Development Variance Permit 2016:001

Council for the District of Sparwood will at the Regular Meeting at 1:00 p.m. on May 2, 2016 Council consider Development Variance Permit 2016-001 for a portion of LOT 13 DL 4588 KD PLAN 1358, LOT 1 DL 4588 KDPL NEP64776 (52-100 INDUSTRIAL ROAD #1) as shown on Schedule A (below) to:

a. Vary Zoning Bylaw Section 10.9.14 that a home-based business shall not potentially create a fire hazard by virtue of manufacturing process or material storage to the extent that it may be presented through a home-based meat processing and smoking operation.
b. Vary Zoning Bylaw Section 10.9.15 to eliminate the restrictions against a home-based business from discharging or emitting odorous matter, smoke, and heat to the extent that they may be presented through a home-based meat processing and smoking operation.
c. Vary Zoning Bylaw Section 10.12.2 to allow storage containers in Residential Zones where otherwise they would not be permitted to allow for a home-based meat processing and smoking operation.
d. Vary Mobile Home Park Bylaw Section 4.13(1)(c) to increase the maximum size of an addition to 10 square metres to legalize the existing vestibule (breezeway).
Area of proposed home-based meat processing and smoking operation is shown in hatched lines on the attached map.

Applicant: Byron Buck
Address: 52-100 Industrial Road #1

All persons who believe that their interest is affected by the proposed variance shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard in person, by a representative, or by written submission on the matters contained within DVP 2016-001 at the Regular Council Meeting. 

Written submissions may be sent to the District of Sparwood, Box 520, Sparwood, BC V0B 2G0. Electronic submissions by email should be sent to Please note that due to potential email issues, all submissions sent by email should be confirmed by phone at the number listed below. These submissions must be received by no later than 12:30 p.m. on May 2, 2016 in order to ensure their availability to Council at the Regular Meeting. 

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

The above Variance and related staff reports and background information may be inspected online at or at the Municipal Office, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, B.C., during regular office hours of 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday from April 20 – May 2, 2016.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Planning Department at 136 Spruce Avenue or (250) 425-6271.

Report from the April 18, 2016 Regular Council Meeting.