To make an application for:
Use this Application Link.
Applications to the Agricultural Land Commission must be made online must be made online using the Application Portal at www.alc.gov.bc.ca
Public Consultation Meeting
Temporary Use Permit Application
A Public Consultation Meeting is a meeting held by the Regional District when making a Temporary Use Permit application. A Public Consultation Meeting is held prior to the application being forwarded to the Regional Board for consideration. This meeting provides the applicant an opportunity to present their proposal to the public and allow all those who feel their interests are affected the opportunity to speak or present written submission expressing their opinion.
Official Community Plan Amendment Application
A Public Consultation Meeting may be required by the Regional District when making an Official Community Plan Amendment application. A Public Consultation Meeting would be held following the Regional Board considering first reading of a formal bylaw.
A brochure outlining the Public Consultation Meeting process can be found here:
A Public Hearing is an official public meeting held by the Regional District that provides the applicant the opportunity to present their proposal to the public and allow those who feel their interests are affected an opportunity to speak or present written submission expressing their opinion.
A Public Hearing is required for:
A brochure outlining the Public Hearing process can be found here:
Certain development applications require that a notification sign be posted on the subject parcel 14 days before the start of the public consultation phase. Following the adoption or defeat of an application, the sign must be removed within 7 business days.
Applications that require a notification sign include:
The Regional District rents signs for a $150 fee. A $100 refund will be issued when the sign is returned in an acceptable condition. You may provide your own sign, but it must meet specific requirements including content, size, location and layout.
For questions or clarification about the application process please contact the Planning Department at 250-960-4400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org