Public Hearing - Electoral Area C - Bylaw Nos. 725-18 & 701-96 (Barnard-Western Tree Seeds Ltd.) - Postponed

March 24, 2020 - 6:30pm

Location: Blind Bay Community Hall
Electoral Area:
Electoral Area C

Updated March 16, 2020

This Public Hearing has been postponed until further notice.

Public Hearing Information Package

Electoral Area C Official Community Plan Bylaw Amendment (Western Tree Seeds Ltd.) Bylaw No. 725-18 and South Shuswap Zoning Amendment (Barnard-Western Tree Seeds Ltd.) Bylaw No. 701-96

What are Bylaw Nos. 725-18 and 701-96?

The subject properties are located at 2288/2304 Blind Bay Road in Blind Bay of Electoral Area C and is more particularly shown on the location map below:

The applicant is proposing to redesignate and rezone  2288/2304 Blind Bay Road and the adjacent Lot 17 parcel in order to create a 5-lot bare land strata subdivision; the five lots will be between 0.36 ha (0.89 ac) and 0.42 ha (1.03 ac) each in size, see preliminary subdivision plan shown on page 3. All five lots will have at least 30 m water frontage adjacent to Shuswap Lake as well as portions of upland south of Blind Bay Road. All proposed lots will be connected to a private community sewer system and to Cedar Heights Community Water System.

It was the wish of the previous owner, the deceased father of the current owner, to donate a portion of the subject properties as land for park in his estate and legacy planning. The current owner is proposing to donate approximately 2.48 ha (6.14 ac) of the subject parcels to the CSRD for park use.

The northern portion of the properties are proposed to be redesignated from RR – Rural Residential to NR – Neighbourhood Residential and rezoned from RR1- Rural Residential to R1- Low Density Residential to facilitate the 5-lot bare land strata subdivision.

The southern and easterly portion of the properties are proposed to be redesignated from RR to PK – Parks and Open Spaces and rezoned from RR1 and R1 to P1 – Public and Institutional to facilitate the creation of a lot to be used as CSRD park.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Blind Bay Community Hall
2510 Blind Bay Road
Blind Bay BC V0E 1H1

Who should attend?
Anyone who believes that their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaw amendments, shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaws at the Public Hearing.

How can I find out more about this application? 
A copy of the proposed bylaws and relevant background documents may be inspected at at the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD), 555 Harbourfront Drive NE, Salmon Arm, BC between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM, beginning Friday, March 13, 2020 and ending Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory holidays); or, contact the staff person listed below.

How do I send a written submission? 
Written submissions will be accepted at the CSRD until 4:00 PM on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 or may be submitted until the close of the Public Hearing. The Board of the CSRD considers the author's name and residential address relevant to the Board's consideration of this matter and should be included in your submission. The author's phone number and email address are not relevant to the Board’s consideration of this matter and should not be included in the written submission. Written submissions received by the CSRD are subject to public disclosure and a copy may be provided to the applicant. Please clearly write "Public Hearing Submission – BL725-18/BL701-96" on the top of your submission. The Board of the CSRD will not consider any verbal or written representations or submissions after the public hearing has closed. Written submissions may be submitted to: or to the address above.

Who can I speak to about this application?
Candice Benner, Planner II