Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 with respect to the below proposed Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendments. Due to COVID-19, the hearing will be livestreamed on the City of Merritt website (www.merritt.ca). Written or electronic submissions can be made by prior to January 25 at 12:00 pm.
To watch the Public Hearing online click here.
Lot A District Lot 121 And of Section 22 Township 91 Kamloops Division Yale District Plan KAP79511, PID: 026-478-129 (2587 Forksdale Avenue)
Official Community Plan:
The Official Community Plan Land Use Designation Map for North Nicola is amended to change the parcel legally described as Lot A District Lot 121 Section 22 Township 91 Kamloops Division Yale District Plan KAP79511, PID: 026-478-129 (2587 Forksdale Avenue) from “Future Development” to “Residential” and “Parks, Schools & Open Spaces”.
That the Official Zoning Map, being Schedule “A” of the City of Merritt Zoning Bylaw No. 2284, 2020, is amended by changing the zoning designation of the parcel Lot A District Lot 121 Section 22 Township 91 Kamloops Division Yale District Plan KAP79511, PID: 026-478-129 (2587 Forksdale Avenue) from “Single Family Residential (R1)” to “Medium Density Residential (R7)” and “Park & Cemetery (P1)”.
A copy of the proposed Bylaw amendments may be viewed Monday to Friday during the hours of 10:00am to 12:00pm from January 14 to January 26, 2021 at City Hall, 2185 Voght Street, Merritt BC, or online at any time at www.merritt.ca
Anyone who wishes to address the above Bylaw will be given the opportunity by written or electronic submissions on all matters contained in the proposed Bylaw amendments. Submissions must be received NO LATER THAN 12:00PM MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2021, to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing.
Written submission can be provided by any of the following methods:
- Email: email@example.com
- In Person: City Hall, 2185 Voght Street, Monday to Friday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Mail: PO Box 189, 2185 Voght Street, Merritt, BC, V1K 1B8
- Subject Line: For Inclusion in Public Hearing Agenda
- Attn: Don McArthur, Planning & Development Services Manager
Electronic submission can be provided by any of the following methods:
Save the video or audio recording to a USB drive and drop it off at City Hall, 2185 Voght Street, Merritt BC, from January 14 to 25, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; or
Upload a video to your YouTube channel or other public video sharing site and email the link for that submission to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
Send a direct message in written, video, or audio form to the City of Merritt Facebook account (www.facebook.com/CityofMerritt) that clearly states it is for inclusion at the Forksdale Avenue Public Hearing on January 26th 2021; or
Telephone City Hall at 250-378-8615 and leave a voicemail that clearly states it is a submission for inclusion at the Forksdale Avenue Public Hearing on January 26th, 2021.
Please note that electronic submissions may result in personal data being stored outside of Canada, and not being subject to Canadian laws on data protection, privacy, and access. If you do not wish to risk this, please make a written submission.
All electronic submissions will be acknowledged. If you do not receive an acknowledgement of a submission, please contact City Hall to arrange for re-submission, or an alternative method.
All submissions must include your name and street address. No letter, video, report, or representation from the public will be received by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. All submissions are public information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For more information, please contact the Planning & Development Services Manager at 250-378-8615 or email@example.com
This Notice is published in accordance with Section 466 of the Local Government Act. Note: this is the first of two consecutive Public Notices.