Notice of Development Variance Permit (DV17-03)

Aug 04 - Aug 23 2017

Smithers Town Council will consider Development Variance Permit (DV17-03) application for the property located at 1471 Columbia Drive on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall, 1027 Aldous Street, Smithers, BC. The Development Variance Permit is to vary “Subdivision Servicing & Development Standards Bylaw No. 1800” by waiving the following off-site work requirements:

  • Concrete sidewalk along the property’s 8th Avenue frontage.
  • Concrete sidewalk along the property’s 7th Avenue frontage.
  • Paving of the rear lane from 7th Avenue to 8th Avenue at a 45 mm thickness of asphalt.

Anyone who believes they will be affected by the proposed permit is invited to submit written comments to Council for consideration prior to the meeting. Written submissions must be received by 1:00 pm on Monday August 21st, 2017 to be considered by Council.

A Development Variance Permit is an approval from Council to vary the bylaw regulation(s) of zoning, subdivision servicing, or non-conforming development approvals. If a project does not conform to a bylaw regulation, a variance is required. As part of the review process, letters are mailed to owners and tenants within a 60-m radius of the subject property advising of the application and opportunity to provide written comments to Council. If approved by Council, a Development Variance Permit is registered on title.

Background Information:

For further information please contact the Development Services Department at (250) 847-1600.

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