Temporary Use Permit for an Open-pit Quarry

Take notice that Council of the District of Sparwood will be considering the following resolution at the Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.:

A resolution to authorize issuance of a Temporary Commercial and Industrial Use Permit for an open-pit rock quarry pursuant to Section 921 of the Local Government Act, on the property located on the south-side of Highway 3, east of the Gas Compressor Station (PARCEL 89 (SEE 85409I) DISTRICT LOT 4589 KOOTENAY DISTRICT EXCEPT PART (1) PARCEL A (PLAN 117879I) (2) PARCEL B (PLAN 96783I) (3) THAT PART LYING SOUTH OF A LINE DRAWN DUE EAST FROM IP 47 SHOWN ON PLAN 524 S1 TO THE WEST BOUNDARY OF PARCEL 82 (4) PLANS 94073I, 104478I, 3099, 4485, 5058, 6343, 6726, 7024, 9393, 9514, 9587, 12100, 12585, 12587, 15443, 15692, 16378, 18301, NEP19861, NEP20648, NEP21051, NEP22339, NEP22933, NEP59847, NEP64864, NEP65597, NEP71445, NEP82674, NEP82972, NEP84640 AND NEP84642) and as shown on Schedule A.  The term of the Temporary Commercial and Industrial Use Permit is two (2) years.

The application for this Permit was initiated by the applicant VAST Resources Solutions Inc. of 4500 Mennie Road, PO Box 538, Cranbrook BC, V1C 4J1 on behalf of Jemi Fibre Corp.

All persons who believe that their interest is affected by the proposed resolution shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard in person, by a representative or by written submission on the matters contained within the application at the 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 sparwood@sparwood.ca. 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 three (3) hours before the Meeting in order to ensure their availability to Council.
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 application, related staff reports and background information may be viewed below or at the Municipal Office –136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, B.C. – during regular office hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday from the date of this Notice until the scheduled meeting.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Planning Department at the Municipal Office in person or by calling: (250) 425-6271

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