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)

Cover Architecture Collaborative c/o Anna Wynne

106 Tamarac Street, Ymir, Electoral Area ‘G’

The purpose of this application is to rezone the subject property from Town-site Residential (R1) to Tourist Commercial
(C2) Site Specific and amend the land use designation from Town-site Residential (RS) to Tourist Commercial (TC). This is
being sought to facilitate the development of a multi-purpose building that will contain artist studios, gallery space,
event space and a self contained dwelling unit.

 Z2404G

Stand Architecture

c/o Lukas Armstrong

5644 Highway 3A and 6, Taghum, BC, Electoral Area ‘F’

The purpose of the proposed bylaw amendment application is to rezone the property from Neighbourhood Commercial (C1) to General Commercial (C2) in order to facilitate the construction of a proposed addition to the existing commercial building on the subject property. The proposed commercial gross floor area (GFA) for this site is 657 m2 the current C1 zone permits a maximum commercial GFA of 500 m2 .

Z2406F    
Highland Consulting c/o Cooper Husband

2205 Bealby Road, Rural Nelson, Electoral Area ‘E’

The owners seek to develop a duplex dwelling (upper and lower level units) with an attached deck, a parking pad and an on-site sewerage system. This application seeks to reduce the floodplain setback from Kootenay Lake from 15 metres to 7.5 metres under the RDCK’s Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 2080, 2009 to allow for the construction of a dwelling
with an attached deck. Should the floodplain exemption be approved, issuance of a Watercourse Development Permit
would be required for all development activities within the riparian area of Kootenay Lake.

F2302E
Nelson Land Corp. c/o Ron Thomson

Pend d’-Oreille area, Electoral Area G

 

PID:016-426-266

PID: 016-426-380

PID: 016-425-146

The purpose of this application is to rezone the three subject properties from RA to RA site specific to allow for the construction of one dwelling unit as a principal use on each parcel.

 Z2403G
Martin Nolan Janssen 851 Lower Inonoaklin Road, Edgewood

The purpose of the proposed Temporary Use Permit is to allow the construction of a 106 m2 accessory building prior to the construction of a dwelling.

T2401K 

 Dustin Lalik  389 Park Ave, Kootenay Lake Village, Proctor - Electoral Area ‘E’  The owners seek to develop a main residence and “sleeping cabin” on the site. This Watercourse Development Permit (WDP) application is required for the proposed residential development within the 15 metre WDP (riparian) area adjacent to Kootenay Lake.

DP2402E

Daniel and Faith Sonntag 4135 Broadwater Rd, Electoral Area 'J'

This Bylaw Amendment Application seeks to amend the Official Community Plan land use designation from Rural Residential to Country Residential One and to rezone the subject property from Rural Residential (R3) to Country Residential (R2) in order to remedy a non-conforming dwelling unit on the subject property. 

 Z2106J

 

Public Hearing

 

 

 

Jeremy De Wit  2309 Bealby Road, Rural Nelson, Electoral Area ‘E’

This Watercourse Development Permit (WDP) application is the result of unauthorized development and disturbance activities within 15 metres of Kootenay Lake, Bose Creek and an Unnamed Creek running through the site. The following unauthorized development was completed within the WDP area: removal of mature cottonwood trees, and stream,
ground (soils) and vegetation disturbance activities. In addition, the owners would like to remove some of the existing infrastructure on the site and construct a “prospector tent platform,” while also undertaking restoration and mitigation
activities to remediate the above unauthorized works. A Riparian Assessment has been completed by Masse Environmental LTD. and includes recommended mitigation works.

 DP2317E

RDCK

All zoned areas in the RDCK – Electoral Areas A, B, C, D, F, G, I, J & K

Map

The purpose of the proposed bylaw amendments are to implement the requirements of Provincial Bill 44 Housing Statutes (Residential Development) Amendment Act, which includes provisions to allow small-scale multi-unit housing (SSMUH) across B.C. The RDCK must allow for a minimum of 1 secondary suite and/or 1 detached accessory dwelling unit in all restricted zones (i.e. zones where the residential use is restricted to detached single-family dwellings), in all electoral areas. Referral Package

Weiland Construction c/o Deborah Weiland

1434 Highway 31, Queens Bay, Electoral Area ‘E’

The purpose of this Watercourse Development Permit application is to authorize the proposed demolition of the existing residence and construction of the proposed raised deck footings and posts, and vegetation planting within the riparian area of Kootenay Lake.

DP2314E

Laura Mackay

243 Island View Road, Hills, Electoral Area ‘H’

The purpose of this Development Permit application is to authorize the construction of a 184 m2 dwelling within the Development Permit Area.

 

The location of the proposed dwelling is within the SPEA. In the Riparian assessment the QEP
has indicated that complete avoidance of environmental impacts is not possible; therefore, minimization and on-site
restoration are being proposed.

DP2404H

Rumbling Creek Resort

4626 Highway 6, Hall Siding, Electoral Area ‘G’

The purpose of this Development Permit application is to authorize the development of a resort commercial/event space use that will consist of 8 self contained rental cabins and a communal building with a café/restaurant use.

 

The development will be serviced with on-site wastewater (septic) system and a drilled well. Although none of the proposed buildings are within the watercourse development permit area associated with a wetland feature, it is anticipated that there be a small amount of site preparation (e.g. grading and possible operation of machinery) as well as construction of part of a gravel walking path within the 15 metre development permit area.

DP2312G

Angela Flinn

3124 Waldie Avenue, Robson, Electoral Area ‘J’

The purpose of this application is to change the Official Community Plan (OCP) designation from Suburban Residential (SR) to Community Services (CS) and to rezone the subject property from Suburban Residential One (R1) to Institutional (I) to facilitate the development of a day care.

Z2402J

Tyler Gienger

699 WATERLOO ROAD, OOTISCHENIA, ELECTORAL AREA ‘J’

This Development Variance Permit seeks to vary Section 605.1 of RDCK Zoning Bylaw No. 1675, 2004 which requires all buildings and structures to be setback a minimum of 7.5 metres from the front lot line.The applicant is proposing to construct an accessory building (garage) that is 2.4 metres from the front lot line.

 V2403J

Edgewood Community Club Society c/o Rob Tupper

218 Lakeshore Avenue, Edgewood, Electoral Area ‘K’

This bylaw amendment application is for an Official Community Plan (OCP) amendment and a rezoning to facilitate the development of a ten unit “affordable seniors housing” project.

 Z2401K

MRQ HOLDINGS LTD. c/o Peter Muirhead

7902 Balfour Wharf Road, Balfour, Electoral Area 'E'

This application is for an ICDP to permit the development of a Recreational Vehicle (RV) resort with approximately 36
sites, an amenity ‘wash house’ building and fencing/vegetative hedging to assist with screening the site.

DP2318E

1068616 BC LTD. c/o Ken Crowe

129 Boulder Beach Road, Kootenay Bay, Electoral Area ‘A’

This Development Variance Permit (DVP) application requests to vary a portion of the subdivision servicing bylaw which requires proof of capacity for two type 1 septic systems for each proposed lot.The applicant cannot accomodate type 1 sytems on two of the proposed lots and instead is proposing type 2 systems on those lots. In order for this to be allowed, a DVP is required. 

V2404A

Whatshan Resort c/o

Aplin Martin Consultants Ltd. 

1076 Whatshan Forest Service Road, Electoral Area ‘K’

The proposed construction does not meet the required Flood Construction Level (FCL). This application requests an exemption in order to permit the construction of a one-family dwelling and a detached garage with a dwelling unit on the second storey.

F2305K 
Don and Holly Pruett

389 Park Ave, Procter Electoral Area ‘E’

This application seeks to reduce the floodplain setback from Kootenay Lake from 15 metres to 8.86 metres under the RDCK’s Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 2080, 2009 to allow for the construction of the main residence.

F2401E
A. Cowie

11727 Highway 3A, Destiny Bay, Electoral Area ‘A’

This Bylaw Amendment application seeks to rezone portions of the subject property from Resource Area (RA) to match the existing Tourist Commercial (C3) zoning over the remaining lands.  Z2311A 
Robert Filippo 4650 HIghway 6, Hall Siding, Electoral Area G

This Development Variance Permit application requests to vary the subdivision servicing requirement which requires evidence of sufficient ground water quanity for the proposed remainder lot only.

An RDCK application to consider amending the land use designation and rezoning for the above subdivision is also currently being processed (RDCK File No. Z2308G).

 V2311G

Matthew Scheffelmaier

2842 Six Mile Lakes Road, Six Mile

The purpose of this application to rezone the subject property from Suburban Residential F (R1F) to a site specific Suburban Residential F (R1F site specific) for the subject property to permit a proposed two lot residential subdivision with a minimum lot size of 0.4 hectares (ha).

 Z2309F

Norm Cross

7642 Highway 3A, Balfour

Watercourse Development Permit resulting from unathorized development activity to authroize rock

landscape walls, fill placement, bank re-grading, elevated deck and stairway, access path, removal of riparian vegetation including trees and shrubs.

 DP2313E

Nelson Rocha, Studio 9 Architecture + Planning

2090 Highway 3A, Tarrys

The purpose of this application is to rezone the 1.7 ha portion of the subject property on the west side of Highway 3A from Country Residential ‘I’ (R2I) to General Commercial (C2) Site Specific and to change the land use designation from Country Residential (CR2) to Commercial (C). 

These changes are being requested in order to allow for the development of a purpose built office building and parking lot for employees and visitors of the Kalesnikoff Mill.

Z2306I

 

Public Hearing

Robert Filippo

4650 Highway 6, Hall Siding, Electoral Area ‘G’

The purpose of this application is to rezone a 1 hectare portion of the 14.4 ha subject property from Parks and Recreation (PR) to Country Residential (R2). This is being sought to facilitate the development of a one-family dwelling with on-site servicing.

Z2308G

 

Public Hearing

TSL Developments (Jordan Baer)

2016 Highway 3A, Tarrys

This application is for a Land Use Bylaw amendment to facilitate the use of the property as a church, including the relocation the modular building and the future construction of an auditorium and the restoration of the grounds. The purpose of this application is to rezone the subject property from Comprehensive Development 1 (CD1) to institutional (I) and to change the land use designation from comprehensive development (CD) to community services (CS).

Z2307I

 

 

Public Hearing 

Rumbling Creek Resort

4626 Highway 6, Hall Siding

The purpose of this application is to rezone the subject property from Tourist Commercial (C2) to Tourist Commercial (C2) Site Specific. This is being sought to facilitate the development of tourist accommodations and associated buildings
on the subject property with on-site servicing.

 Z2304G

 

Public Hearing Waived 

Z2304G

Peter Ward

1155 Insight Drive, Nelson 

The purpose of this application is to convert an existing vacant industrial building to 16 separate commercial units. 

ST2301E
Cover Architectural Collaborative Inc.

5644 Highway 3A/6, Taghum 

The purpose of this application is for the expansion of the existing parking area, construction of retaining walls and the construction of an addition to the existing commercial building. 

DP2303F
Canadian Global Construction 5785 Highway 23, Halcyon

The purpose of this Development Permit Application is to establish a Tourist Commercial use in the form of two 4 storey buildings that will have 16 units in each building for a total of 32 rental units. 

DP2209K
Harold Chernoff 1757 Terrace Road, Castlegar

The purpose of this bylaw amendment application is to permit a total of 3 dwellings in order to allow the property owner to construct a second manufactured home on the property for an additional immediate family member.

 Z2211I
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.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held July 27, 2022 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2202F

 

 

 

 

 

Z2202F Public Hearing Information Package (July 27, 2022)

Studio 9 Architecture c/o Nelson Rocha 2677 Greenwood Road, Six Mile

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, Taghum

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

DP2117F
52785308 AMUNDSEN ENTERPRISES INC. c/o Richard Kay 5278 Amundsen Road, Mirror Lake

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

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 June 10 2024 at 5:58 AM