Active Applications

RDCK Land Use Applications

The following applications fall under the jurisdiction of the Regional District of Central Kootenay and have been made available for Agency and/or Adjacent Property Owner review.  To view the referral package, please click on the associated hyperlink. The letter at the end of the RDCK File Number indicates the applicable Electoral Area associated with the Land Use Application. 

Applications for subdivision falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI). Applications for subdivision, non-farm use, non-adhering residential use, exclusion and inclusion of lands within the Agricultural Land Reserve are similarly considered by the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC). We recommend contacting the appropriate government agency to enquire about the status of these types of applications. 

Active RDCK Land Use Applications

Applicant

Address & General Location

Application

Type & Purpose

RDCK Planning File No. & Referral Package (link)

RDCK Electoral Areas A, B & C

Significant changes have occurred in the past few years related to food systems and agriculture in the RDCK. This project considers current legislation such as the Agricultural Land Commission Act, existing plans such as the RDCK Agricultural Plan, and best management documents as well as input from farmers, ranchers, farming organizations, and the public to update RDCK land use regulations with the goal of supporting farming and protecting farmland in the RDCK.

Further information can be found at www.rdck.ca/agriculture
Referral Package
Jason and Lori Chernoff 1411 Highway 3A, Thrums Land use Bylaw Amendment to rezone the property from Country Residential I (R2I) to Suburban Residential (R1) and to Amend the Land Use Designation from Country Residential 2 (CR2) to Suburban Residential (RS) in order to build two dwellings. Z2208I
Kevin & Rose Anderson 161 Sheloff Road, Rural Salmo Land Use Bylaw Amendment to rezone the property from Agriculture (AG) to Rural Residential (R3) in order to facilitate a two lot subdivision. Z2207G
WSA Engineering (2012) Ltd. Madowbrook Drive, Castlegar Land Use Bylaw Amendment to rezone the property from Rural Residential (R3) to Rural Residential K (R3K) in order to construct a garage with a secondary suite Z2206J
Jim Forbes 225 Cemetery Road and 413 Kilarney Crescent, Edgewood Land Use Bylaw Amendment to permit seasonal cabins, recreational vehicle (RV) camping and campground uses including a shared wash house and shared cook house. Z2204K
Norman Sims 2600 Six Mile Road, Six Mile

Development Variance Permit to decrease the setback from a front property line from 4.5m to 2.16m and the setback from a side propertly line from 2.5m to 0.62m to formally recognize the existing lawfully non-conforming "church" structure, and to decrease the setback from a side property line from 2.5m to 0.24m to support a new deck.

V2204F
Kristen Charlebois 222 Whiteline Road, Erie

Watercourse Development Permit to facilitate a proposed 2 lot subdivision.

DP2203G
 Greg Wheaton 2721 Jack's Crescent, South Slocan

Development Variance Permit to increase the maximum height of an accessory building from 6.0m to 7.62m and to increase the maximum gross floor area of an accessory building from 100 sqm to 186 sqm to permit the construction of an accessory building for a workshop use on the ground floor and office use above for personal use.

V2203I
Justin Storm 1107 Spruce Road, Erickson

Bylaw Amendment application to rezone the property from Heavy Industrial (M3) to Heavy Industrial (M3) site specific to permit the construction of a residence as a primary use on the subject property.

Z2203B
Jeremy Lodge 5386 Broadwater Road, Electoral Area J Site Specific Floodplain Exemption to permit the construction of a one-family dwelling. F2202J
Anger Enterprises 16060 Highway 3A, Crawford Bay Residential Cluster Development Permit to convert 10 recreational vehicle sites to guest cottages. DP2202A
Solita Work 5248-5254 Queen Victoria Road, Beasley Bylaw Amendment Application to rezone the subject property in order to permit the expansion of the existing camping operations to a total of 12 campsites. Z2202F
Jason Tait and Julie Mitchell 1915 Kalesnikoff Road, Brilliant Development Variance Permit to increase the maximum gross floor area of an accessory building from 100 sqm to 164 sqm, increase the maximum height of an accessory building from 6m to 7.4m, and decrease the setback from the front property line from 7.5 m to 4.5 m to construct an accessory building for RV/Boat storage,  V2202I
Weiland Construction c/o Deb Weiland 161 Heuston Road, Balfour

Site Specific Floodplain Exemption to permit the construction of a new residence with a habitable basement.

F2201E
Juerg Salzgeber 3115 Crestview Road, Lister Development Variance Permit to permit a maximum building height of 8.23 metres and a maximum building size of 263 sq. m. for a proposed accessory building. V2201B
Peter & Lenka Kazda 1335 Airport Road, Lister Temporary Use Permit to allow a 112 square metre garage to be constructed prior to a dwelling.  T2201B
Galena Environmental Consultants 298 Derosa Road, Rosebery Watercouse Development Permit for the construction of a domestic well within the Riparian Area of Slocan Lake. DP2201Hn
Angus Wright 895 Highway 3A, Rural Neslon Bylaw Amendment Application to permit a "Kennel" as an accessory use on the subject property. Z2201F
Studio 9 Architecture c/o Nelson Rocha 2677 Greenwood Road

Development Permit to permit a four-unit townhouse building and related carport structures.

DP2118F
Purcell Timberframes Ltd. c/o Place Architecture (Adam Auger) 5569/5603 Taghum Frontage Road

Commercial Development Permit to complete façade improvement works to an existining building.

DP2117F
Martin Whitehead 3195 Upper Levels Road, Robson

Development Variance Permit to:
• increase the maximum height of a proposed workshop accessory building from 6.0 metres to 6.7 metres;
• increase the maximum gross floor area from 100 m2 to 186 m2 to permit the construction of a proposed workshop accessory building;
• increase the cumulative gross floor area of all accessory buildings or structures on a property from 200 m2 to 206 m2; and,
• reduce the interior side setback from 2.5 metres to 1.5 metres for both the proposed workshop accessory building and existing unauthorized storage building.

V2114J
Kelly Cramb 3020 Erickson Road, Erickson

Development Variance Permit 

to reduce the minimum side setback from 2.5 metres to 1.5 metres from the building to both the east and southern lot lines to permit the existing unauthorized agricultural building.

 V2113B
Wayne Woodward 13745 Highwsay 3A, Boswell

Environmentally Sensitive Development Permit for the construction of a new residence, related septic area, gravel path and restoration, revegetation and regrading of the disturbed foreshore within the ESDP area of Kootenay Lake.

DP2113A 
52785308 AMUNDSEN ENTERPRISES INC. c/o Richard Kay 5278 Amundsen Road

Watercourse Development Permit to construct a new path to the beach and dock, establish a new foreshore trail and seating area and relocate an existing building outside of the Watercourse Development Permit Area.

DP2112D
Theron Kingsley 7114 First Ave, Ymir

Development Variance Permit to reduce the front lot line setback from 7.5 metres to 2.5 metres and exterior side lot line setback from 7.5 metres to 5 metres for an entrance ramp and awning addition.

V2110G

Donald and Holly Pruett 389 Park Ave

This application is for a concurrent Watercourse Development Permit and Site Specific Exemption to the Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 2080 to reduce the setback distance to Kootenay Lake from 15m to 9m.

DP2109E and F2104E

WSA Engineering (2012) Ltd. 95 Old Mill Road, Raspberry

Development Permit Amendment to change the dimensions of proposed mini-storage building #4. The existing DP allows for the construction of a fourth mini-storage building with a gross floor area of 360.5 m2. Through this DP amendment proposal the applicant seeks to construct a larger mini-storage building approximately 471.4 m2 in gross floor area.

DP2107J

Michelle Gerlinsky 6356 Kitchener Road

Bylaw Amendment Application 

to change the land use designation and zoning from Rural Resource (R4) to Country Residential (R2) to facilitate a five lot subdivision.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held June 9, 2022 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

 Z2107B

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (June 9, 2022)

Daniel & Faith Sonntag 4135 Broadwater Road, Rural Castlegar

Bylaw Amendment Application to amend the Official Community Plan land use designation from Rural Residential to Country Residential One and to rezone subject property from Rural Residential (R3) to Country Residential (R2). The applicants seek the above bylaw amendments to remedy a non-conforming dwelling unit on the subject property. 

Z2106J

Charles and Sandra Leatherman 365, 373, 377 and 381 Park Avenue

Watercourse Development Permit to develop the foreshore and incorporate restoration activities, including a new boat house and marine rail construction, re-construction of rock landscaping and restoration of impacted beach areas. Site Specific Floodplain Exemption Application to permit a building to be located within the 15 metre setback of Kootenay Lake.

DP2106E

 

 

 

 

F2105E

(Revised Referral Package: November 9, 2021)

Porcupine Wood Products Ltd. 8564 Highway 6, Rural Salmo

Temporary Use Permit for aggregate (sand and gravel) extraction and processing on-site. Expected timing is from April to mid-June 2022. Aggregate extraction and processing is proposed as a means to provide a level area for log storage. Please see the proposal summary and management plan (included in this referral package) for more information.

 

Revised: Expected timing is from June 16 to September 30, 2022.

 

 

T2105G

 

 

Draft Permit

Mike Allan 1953 Highway 3A

This Temporary Use Permit to allow for the construction of an accessory structure to provide cover over a recreation vehicle (i.e. travel trailer) prior to a principal residential use being established on the subject property.

T2104F
Vanessa Bloodoff and Marc Boudreau 833 Trubetskoff Road

Development Variance Permit to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the maximum height of an accessory building from 6.0 metres to 6.6 metres; and, increase the maximum gross floor area of an accessory building from 100 m2 to 193 m2 to permit the construction of an accessory building for a workshop and storage purposes.

V2104I
Ekstasis Valley Holdings Ltd. c/o James Mattson 1290 Highway 6, Crescent Valley

The applicant has applied to the LCRB for a Non-Medical Cannabis Retail Store at the above address. The Non-Medical Cannabis Retail Store is proposed to be located in a commercial retail unit within the existing service commercial building on site.

R2104Hs
Michele Waters 15361 Highway 3A, Gray Creek

Environmentally Sensitive Development Permit to undertake ecological restoration, installation of rock armour and the construction of 4 recreational vehicle pads.

DP2103A
Lindsey Myram 2168 Annable Road, North Shore

Site Specific Floodplain Exemption Application to reduce the floodplain setback from Crystal Springs Creek, from 15 metres to 9 metres under the RDCK’s Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 2080, 2009 to allow for a proposed addition to the existing residence.

F2103F

10146323 Canada Inc. 

c/o Ian Comishin

8690 Proctor Road East

Residential Cluster Development Permit for the construction of a cluster of five single family dwellings, parking and landscaped areas, including retaining walls.

DP2102E
 Kelly Fyfe 1148 36 Avenue North, Erickson

Temporary Use Permit to allow for the construction of an accessory building (160 m2 in size) prior to a principal residential use being established onsite.

T2102B
TSL Developments Ltd. 2016 Highway 3A, Tarrys

Temporary Use Permit to enable the use of the building as a private school for up to 30 students and to enable the same building to be used as place of worship for up to 80 congregants on weekends. The facility would also be used to host periodic evening events.

T2101J
Heartland Mennonite Brotherhood 2702 Highway 3A, Wynndel

Bylaw Amendment Application to change the land use designation from Agriculture (AG) to Community Services and Administration (CS),
and to rezone the subject property from Agriculture Two (AG2) to Community Services (CS). The applicant seeks these bylaw
amendments to facilitate the construction of a place of worship and related accessory uses on the subject property.

Z2101C 
Ray Ellis 2771 Greenwood Road, Six Mile

Development Variance Permit Application to permit the siting of a shipping container in the R1F Zone, which currently prohibits placement, to reduce the requirement for landscape screening or fencing of a shipping container, and to reduce interior side (northern) setback from 2.5 metres to 2.4 metres, increase the maximum permitted height for an accessory structure from 6.0 m to 6.3 m, and increase the maximum gross floor area from 100 m2 to 178.4 m2

Temporary Use Application to permit the construction of an accessory building prior to a principal residential use being established onsite.

V2021F

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T2003F

Curtis Jones 1275 Highway 3A Floodplain Exemption application to construct a two family dwelling on a vacant lot.   

F2101F

Tyler Haines

4950 Broadwater Road, Rural Castlegar

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 and Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1157 to change the Zoning class from Rural Residential (R3) to Country Residential (R2) and the Official Community Plan designation from Rural Residential to Country Residential.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held June 29, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2009J

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (June 29, 2021)

Andrew McCormick

3605 Whitelock Road, Bonnington

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to change the Zoning class from Rural Residential to Agriculture 4 and to amend Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2214 to change the Official Community Plan designation from Rural Residential to Agricultural to enable Cannabis Micro-Cultivation and Micro-Processing as a principal use.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held May 12, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2007F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (May 12, 2021)

Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Center

c/o Tammy Verigin Burk

645 Whatshan Lake Road, Fauquier

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to enable commercial water extraction (up to 106 cubic metres of water per day) and bulk water sales as a site specific permitted use under the existing Resort Commercial zoning.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held October 28, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2006K

 

 

Public Hearing Presentation (October 28, 2021)

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (October 28, 2021)

Melissa Ramos & Arik Cash c/o Hart Wintraub

397 Park Avenue, Proctor

Development Permit Application as the property is subject to a Watercourse Development Permit under Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2260. The Development Permit would allow for construction of a single family dwelling with attached deck and a garage.

DP2003E

Andrew McCormick

3605 Whitelock Road, Bonnington

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the permitted footprint from 250 square metres to 412 square metres and increase the gross floor area from 600 square metres to 786 square metres.

V2003F

(Revised Referral Package)

Greg Fink c/o Pennco Engineering 

2737 Lower Six Mile Road, Six Mile

Floodplain Exemption application to regularize the existing dwelling and enable the re-construction of an attached garage following a fire.

F2001F

Tree (Theresa) Anderson

131 Porcupine Creek Road, Electoral Area G

Development Variance Permit application to vary Land Use Bylaw No. 2452 to reduce the required setback from a rear property line to construct a gazebo adjacent to the riparian area of the Salmo River. The above proposal triggers a Development Permit as the structure is located within the 30.0 metre Watercourse Development Permit area under Land Use Bylaw No. 2452.

DP1912G / V1909G 

Lisa Elsworth & James O'Neil

330 26 Avenue North, Creston

Development Variance Permit application to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to reduce the setback distance from 7.5 metres to 5.4 metres from the exterior lot line.

V1906B

Sanca Creek Beach Resort Cooperative Association

10901 Highway 3A, East Shore of Kootenay Lake

To amend Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2315 to change the Zoning class from Suburban Residential to Mixed Use Residential to allow for mixed residential and recreational use.

 

This proposal is currently on hold and under review following the referral period.

APPLICATION ON HOLD

 

PROPOSAL UNDER REVISION

Agricultural Land Use / Commission Applications

The Agricultural Land Commission (home page) has an online portal that offers access to ALC Policies, Mapping and GIS, the ALC Act, ALR Regulation and Permitted Uses. 

The page also offers the ability to view Applications and Decisions based on geographic area and year (viewed here). 

Please view our ALC information webpage.

The content on this page was last updated May 20 2022 at 3:26 PM