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Notice of Public Hearing OCP and Zoning Housekeeping Bylaw Amendments - Oct 24

Public Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm in the Town of Osoyoos Council Chambers located at 8707 Main Street. Council will receive input on the housekeeping bylaw amendments described below, which received first and second readings on October 3, 2016. Notice is also given that a Special Open Meeting of Council will be held immediately after the Public Hearing if Council wishes to give the bylaws third reading.

Bylaw No. 1230.18, 2016
    • Clarify that duplexes are included under the Multi-Family Residential Development Permit Area (DPA); and
    • Clarify that all industrial developments are included under the Industrial DPA.

Bylaw No. 1085.97, 2016
    • Amend certain accessory building provisions in Sec. 4.4;
    •  Add new provisions that address solar energy devices;
    • Amend the secondary dwelling unit floor area to align with BC Building Code regulations in Sec. 4.17;
    • Reduce the number of required disability parking spaces in Sec. 6.8;
    • Clarify that only existing single family or two family dwellings are permitted in the R6, R7, and R7A zones;
    • Permit dwelling units above but not below the first storey of commercial uses in the C1, C2, C3, and C7 zones; and
    • Address other minor issues, such as provisions that require clarification, out-of-date and missing information, and inconsistent 
      formatting and naming conventions.

All persons will be given an opportunity to be heard and/or present written submissions on the matter above. Written submissions can be mailed to the undersigned or emailed to (The Town will only guarantee that emails received to this address will form part of the Council Agenda). The deadline for written submissions is 12:00 pm (Noon) Friday, October 21, 2016.

Copies of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment may be reviewed by clicking on the links below or at the Planning and Development Services office, located at 8711 Main Street from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding lunch hours from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and excluding Saturdays and Sundays.
OCP Amendment Bylaw 1230.18, 2016
Zoning Amendment Bylaw 1085.97, 2016

Dilys Huang, BES, MPL, LEED Green Assoc.
Senior Planner
Box 3010, 8711 Main Street
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0
(T) 250.495.6191
(F) 250.495.2400

Event date: 
Monday, 24 October, 2016
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