Public Hearing: Bylaw 1128

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, Auguts 19th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, BC, to consider a proposed amendment to the District of Sparwood “Zoning Bylaw No. 264 1981”.

Applicant: East Kootenay Community Credit Union

Property affected: A portion of the property described as “Lot 1 DL 4589 KD Plan 12071”, civically known as 120 Spruce Avenue and 124 Aspen Drive, and as shown s shown outlined in dashed line on the map on the reverse of this page.

In general terms, Bylaw 1128 cited as "Zoning Bylaw No. 264, 1981 Amendment Bylaw 1128, 2013” will rezone a portion of the property from C-2 (Highway Commercial) to C-1 (C.B.D. Commercial), add Museums and Archives as a permitted use in C-1 zones and delete the regulation on the number of buildings per lot in the C-1 Zone.

All persons who believe that their interest is affected by the proposed bylaws shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard in person, by a representative, or by written submission on the matters contained within Bylaws 1128 at the Public Hearing. 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 4:00 p.m. on August 19, 2013 in order to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing. 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.

Following the close of the Public Hearing, no further submissions or comments from the public or interested persons can be accepted by members of Council.

The above Bylaws and related staff reports and background information may be inspected at the Municipal Office, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, B.C., from July 17, 2013 – August 19, 2013 during regular office hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday, with the exception BC Day (August 5, 2013:

August 5, 2013 CLOSED

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

Dated July 16, 2013

Nelson Wight

Manager of Planning

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