Notice of Zoning Bylaw Amendment - Bylaw No. 2517

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a Bylaw to amend Zoning Bylaw No.1750 has been scheduled for first, second and third reading on TUESDAY, May 28th, 2024, at 6:30 PM at the Senior Citizens Drop In Centre located at 562 – 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC. 

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Location: All properties in the City of Fernie that are currently zoned:

  • R1 – Single Family Residential,
  • R1SL – Single Family Residential Small Lot,
  • R1B – Single Detached Plus Residential,
  • R-WF – Low Density Residential – West Fernie,
  • R-WF1 – Low Density Residential - West Fernie Steep Slope,
  • R2 – Duplex Residential, R2RS – Duplex Residential – Riverside,
  • CD-1 – Comprehensive Development One Zone, and
  • CD-4 – Comprehensive Development Four Zone.

Bylaw: Bylaw 2517, cited as Zoning Bylaw No. 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 276, Bylaw No. 2517, 2024.

Purpose: To update the Zoning Bylaw to comply with the Province’s Small-Scale Multi-Unit Housing (SSMUH) legislation (Bill 44, Housing Statutes (Residential Development) Amendment Act, 2023) for the inclusion of the development of multiple dwelling units on low-density residential properties. 

For information about the proposed amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 please contact the Planning Department at (250) 423-6817 or via email at

The proposed amendment complies with Section 464(3) of the Local Government Act and this Notice is provided in accordance with section 467 of the Local Government Act. Public input will not be considered for this amendment Bylaw as prescribed by the Local Government Act.

This Notice is published in accordance with Section 467 of the Local Government Act.