- Electoral Area C
- Village of Pemberton
The SLRD recieved an ALC Non-Farm Use Application (54805 and 55184) on April 1, 2016 proposing a non-farm use on 1691 Sea to Sky Highway and 7312 MacRae Road for parking and camping associated with the Pemberton Music Festival. The properties are located within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and are zoned Agriculture. On April 27, 2016 the Board resolved to approve the Non-Farm Use Application, subject to conditions (see below for full Resolution).
The ALC approved Non-Farm Use Application 55184 on June 29, 2016. See Reasons for Decision below for full detials. The SLRD has issued Temporary Use Permits for the subject properties (for details see here); the SLRD will also be issuing a Special Event Permit for the 2016 Pemberton Music Festival.
The applicants’ proposal advises that the property be used for a temporary camping/parking
area for the Pemberton Music Festival. The applicants have clarified their application since
submitting it, and are now proposing no camping, and 6,000 weekend parking spots on the
North and South portion of the property for a total of thirty-five hectares (34.6ha/ 85.4 acres)
proposed for non-farm use (parking).
The applicants’ proposal advises that the property be used for camping during the Pemberton
Music Festival. Four hectares (4ha/10 acres) are proposed for the non-farm use. The applicants
have clarified their application since submitting it to propose up to 200 camping sites. It was confirmed that only camping is proposed and that the proposed camping is for staff tent camping.
The following staff reports provide an update on the application: