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 All Electoral Areas

Text amendments to RDCK land use bylaws intended to authorize the following changes to each bylaw as applicable:

  • Remove the ability for accessory buildings to be built in residential and agricultural zones prior to establishing a principal use;
  • Update the language of Temporary Use Permits (TUPs) to align with the Local Government Act and authorize TUP’s anywhere in the Plan area;
  • Clarify the definition of ‘Park’;
  • Include further interpretation on split zoned properties;
  • Include additional zones in Shipping Container regulations;
  • Amend fence heights where regulated;
  • Amended language for some Development Permit Areas to increase clarity and reduce the need for permits that do not relate to the guidelines and,

Additional text amendments initiated by staff intended to: align policies and regulations with existing legislation, provide for easier interpretation and enforcement, and ensure consistency throughout all land use bylaws.

Notice of Public Hearing Waived Package

(Land Use Plans for Electoral Areas B, C, D, G & Zoning Bylaw F, I, J, K)

Theron Kingsley 7114 First Ave, Ymir

Development Variance Permit to reduce the front yard setback and exterior side yard setback to for an entrance ramp and awning addition.

V2010G
David and Rhonda Kehler 12523 Lewis Bay Road

Environmentally Sensitive Development Permit to construct a new water service line and a stairway/trail to access the foreshore of Kootenay Lake. A dwelling will also be constructed however the proposed location of the dwelling is not within the ESDP Area.

DP2116A
Bevan and Rhonda May 10377 Highway 3A

Environmentally Sensitive Development Permit 

to install a funicular (cable and rail system) to connect the upper and lower portions of the property. They would also like to install and a floating dock extending from gangway secured into the bedrock along the western shoreline, where a non-permanent deck area built of wood currently exists.

DP2115A
Premier Lake Resorts c/o Peter Muirhead 10141 Highway 3A

Environmentally Sensitive Development Permit 

for a four lot subdivision. As such, the attached riparian assessment identified environmental and archaeological values associated with the property and has made recommendations which are intended to carry over to future development of the proposed lots.

DP2114A
Holger Wiens 306 26th Ave North, Rural Creston

Development Variance Permit Application to reduce the front yard setback from 7.5 metres to 5 metres and reduce the side yard setback from 2.5 metres to 1 metre for the construction of a detached garage.

V2109B
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
Randy Tice 965 Highway 3A

Development Variance Permit Application to permit an accessory building with a GFA of 264 m2 whereas the Country Residential (R2) zone in Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 permits a maximum size of 200 m2 for accessory buildings.

V2111F
Amber and Barry Stoochnoff 981 McHardy Road

Temporary Use Permit to allow an existing manufactured home to be occupied by a non-family member. 

T2103I
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
Shannon and Raymond Ellis 2771 Greenwood Road

Development Variance Permit to reduce the interior setback from 2.5 metres to 2.4 metres to convert an existing building into a single family dwelling.

V2108F

(Revised Referral Package: September 3, 2021)

BNR Contracting c/o Brent Rode 729 Prairie South Road

Development Variance Permit application to reduce the interior side (northern) setback from 2.5 metres to 1.2 metres (to the roof overhang) to permit the
construction of a 17m2 accessory structure.

V2107J
Regional District of Central Kootenay 119 Ootischenia Road

Development Variance Permit to reduce the required front yard setback from 7.5 metres to 1 metre in order to permit the construction of an additional vehicle bay on the north side of the building.

V2106J
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
Anne Baril & Nil Gagne 3034 Miller Road, North Shore

Development Variance Permit Application to request a variance to the setback distance from 4.5m to 0m due to the property’s challenging topography.

V2105F
451283 BC Ltd. c/o John Dooley 4596 Highway 3A

Bylaw Amendment Application to rezone the subject property from Tourist Commercial (C3) to Tourist Commercial (C3) site specific to permit the conversion of an existing 125 m2 in size (1,335 ft2) building, which was formerly a restaurant to a mini-warehouse/
storage use (approximately 12 units).

Z2105F
Spearhead Timber 4665 Crescent Road, Six Mile

Bylaw Amendment Application 

for a site specific text amendment to enable 0.14 hectares of the property to be used as an overflow parking lot for staff. The proposed access is off of Highway 3A.

Z1905F

(Revised Referral Package:July 26, 2021)

 

Application has been Withdrawn.

 

Peter Muirhead 5775 Longbeach Road

Watercourse Development Permit to permit a two lot subdivision.

DP2110E

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

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

Valid Manufacturing 570 Johnstone Road

Bylaw Amendment Application to change the Zoning class from Institutional (I) to Industrial High Tech (M7) and Official Community Plan designation from Administrative and Institutional (I) to Industrial (M) to permit engineering offices and manufacturing of parts and assembly related to electronics.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held September 22, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2104F

 

Draft Amending Bylaws - June 29, 2021

 

Revised Application Letter - May 28, 2021

 

Public Hearing Information Package (September 22, 2021)

 

Public Hearing Presentation (September 22, 2021)

 

Public Hearing Submissions (September 22, 2021)

Vanessa Bloodoff and Marc Boudreau 833 Trubetskoff Road

Development Variance Permit 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
Sabina Kay & Goran Mutavdzic 325 Park Avenue

Watercourse Development Permit for proposed repair of rock armour and removal of vegetation.

DP2104E
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
Lauren Smith 4476 Highway 6, Hall Siding

Bylaw Amendment Application to change the land use designation from General Commercial (GC) to Country Residential (RC) and the Zoning Designation from General Commercial (C1) to Country Residential (R2).

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held September 27, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2103G

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (September 27, 2021)

OCC Holdings Ltd. 272 Ootischenia Road, Ootischenia

Bylaw Amendment Application to change the land use designation from Suburban Residential (SR1) to Industrial (I) and the Zoning Designation from Ootischenia Suburban Residential (R1A) to Light Industrial (M1).

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held August 30, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2102J

 

 

 

 

 

 


Public Hearing Information Package (August 30, 2021)

 Craig Lisk 4180 Brown Road and 4196 View Ridge Road

Development Variance Permit to reduce the exterior setback adjacent to Brown Road from 4.5 metres to 3.0 metres as part of a boundary adjustment subdivision application with the adjacent lot to permit the construction of an accessory building on the above portion of land to be added to Lot 1 (4196 View Ridge Drive).

V2102F

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 
Jeff Grant 1030 Gleboff Road, Robson

Development Variance Permit Application to permit a 125 m2 accessory building wheres the zoning bylaw permits the maximum size of an accessory building of 100 m2. The applicant is also  requesting to permit a building height of 7 metres wheres the zoning bylaw permits a maximum height of 6 metres.

V2101J
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

Sweetgrass Cannabis Ltd.

c/o Timothy Deighton

6670 Highway 6, Ymir

Development Variance Permit to vary Land Use Bylaw No. 2452 to increase maximum footprint of a building to be used for cannabis operations from 250 square metres to 600 square metres to construct a cannabis micro-cultivation facility.

V2024G

Sweetgrass Cannabis Ltd.

c/o Timothy Deighton

6672 Highway 6, Ymir

Development Variance Permit to vary Land Use Bylaw No. 2452 to increase maximum footprint of a building to be used for cannabis operations from 250 square metres to 600 square metres to construct a cannabis micro-cultivation facility.

V2023G

J.H. Huscroft Ltd.

1004 32nd Avenue South, Erickson

Development Variance Permit to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to reduce setbacks from an interior lot line that abuts a residential zone from 25.0 metres to 20.0 metres to construct a new air compressor building.

V2022B

Ronald Solinksi

13555 Mountain Shores Road, Boswell

Development Variance Permit to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2315 to reduce front yard setback from 4.5 metres to 2.5 metres in order to contstruct a detached garage.

V2020A

Casey & Jason Quiding 761 Waterloo Road, Ootischenia Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to reduce the interior side (northern) setback from 2.5 metres to 1.5 metres; increase the maximum height of an accessory building from 6 metres to 6.1 metres; and, increase the maximum gross floor area of an accessory building from 100 m2 to 108 m2 in order to permit the parking and storage of a boat and recreation vehicle.

V2019J

Multiple Properties in Blewett Multiple files Applications for exclusions for Agricultural Land Reserve

 

ALC Background Report

 

 

 

Presentation

 

Barbara & Norman Marks

2528 Shoreacres-Goose Creek Road, Shoreacres

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the maximum height of an accessory building from 8.0 metres to 8.6 metres for the purpose of incorporating a studio, workshop and additional storage space on the upper floor of the building.

V2017I

Linda and Michael Monea

2494 Highway 3A, Willow Point

Development Variance Permit to reduce the setback from the front lot line from 4.5 metres to 0 metres, and reduce the western side lot line from 4.5 metres to 0 metres.

V2010F

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)

Mark Dascher & Diana Wolf

West Side of Slocan Lake (Across from Silverton)

Development Permit Application as the property is subject to a Watercourse Development Permit under Slocan Lake North Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1967. The Development Permit is to address modifications that were made without a permit.

DP2008Hn

 

 

 

Revised Riparian Assessment

Kevin Seville

1396 Relkoff Road, Robson

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 and Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1157 to change the Zoning class and Official Community Plan designation from Country Residential to Suburban Residential to allow for a two lot subdivision.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held April 8, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2008J

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (April 8, 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 Information Package (October 28, 2021)

Tarrys Community Hall

1986 Highway 3A, Tarrys

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to enable operations of a Day Care Facility as a site specific permitted use under the existing Agriculture zoning. The property is located within the Agricultural Land Reserve and has received a Non-Farm Use approval from the Agricultural Land Commission to increase the existing non-conforming use.

Z2005I

Trevor Reid

1409 Ash Street, Nelson

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.

DP2005E

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

Kitchener Valley Recreation and Fire Protection Services

104 Leadville Road, Kitchener

To amend Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to change the Zoning class from Neighbourhood Commercial and Suburban Residential to Community Services and the Official Community Plan designation from General Commercial and Suburban Residential to Community Services to convert a restaurant into a Community Hall and Fire Hall.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held February 9, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2003B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (February 9, 2021)

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)

1748439 Alberta Inc.

222 Rosebud Lake Road, Nelway

Temporary Use Permit Application to enable the property to be used for Cannabis Micro-Cultivation, prior to establishing a principal residential use.

 

UPDATE: Revised Site Plan Submitted

 

Draft Temporary Use Permit.

T2002G

 

 

 

 

Site Plan

 

Draft Permit

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

Terry & Denise Maglio

186 Johnstone Road, Nelson

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675  to change the Zoning class and  from Country Residential (R2) to Suburban Residential (R1F) to facilitate a two-family home on the upland portion of the lot (north of Johnstone Road).

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held May 10, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z1913F

 

 

 

 

 

 


Public Hearing Information Package (May 10, 2021)

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 

Stacey & Richelle MacKinnon

3720 Broadwater Road, Robson

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675, and Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1157 to change the Zoning class and Land Use designation from Suburban Residential to Parks and Recreation.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held February 11, 2021 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

 

 

Z1912J 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing  Package (February 11, 2021)

 

Public Hearing Presentation

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

Harvey and Marlene Remple 124 Orr Road, Schroeder Creek

Development Permit application as the property is subject to a Watercourse Development Permit under Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2435. The Development Permit is to allow for a proposed subdivision.

DP1901D

 

APPLICATION ON HOLD

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 October 22 2021 at 2:23 PM