NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR PROPOSED ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held at 9:00 a.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall, Dawson Creek, B.C. on Monday, July 19, 2021.  Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to Zoning Bylaw No. 4506, 2021, may comment at that time or may submit comments in writing to agenda@dawsoncreek.ca for inclusion on the Public Hearing agenda no later than noon on Monday, July 12, 2021.

The following amendments are proposed to Section 3.1 Definitions:

– to add the following definitions:

  • “Daycare” – to distinguish smaller daycares for 8 or less that are typically operated from a home, from the Commercial Daycares located in non-residential zones. ,
  • “Emergency Shelter” – means the use of a building operated by government agencies, non-profit organizations or faith-based organizations exclusively in the C-2 General Commercial Zone for the provision of temporary accommodation of one or more individuals for the purpose of providing emergency and support services.

– to amend “Social Service Centre” to permit an emergency shelter or temporary overnight accommodation.

Also, an amendment is proposed to Section 5.19 Metal Storage Containers, subsection b) by adding an option for those that are moving to temporarily store their belongings for 45 days during a move while not compromising their neighbourhood long-term due to the visual impacts of a storage container.

A copy of the proposed CITY OF DAWSON CREEK ZONING AMENDMENT (21-03) BYLAW NO. 4506, 2021 may be seen between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays at City Hall, 10105 – 12A Street, Dawson Creek, BC. Questions regarding the zoning amendment may be directed to the Development Services Manager at 250-784-3654.

Brenda Ginter, Corporate Officer

Report 21-082 Zoning Amendment (21-03) Bylaw No. 4506, 2021