Zoning Amendment Bylaw for CD-1 Zone (WedgeWoods Estates) and Area C Retaining Wall Amendments
Pursuant to Section 464 of the Local Government Act this is to provide notice of intent of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District to amend Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Electoral Area C Zoning Bylaw No. 765, 2002 in a manner consistent with the Electoral Area C Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 689, 1999.
Public Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 467 of the Local Government Act that a Public Hearing will be waived regarding the following bylaw:
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Electoral Area C Zoning Bylaw No. 765, 2002, Amendment Bylaw No. 1649-2019.
PURPOSE OF BYLAW 1649-2019:
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District is in the process of updating all the Electoral Area bylaws to include provisions for retaining walls in order to minimize the potential negative impacts of large retaining walls. In addition, Amendment Bylaw No. 1649-2019 addresses the need for limits on the number of accessory buildings within the CD-1 Zone (WedgeWoods Estates). It includes updated provisions for the CD-1 Zone (WedgeWoods Estates) to permit carriage homes to be built prior to principal residences in order to support the provision of affordable housing.
Proposed Zoning Amendment
The following amendments are proposed for the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Zoning Bylaw No. 1649-2019:
- Introducing limits to the number of accessory buildings permitted in the CD-1 Zone (WedgeWoods Estates).
- Adding a new definition, carriage home.
- Allowing for carriage homes to be built prior to principal residences in the CD-1 Zone (WedgeWoods Estates).
- Adding a new definition, retaining wall.
- Introducing regulations for retaining wall heights and terrace depths within all of Electoral Area C.
The area covered by Bylaw 1649-2019 is the entire Electoral Area C.
INFORMATION & SUBMISSIONS?
A copy of the proposed bylaws and relevant background documents may be inspected on the SLRD website at https://www.slrd.bc.ca/inside-slrd/current-projects-initiatives/accessoryauxiliary-buildings-carriage-homes-and-retaining-wall-amendments. Inspection of documents at the Regional District office is not possible at this time as the office is closed to the public due to COVID-19.
A copy of the Board resolution waiving the public hearing is available for public inspection along with a copy of Bylaw 1649-2019 as set out in this notice at the link above. Third reading of Amendment Bylaw No. 1649-2019 is scheduled for June 24, 2020. All persons who believe that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw.
Graham Haywood, Interim Director of Legislative and Corporate Services
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Box 219, 1350 Aster Street
P: 604-894-6371 ext. 224 TF: 1-800-298-7753
F: 604-894-6526 E: firstname.lastname@example.org