The Regional District of Nanaimo is in receipt of a development permit with variance application and Phased Development Agreement (PDA) agreement amendment for phase 1Sc of Fairwinds Landing at Schooner Cove. The purpose of this page is to provide information about the development application.
The proposed development permit with variance would permit:
The proposal has triggered the need to consider amendments to the Lakes District and Schooner Cove Phased Development Agreement to better reflect the proposed development and to ensure that the timing and provision of amenities are secure given that the current proposal differs from the original development concept.
Key changes in the development concept which require amendments to the PDA primarily relate to the following:
In general terms, the proposed amendments to trigger mechanisms for the provision of amenities are intended to ensure that the requirements of the PDA are fulfilled at logical stages of development regardless of how development proceeds in the future whether initiated by subdivision or building permit.
The proposed PDA amendment would require the owner to register a statutory right of way to secure public access to the existing boat ramp on a fee for use basis.
To satisfy the applicable Development Permit Area Guidelines and the requirements of the PDA, the applicant has submitted a comprehensive development application package. The following links provide information on the proposed development permit with variance application.
RDN Planning Department
6300 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo
or toll free1-877-607-4111