Notice of a Public Hearing

Application No. Pl2016-161
Pratt Road
Electoral Area 'F'

The Public Hearing to be held at tonight, February 8, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Bradley Centre, located at 975 Shearme Road, has been cancelled due to severe weather warnings and will be re-scheduled March 15, 2017.

Pursuant to Sections 464, 465 and 466 of the Local Government Act we advise you that a public hearing will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Bradley Centre located at 975 Shearme Road, Coombs concerning the proposed "Regional District of Nanaimo Electoral Area 'F' Zoning and Subdivision Amendment Bylaw No. 1285.27, 2017" and the Zoning Amendment Application affecting the property located at Pratt Road in Electoral Area 'F', legally described as Lot 7, District Lot 8, Cameron District, Plan EPP10381 (see location map below).

What is the Zoning Amendment about?

The applicant proposes to rezone the property from FR-1 (Forestry/Resource 1) to FR-2 (Forestry/Resource 2). If adopted, this Amendment Bylaw will allow the same permitted principle uses allowed in the FR-1 Zone with the additional Permitted Principal Use of a second Dwelling Unit and Permitted Accessory Use of Secondary Suite.

Where can I get more information?

A copy of the proposed bylaw and relevant documents may be inspected at the hearing or prior to the hearing until February 8, 2017 at the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) office located at 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo. Please contact the Planning Department Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with extended business hours until 5:30 on Wednesdays.

The public hearing for this bylaw will be chaired by Director Julian Fell or his alternate as a delegate of the Board. All persons who consider their interest in their property to be affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person or by written submission at the public hearing. Written submissions can also be provided in advance of the public hearing and must be received at the RDN office by 4:30 pm February 7, 2017 to ensure their inclusion in the public record.

Planning Department

6300 Hammond Bay Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2
PHONE: 250-390-6510 or 250-954-3798 or toll free in BC 1-877-607-4111
FAX: 250-390-7511
EMAIL: planning@rdn.bc.ca