City of Kelowna

Public Hearing


Meeting #:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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 November 29, 2016 (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.​

Visited3.1Infill Challenge Implementation, BL11310 & BL11311 (OCP16-0015) - City of KelownaAttachment Icon
To consider changes to the Official Community Plan necessary to implement the outcomes of the Infill Challenge project. The proposed changes include the introduction of a new Development Permit Area and associated guidelines and the creation of a new Future Land Use classification.
Visited3.2Infill Challenge - Removal of Development Permit Areas BL11312 (OCP16-0025)Attachment Icon
To consider amendments to the Official Community Plan to remove Development Permit areas for Intensive Residential and Character Neighborhood Areas.
Visited3.3Infill Challenge - Rezoning and Text Amendment BL11313 (TA16-0010) & BL11314 (Z16-0053) - The City of KelownaAttachment Icon
To consider Text Amendments, Zoning Bylaw amendments and Servicing Bylaw amendments associated with the Infill Challenge to allow increased residential densities on designated properties.
Visited3.42280 Baron Rd, BL11315 (Z16-0057) - Victor Projects LtdAttachment Icon
To consider a rezoning application to add the “rls” (Retail Liquor Sales) designation to the existing C4 – Urban Centre Commercial Zone, in order to permit the sale of BC wines on shelves in an existing grocery store.
Visited3.5604 Old Meadows Rd, BL11317 (Z16-0049) - Tony Pulice Construction LtdAttachment Icon
To rezone the subject property from RU1 – Large Lot Housing to RU2 – Medium Lot Housing to facilitate a 4 lot subdivision.
Visited3.64125 & 4193 Gordon Dr, BL11318 & BL11319 (HRA16-0002) - Colin Gifford Magnus ThomsonAttachment Icon
To consider a Heritage Designation Bylaw to designate the Thomson Farm House and Tobacco Barn on G. Thomson Farm; and to consider a Heritage Revitalization Agreement to allow a tourist accommodation in a proposed accessory building.
Visited3.71893 Ethel St, BL11320 (OCP16-0018) & BL11321 (TA16-0013) & BL11322 (Z16-0059) - Michael OhmanAttachment Icon
To consider an application to amend the Official Community Plan, rezone the subject property, and amend the interpretation of ‘health services, minor’ within the P2 Zone to facilitate the operation of a counselling office.
Visited3.8380 Hardie Rd, BL11323 (Z16-0032) - Rukhmani & Shivnesh Reddy and Praneeta & Sinesh NaiduAttachment Icon
To rezone the subject property to facilitate the development of a second single family dwelling on the subject property.
Visited3.91985 Knox Cres, BL11324 (Z16-0061) - Sheldon and Heather UpshawAttachment Icon
To rezone the subject property from RU1 to RU1c to facilitate the development of a carriage house.
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.