Public Hearing for Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaws – September 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm

City of Duncan Council will hold a Public Hearing to allow Council to receive public input on Bylaw No. 3172, which proposes to amend “Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2030, 2007”, and Bylaw No. 3166, which proposes to replace the current “City of Duncan Zoning Bylaw No. 1540, 1988”, “City of Duncan Off-Street Parking and Loading Spaces Bylaw No. 3098, 2013”, “Screening and Landscaping Regulation Bylaw No. 3112, 2014” and “Fencing (barbed wire) Bylaw 1955”.

What is Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 3172, 2017 about?

The proposed bylaw amendment contains a new map that will replace the existing Map 1 of the Official Community Plan (OCP). Map 1-Land Use guides general land use types and density in the entire City of Duncan, and also identifies neighbourhood nodes and heritage sites.

What is Zoning Bylaw No. 3166, 2017 about?

The purpose of the proposed bylaw is to replace the current “City of Duncan Zoning Bylaw No. 1540, 1988” with one that will be consistent with the Official Community Plan, be more user friendly, and facilitate development that meets the needs of Duncan’s current and future users. This Bylaw affects the entire City of Duncan. Bylaw 3166 will also incorporate required components of “City of Duncan Off-Street Parking and Loading Spaces Bylaw No. 3098, 2013”, “Screening and Landscaping Regulation Bylaw No. 3112, 2014” and “Fencing (barbed wire) Bylaw 1955”.

How do I get more information?

The proposed bylaws and staff reports, can be viewed on the Zoning Bylaw Rewrite page or at City Hall, 200 Craig Street, Duncan, BC, Monday to Friday, between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. (except public holidays), and from the date of publication of this notice until 4:00 pm on the date of the Public Hearing.

How to Express your Views on these Bylaws?

Attend the PUBLIC HEARING at 5:00 pm on Monday, September 18, 2017, City Hall Council Chambers, 200 Craig Street, Duncan.  If you cannot attend the Public Hearing, you may write to City Council, 200 Craig Street, Duncan, BC V9L 1W3, send a FAX to 250-746-6129, or send an e-mail to paige@duncan.ca before 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to be included in the Public Hearing Agenda. All correspondence received by 4:00 pm on the day of the meeting will be read out at the Public Hearing and form part of the public record.