Notice of Waiving of Public Hearing - Electoral Area C/CD-1 Zone (WedgeWoods Estates) Affordable Housing Amendments

Apr 20, 2022
Affected Communities: 
Electoral Area C, Resort Municipality of Whistler

Pursuant to Section 464 of the Local Government Act this is to provide notice of intent of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District to amend the 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 is being waived regarding the following bylaw:

  • Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Electoral Area C Zoning Bylaw No. 765, 2002, Amendment Bylaw No. 1679-2020

PURPOSE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1679-2020

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District is in the process of updating Electoral Area bylaws in keeping with recommendations made in the 2020 Housing Need and Demand Study. This bylaw includes provisions to allow for gentle density increases in the CD-1 Zone of Electoral Area C (WedgeWoods Estates) in order to support the regional long-term rental supply. The bylaw includes provisions to allow property owners in the CD-1 Zone to build up to two convenanted units for long-term rental, including an auxiliary dwelling unit in the principal residence and an auxiliary dwelling unit in a carriage home.

Proposed Zoning Amendment

The following amendments are proposed for the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Zoning Bylaw No. 1679-2020:

  • The CD-1 Zone is being amended to include density bonussing provisions to allow for two auxiliary dwelling units (one within a single-family dwelling and one within a carriage home);
  • Including provisions for units to be covenanted to ensure long-term rental to immediate family, employees of the region, or retirees who worked in the region;
  • Adding a new definition, auxiliary dwelling unit.

The area covered by Bylaw 1679-2020 is the CD-1 Zone of Electoral Area C.

Bylaw and Background Documents

INFORMATION AND SUBMISSIONS

A copy of the proposed bylaw, and relevant background documents may be inspected on the SLRD website (linked above) or at the Regional District Office, 1350 Aster Street, Pemberton, BC, during office hours 8:00am to 4:30pm from April 20, 2022 to May 24, 2022 not including weekends or statutory holidays.

A copy of the Board resolution waiving the public hearing is available for public inspection along with a copy of Bylaw No. 1679-2020 as set out in this notice. Third reading of Amendment Bylaw No. 1679-2020 is scheduled for May 25, 2022. 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.

Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Box 219, 1350 Aster Street, Pemberton, BC, V0N2L0
P: 604.894.6371 TF: 1.800.298.7753
F: 604.894.6526
E: info@slrd.bc.ca

 

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