Notice of Permit: Development Variance Permit No. 641-44C

Friday, May 7, 2021

What is Development Variance Permit No. 641-44C (DVP641-44C)?

The subject properties, are located at 4990, 5139 and 5174 Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Rd in the Heralds Bay area of Electoral Area C and is more particularly shown on the location map below:

The owners of 4990, 5139 and 5174 Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road are applying to subdivide the subject properties into four free simple lots (Lot 3 is a lot line adjustment of 5139 Sunnybrae-Canoe Pt Rd and Lot 4 is a lot line adjustment between 4990 and 5174 Sunnybrae-Canoe Pt Rd) and to further subdivide Lot 1 into a fourteen lot bare land strata.

The proposed subdivisions requires a Development Variance Permit under Schedule "A" Levels of Service of the Subdivision Servicing Bylaw No. 641 which requires each lot to be a minimum of 1 ha, and to be served by an independent on-site water supply system and on-site sewage disposal system. The following variances are being requested in this application:

Fee simple Lot 4 (5174 Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road): Vary the minimum lot size from 1 ha to 0.34 ha and be serviced by an independent on-site water supply system and an on-site sewage disposal system.

Strata Lots 1-14: Vary the minimum lot size form 1 ha to 2000m2 and be serviced by a community sewer system and independent on-site water supply system.

There are no proposed variances to the other fee simple lot (Lot 2) proposed in this subdivision.

A site plan for the proposed subdivision has been added below.

How can I find out more about this permit application? 

A copy of the proposed permit application and relevant background documents may be inspected 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, May 7, 2021 and ending Thursday, May 18, 2021. (Please note that CSRD office hours open to the public are subject to change depending upon Provincial Health Orders and recommendations.) The documents will also be available to view on the CSRD website starting on Friday, May 14, 2021 at under the applicable meeting date. 

How do I send a written submission about this permit application? 

Written submissions will be accepted at the CSRD until 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  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 "DVP Submission – DVP641-44C" on your submission. Written submissions may be submitted to: or to the address above.

Where and when will the permit be considered for issuance?

At the CSRD, 555 Harbourfront Drive NE, Salmon Arm, BC, during the Regular Board Meeting commencing at 9:30 AM on Thursday, May 20, 2021. 

Due to special provisions regarding COVID-19 granted by Provincial Ministerial Order M192, the May 20, 2021 CSRD Board meeting will be taking place through the use of remote communications technology only. No public attendance is permitted at the meeting. There is no specific opportunity for the public to provide verbal or written submissions about this application at this meeting. Go to to learn about the electronic Board meeting attendance option available to the public through Zoom.

The outcome of the applications will be made available to any interested member of the public by emailing or by contacting the member of the planning staff listed below.

Who can I contact about this permit application?

Ken Gobeil, Senior Planner

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