City of Kelowna

Public Hearing


Meeting #:
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
6:00 P.m. - 10:00 P.m.
Council Chamber
City Hall, 1435 Water Street

Visited1.Call to Order


1.     (a)    The purpose of this Hearing is to consider certain bylaws which, if adopted, shall amend Kelowna 2030 - Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 10500 and Zoning Bylaw No. 8000.
(b)   All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaws shall be afforded a reason­able opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaws that are the subject of this hearing.  This Hearing is open to the public and all representations to Council form part of the public record.  A live audio feed may be broadcast and recorded by Castanet.
(c)   All information, correspondence, petitions or reports that have been received concerning the subject bylaws have been made available to the public.  The correspondence and petitions received after January 11, 2017 (date of notification) are available for inspection during the course of this hearing and are located on the information table in the foyer of the Council Chamber.
(d)   Council debate on the proposed bylaws is scheduled to take place during the Regular Council meeting after the conclusion of this Hearing. It should be noted, however, that for some items a final decision may not be able to be reached tonight.
(e)   It must be emphasized that Council will not receive any representation from the applicant or members of the public after conclusion of this Public Hearing.
Visited2.Notification of Meeting

The City Clerk will provide information as to how the Hearing was publicized.​

Visited3.12273-2275 Aberdeen St, BL11332 (Z16-0056) - Robert Anderson and Alexander KramarAttachment Icon
To rezone the subject property from RU6 – Two Dwelling Housing to RM1 – Four Dwelling Housing to legalize 2 existing dwellings on the rear of the subject property (4 dwellings total).
Visited3.2Text Amendments, BL11333 (TA16-0005) - Carriage House Regulations & Secondary Suite DefinitionAttachment Icon
To consider Text Amendments to Zoning Bylaw No. 8000 in order to restrict carriage houses on lots less than 1.0 hectare that rely on on-site sewage disposal and a housekeeping amendment to the definition of the term Secondary Suite.
Visited3.3238 Queensway, BL11335 (OCP16-0026) & BL11336 (Z16-0074)- City of KelownaAttachment Icon

To rezone the subject properties to the P1 – Major Institutional zone and to amend the Future Land Use designation identified in the OCP to Educational / Major Institutional (EDINST) for a Tourism Kelowna Visitor Information Centre.

Visited3.41330 St. Paul St, BL11338, (Z16-0067) - Burro Developments LtdAttachment Icon
To consider a rezoning application on the subject property from I2 – General Industrial Zone to the C7 – Central Business Commercial Zone.
Visited5.Procedure on each Bylaw Submission

(a)​     Brief description of the application by City Staff (Land Use Management);

(b)     The Chair will request that the City Clerk indicate all information, correspondence, petitions or reports received for the record.

(c)     The applicant is requested to make representation to Council regarding the project and is encouraged to limit their presentation to 15 minutes.

(d)     The Chair will call for representation from the public in attendance as follows:

    (i)     The microphone at the public podium has been provided for any person(s) wishing to make representation at the Hearing.

     (ii)     The Chair will recognize ONLY speakers at the podium.

     (iii)     Speakers are encouraged to limit their remarks to 5 minutes, however, if they have additional information they may address Council again after all other members of the public have been heard a first time.

(e)     Once the public has had an opportunity to comment, the applicant is given an opportunity to respond to any questions raised.  The applicant is requested to keep the response to a total of 10 minutes maximum.

(f)     Questions by staff by members of Council must be asked before the Public Hearing is closed and not during debate of the bylaw at the Regular Meeting, unless for clarification.

(g)     Final calls for respresentation (ask three times).  Unless Council directs that the Public Hearing on the bylaw in question be held open, the Chair shall state to the gallery that the Public Hearing on the Bylaw is closed.

Note:  Any applicant or member of the public may use visual aids (e.g. photographs, sketches, slideshows, etc.) to assist in their presentation or questions.  The computer and ELMO document camera at the public podium are available.  Please ask staff for assistance prior to your item if required.