NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT pursuant to Section 464 of the Local Government Act, the District of Mackenzie is waiving the Public Hearing requirement for Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1435.
This bylaw proposes text amendments to the zoning bylaw to establish new housing type definitions that meet current trends and community needs outlined in the District of Mackenzie’s Housing Needs Assessment.
Section 464 of the Local Government Act allows local governments to consider waiving the public hearing requirement for zoning bylaws, if the bylaw aligns with the goals, objectives and policies of the communities Official Community Plan. Zoning Bylaw No.1435 aligns with the policies of Section 2.1 - Housing in the District’s Official Community Plan.
In consideration of this and to comply with public health orders and ensure public safety, Council has chosen to waive the Public Hearing requirement for Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1435.
Copies of the proposed bylaw and report can be found on the March 23rd Regular Council Agenda available here: https://mackenzie.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/44501
Copies of the current Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaws are available here: https://mackenzie.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/15
Alternative Feedback Opportunity
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT Council for the District of Mackenzie will consider third reading and adoption of this bylaw at the Regular Meeting at 7:15pm, April 27, 2020 in Council Chambers of the Municipal Office, 1 Mackenzie Boulevard, Mackenzie, BC.
Residents are welcome to provide any feedback, questions, or concerns regarding Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1435 by way of email to Corporate Services, online form (below), or by written letter mailed or dropped off at the District Office, 1 Mackenzie Blvd., Bag 340, Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0 by 3:00 pm, Monday, April 27, 2020.
Feedback will be presented to Council with the regular meeting agenda, prior to consideration of adoption of the bylaw.