Notice of Public Hearing: Two Mile & South Hazelton Zoning Amendments
Posted on 01/08/2021
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The Public Hearing is now adjourned and according to the Provincial Local Government Act, no submissions will be received after adjournment of the public hearing.

A second Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, virtually on Microsoft TEAMS commencing at 6:00 pm to receive representation from all persons who deem their interest in property to be affected by the two proposed bylaws:

"Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine Specified Portion of Electoral Area B, Two-Mile Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 743, 2020"

and

"Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine Specified Portion of Electoral Area B, South Hazelton Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 747, 2020"

In general terms, the purpose of the proposed bylaws is to amend "Sections 1.4 Definitions" in both the Two-Mile Zoning Bylaw No. 320, 1992 and South Hazelton Zoning Bylaw No. 326, 1992 by revising the definitions for 'Dwelling Unit' and 'Mobile Home' to clarify what qualifies as a 'Dwelling Un it' and 'Mobile Home'. The revised definitions include as follows:

"DWELLING UNIT means one or more rooms, used for residential accommodation occupied by no more than one household, and contains sleeping and toilet facilities, and only one kitchen. Dwelling unit does not include a camper, recreational vehicle or park model trailer;"

"MOBILE HOME (Manufactured Homes) means a single dwelling unit suitable for year-round occupancy which is designed to be transported along a public roadway to the site where it is to be occupied and is complete and ready for occupancy once foundation supports are placed, utilities are connected and other incidental assembly functions undertaken, and meets or exceeds Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Z-240 or A-277 certified standards, and assigned a Manufactured Home Registry Number. Mobile Homes or Manufactured Homes does not include travel trailers, recreational vehicles or campers."

PUBLIC HEARING DETAILS:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 precautions, any persons wishing to provide a submission regarding the proposed bylaw amendments are requested to do so in writing by letter, via email at planning@rdks.bc.ca or by fax at 250-635-9222. Any persons wishing to attend the public hearing in person can do so virtually through Microsoft TEAMS or by calling in. TEAMS and call-in details are provided in the Event Calendar.

Written submissions regarding the proposed amendments must be received at the Regional District office no later than 12 p.m. on January 27, 2021. Verbal submissions will be received at the Public Hearing until adjournment of the Public Hearing.

The Public Hearing on Amendment Bylaws 743 and 747, 2020, will be held by Directors Paranich, Lowry and Sterritt or their designated alternates as delegates of the Regional District Board. A copy of the Board resolution making the delegation, and the proposed Bylaws 743 and 747, 2020 may be inspected at the offices of the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, 300-4545 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace, BC V8G 4E1 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays, or on the Regional District website at www.rdks.bc.ca. Please direct your requests and enquiries to Planning and Development Services at planinng@rdks.bc.ca or call 250-615-6100 or toll-free 1-800-663-3208.

Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by the Regional District Board after the adjournment of the public hearing.

THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT R.S.B.C., 1996, AND AMENDMENTS THERETO, and MINISTRIAL ORDER M192 THROUGH AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY PROGRAM ACT, R.S.B.C 1996, C.111. S. 10.

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