Public Hearing

Public Hearing Notice | 2640 Spring Bank Avenue | Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00PM

By April 9, 2021No Comments

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 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 April 16th at 12 noon.

LOT 3 DISTRICT LOT 121 KAMLOOPS DIVISION YALE DISTRICT PLAN KAP58641, 2640 Spring Bank Ave.

Official Community Plan:

The Official Community Plan Land Use Designation Map for North Nicola is amended to change the parcel legally described as Lot 3 District Lot 121 Kamloops Division Yale District Plan KAP58641, PID: 023-698-454  (2640 Spring Bank Avenue) from “Future Development” to “Residential”.

Zoning Bylaw:

That the Official Zoning Map, being Schedule “A” of the City of Merritt Zoning Bylaw No. 2284, 2020, is amended by changing the designation of the parcel legally described as Lot 3 District Lot 121 Kamloops Division Yale District Plan KAP58641, PID: 023-698-454  (2640 Spring Bank Avenue) from “Institutional and Public Use (P2)” to “High Density Residential (R8)”.

A copy of the proposed Bylaw amendments may be viewed Monday to Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm from April 7th to April 20th, 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 FRIDAY April 16th, to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing.

Written submission can be provided by any of the following methods:

  • Email: publichearings@merritt.ca
  • In Person: City Hall, 2185 Voght Street, Monday to Friday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm April 7th to April 16th
  • Mail: PO Box 189, 2185 Voght Street, Merritt, BC, V1K 1B8
  • Subject Line: For Inclusion in Public Hearing Agenda
  • Attn: Greg Lowis, Director of Corporate Services

Save the video or audio recording to a USB drive and drop it off at City Hall, 2185 Voght Street, Merritt BC, from April 7th to April 16th, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; or Upload to a public video sharing site and email the link for that submission to publichearings@merritt.ca 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 2640 Spring Bank Ave Public Hearing on April 20th, 2021; or

Telephone City Hall at 250-378-8634 and leave a voicemail that clearly states it is a submission for inclusion at the 2640 Spring Bank Ave Public Hearing on April 20th, 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.

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 Corporate Services at 250-378-8634 or glowis@merritt.ca

This Notice is published in accordance with Section 466 of the Local Government Act. Note: this is the first of two consecutive Public Notices.

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