REGULAR AGENDA REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING

REGULAR AGENDA REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
BOARD of DIRECTORS MEETING
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
4:00 p.m.
REGULAR AGENDA
A.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
1. Board of Directors – August 19, 2015
(Opportunity for Introduction of Late Items)
(Opportunity for Introduction of Late Items – In Camera Agenda)
RECOMMENDATION 1
(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That the Agenda of the August 19, 2015 regular meeting of the Board of Directors be
approved as presented.
B.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
1. Board of Directors – July 22, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 2
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(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That the minutes of the July 22, 2015 meeting of the Board of Directors be adopted as
circulated.
2. Committee of the Whole – July 22, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 3
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(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That the minutes of the July 22, 2015 meeting of the Committee of the Whole be
adopted as circulated.
3. Public Hearing [Bylaw 2636 and 2637] – June 17, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 4
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(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That the minutes of the June 17, 2015 Public Hearing [Bylaw 2636 and 2637] of the
Board of Directors be adopted as circulated.
Board of Directors Agenda – Regular
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August 19, 2015
DELEGATIONS
1. Our Horizon – Request for Support regarding Warning Labels on Gas
Pumps
Page 16
Matt Hulse, BC Campaign Director
− Delegation Request Form
D.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
E.
NEW BUSINESS
1. OCP/Rezoning Application
Bylaw 2477 – OCP Amendment
Bylaw 2478 – Rezoning
VETTER, T, P & S [File No. 10-0497-F-OR]
− Staff report dated August 5, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 5
Page 28
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That following consideration of comments received at the Public Hearing, Electoral
Area “F” Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2477, 2011 which proposes
to amend the land use designation of the property legally described as Lot 1, Sec 14,
Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168, Except Plans 21604, 23402 and H10220 and
located at 64 Highway 97B, Electoral Area “F” from Agricultural to Country Residential
be considered for Third Reading.
RECOMMENDATION 6
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That following consideration of comments received at the Public Hearing, Rezoning
Bylaw No. 2478, 2015 which proposes to rezone the property legally described as Lot
1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168, Except Plans 21604, 23402 and
H10220 and located at 64 Highway 97B, Electoral Area “F” from the Non-Urban (N.U)
zone to the Country Residential (C.R) zone be considered for Third Reading.
RECOMMENDATION 7
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That Rezoning Bylaw No. 2478, 2015 be forwarded to the Ministry of Transportation
and Infrastructure for endorsement in accordance with the requirements of Section
52(3) of the Transportation Act.
2. Request to Modify Covenant KP036954
247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F” [File No. 15-0022-F-LD-BLACK]
− Staff report dated July 6, 2015
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RECOMMENDATION 8
Page 45
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That following consideration of comments received at the Public Hearing, the request
to modify Covenant KP036954 registered on the title of the property legally described
as the S½ of the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except Plans 23082,
23688, and KAP49667 and located at 247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F” by
authorizing the construction of ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites on the Non-Urban
(N.U) zoned portion of the property be supported.
3. Bylaw 2683 – Cross Connection Control Regulation Amendment
− Staff report dated July 20, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 9
Page 58
(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by both the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee and the
Electoral Area Advisory Committee, Regional District of North Okanagan Cross
Connection Control Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 2683, 2015 be given First,
Second and Third Reading.
RECOMMENDATION 10
(Unweighted Corporate Vote – 2/3 Majority)
That as recommended by both the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee and the
Electoral Area Advisory Committee, Regional District of North Okanagan Cross
Connection Control Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 2683, 2015 be Adopted.
4. Bylaw 2687 – White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Amendment
− Staff report dated August 4, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 11
Page 62
(Customized Stakeholder Vote – Includes Lumby, Electoral Areas D and E – Simple
Majority)
That as recommended by the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory
Committee, White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Amendment Bylaw No.
2687, 2015 be given First, Second and Third Readings.
RECOMMENDATION 12
(Customized Stakeholder Vote – Includes Lumby, Electoral Areas D and E – 2/3
Majority)
That as recommended by the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory
Committee, White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Amendment Bylaw No.
2687, 2015 be Adopted.
5. Rezoning Application
Bylaw 2689 - Rezoning
HOLLENBACH, K & S [File No. 15-0231-C-RZ]
− Staff report dated July 13, 2015
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RECOMMENDATION 13
Page 82
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Electoral Area Advisory Committee, Rezoning Bylaw
No. 2689, 2015 which proposes to rezone a 4.8 ha portion of the property legally
described as Lot 23, Sec 25, Twp 8, ODYD, Plan 1956, Except Plans 8464 and
KAP83894 and located at 7616 McLennan Road, Electoral Area “C” from the NonUrban (N.U) zone to the Country Residential (C.R) zone as shown on Schedule “A”
attached to and forming part of Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be given First and Second
Readings and referral to a Public Hearing; and further,
That Adoption of Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be withheld until the Ministry of
Transportation and Infrastructure has endorsed the Bylaw in accordance with the
requirements of Section 52(3) of the Transportation Act.
6. Bylaw 2690 – Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community Plan Amendment
− Staff report dated July 20, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 14
Page 94
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Electoral Area Advisory Committee, the Electoral Areas
“D” and “E” Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw 2690, 2015 be given First
Reading and considered in conjunction with the Regional District
(i)
financial plan and
(ii)
waste management plan
pursuant to Section 882 of the Local Government Act; and further,
That Bylaw No. 2690, 2015 be referred to various agencies and First Nations in
accordance with Section 879 of the Local Government Act; and further,
That Bylaw No. 2690, 2015 be referred to the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Advisory
Planning Commissions for review and comment.
7. Development Variance Permit Application
MCPHERSON, S. [File No. 15-0206-B-DVP]
− Staff report dated July 10, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 15
Page 103
(Part 26 – Special Voting – Includes Electoral Areas Only – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Electoral Area Advisory Committee, a Development
Variance Permit be issued for the property legally described as Lot A, Sec 14, Twp 8,
ODYD, Plan KAP83645 and located at 6425 Highway 97, Electoral Area “B” to vary
Section 1401.4.f.i of the Regional District of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888,
2003 by reducing the front yard setback of an existing free standing sign from 1.0 m
to 0.0 m as shown on the site plan attached to the Planning Department report dated
July 10, 2015; and further,
That the issuance of the Development Variance Permit be withheld until the Ministry
of Transportation and Infrastructure has issued an encroachment permit for the free
standing sign.
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8. Hanson Park Electrical Upgrades
RECOMMENDATION 16
(Customized Stakeholder Vote – Includes Lumby, Electoral Areas D and E – Simple
Majority)
That, as recommended by the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory
Committee, $4,000 be reallocated under the White Valley Parks, Recreation and
Culture capital budget [Service 070] for Hanson Park electrical upgrades.
9. Regional District of North Okanagan 2015 Waste Reduction Initiatives Fund
Award
− Staff report dated August 19, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 17
Page 112
(Weighted Stakeholder Vote – Includes All – Simple Majority)
That funding through the Regional District of North Okanagan 2015 Waste Reduction
Initiatives Fund be awarded to the Food Action Society of the North Okanagan in the
amount of $7,000 and to the Downtown Vernon Association in the amount of $3,000;
and further that the funds be allocated from 670 – Regional Solid Waste Management.
10. Greater Vernon Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
− Staff report dated July 27, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 18
Page 114
(Customized Stakeholder Vote – Includes Coldstream, Vernon, Electoral Areas B and
C – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee, staff report dated
July 27, 2015 and titled Greater Vernon Water Restrictions and Drought Management
Plan, be received for information.
11. Drought Management Response Committee
RECOMMENDATION 19
(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee, staff be directed
to bring back a report and Terms of Reference to a future Greater Vernon Advisory
Committee regarding the establishment of a Select Committee regarding Drought
Management Response.
12. 2015 Infrastructure Planning Grant Program Application
− Staff report dated July 27, 2015
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RECOMMENDATION 20
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(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee, the funding
application for $10,000 to the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development,
Infrastructure Planning Grant Program, for the Greater Vernon Water Asset
Management – Water Main Assessment Project be endorsed.
13. Water Allocation Purchase for 6842 and 6872 Learmouth Road, Coldstream, BC
− Staff report dated July 22, 2015
RECOMMENDATION 21
Page 128
(Customized Stakeholder Vote – Includes Coldstream, Vernon, Electoral Areas B and
C – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee, the purchase of
1.55 hectares (ha) of water allocation for the property located at 6842 Learmouth
Road, Coldstream, B.C. and legally described as Lot 3, Section 14, Plan KAP5902 be
authorized as per past practice; and further,
That the purchase of 4.05 hectares of water allocation for the property located at 6872
Learmouth Road, Coldstream, B.C. and legally described as Lot 2, Section 14, Plan
KAP5902, be authorized as past practice; and further,
That staff be directed to bring forward a policy regarding allocation purchase.
14. North Valley Gymnastics Society
RECOMMENDATION 22
(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That as recommended by the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee, the request from
the North Valley Gymnastics Society, requesting land and financial support for a new
facility, be deferred until the completion of the Greater Vernon Cultural Plan so a
similar model can be considered to process future requests.
F.
BUSINESS ARISING FROM DELEGATIONS
G.
REPORTS
1. Standing and Select Committees
RECOMMENDATION 23
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(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That the minutes of the following meetings be received for information:
− Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee – Regular – July 16, 2015 (unadopted)
− Greater Vernon Advisory Committee – Regular – August 6, 2015 (unadopted)
− Electoral Area Advisory Committee – Regular – August 6, 2015 (unadopted)
Board of Directors Agenda – Regular
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White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee – Regular –
August 10, 2015 (unadopted)
2. External Committee Reports
3. Chief Administrative Officer’s Report
4. Chair’s Report
H.
IN CAMERA
RECOMMENDATION 24
(Unweighted Corporate Vote – Simple Majority)
That, pursuant to Section 92 of the Community Charter, the regular meeting of the Board
of Directors convene In Camera to deal with matters deemed closed to the public in
accordance with Section 90(1)(c)(e) of the Community Charter.
I.
REPORT FROM IN CAMERA
J.
ADJOURNMENT
BOARD of DIRECTORS - REGULAR AGENDA
August 19, 2015 - Item B.1
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a REGULAR meeting of the BOARD of DIRECTORS of the REGIONAL DISTRICT
OF NORTH OKANAGAN held in the Boardroom at the Regional District Office on Wednesday,
July 22, 2015.
Members: Director R. Fairbairn
Director K. Acton
Director D. Dirk
Director G. McCune
Director J. Brown
Director A. Mund
Director J. Cunningham
Director C. Lord
Alternate Director S. Anderson
Director B. Fleming
Director M. Macnabb
Alternate Director E. Foisy
Director H. Halvorson
Electoral Area “D”
Village of Lumby
District of Coldstream
City of Enderby
Township of Spallumcheen
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area “C”
Electoral Area “E”
Electoral Area “F”
Chair
Vice Chair
Staff:
L. Mellott
P. Juniper
General Manager, Electoral Area Administration
Deputy Corporate Officer
Also
Present:
Alternate Director J. Garlick
Media and Public
District of Coldstream
* Denotes presence for part of meeting
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m.
Resolution to go In Camera
Moved and seconded by Directors Halvorson and Lord
That, pursuant to Section 92 of the Community Charter, the regular meeting of the Board of
Directors convene In Camera to deal with matters deemed closed to the public in accordance with
Section 90(1)(c)(e)(g) and (k) of the Community Charter.
CARRIED
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors adjourned to meet In Camera at 1:00 p.m.
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors reconvened at 2:20 p.m.
The regular meeting recessed at 2:20 p.m.
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July 22, 2015
RECONVENE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors reconvened at 4:03 p.m.
Members: Director R. Fairbairn
Director K. Acton
Director D. Dirk
Director G. McCune
Director J. Brown
Director A. Mund
Director J. Cunningham
Director C. Lord
Alternate Director S. Anderson
Director B. Fleming
Director M. Macnabb
Alternate Director E. Foisy
Director H. Halvorson
Electoral Area “D”
Village of Lumby
District of Coldstream
City of Enderby
Township of Spallumcheen
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area “C”
Electoral Area “E”
Electoral Area “F”
Chair
Vice Chair
Staff:
D. Sewell
L. Mellott
R. Smailes
D. McTaggart
S. Banmen
P. Juniper
C. Mazzotta
K. Pinkoski
C. Howkins
Chief Administrative Officer
General Manager, Electoral Area Administration
General Manager, Planning and Building
General Manager, Engineering
General Manager, Finance
Deputy Corporate Officer
Information Services Manager
Manager, Parks
Senior Clerk, Corporate Services
Also
Present:
Alternate Director J. Garlick
Councillor G. Kiss
D. Ross
Media and Public
District of Coldstream
District of Coldstream
Director, Recreation Services
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Board of Directors – July 22, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Mund and Alternate Director Foisy
That the Agenda of the July 22, 2015 regular meeting of the Board of Directors be approved with
the following amendments:
- Item E.21 – Connecting British Columbia – Support for Grant Applications
- Item E.22 – Delegation of Powers – Chair
CARRIED
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July 22, 2015
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
North Okanagan Regional Hospital District – June 3, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Acton
That the minutes of the June 3, 2015 meeting of the North Okanagan Regional Hospital District
be adopted as circulated.
CARRIED
Board of Directors – June 17, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Cunningham and Alternate Director Anderson
That the minutes of the June 17, 2015 meeting of the Board of Directors be adopted as circulated.
CARRIED
Public Hearing [Bylaws 2636 and 2637] – June 17, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Acton and Halvorson
That the minutes of the June 17, 2015 Public Hearing [Bylaws 2636 and 2637] of the Board of
Directors be adopted as circulated.
CARRIED
DELEGATIONS
Agricultural Land Commission Application
deDOOD, J. and J. [File No. 15-0033-F-ALR]
The applicant provided a presentation and spoke in support of the application.
NEW BUSINESS
Bylaw 2644 - Building Inspection Service Establishment Amendment
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Fleming
That Building Inspection Service Establishment Amendment Bylaw No. 2644, 2014 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2670 – Building (Regulatory)
Moved and seconded by Directors Fleming and Macnabb
That Building Bylaw No. 2670, 2015 be forwarded to the Regional Agricultural Advisory
Committee for review and comment.
CARRIED
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July 22, 2015
Bylaw 2671 – Regional District of North Okanagan Development Application and
Administration Fees Amendment
Moved and seconded by Directors Acton and Halvorson
That Regional District of North Okanagan Development Application and Administration Fees
Amendment Bylaw No. 2671, 2015, which proposes to amend Development Application
Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No. 2315, 2008 to include:
1. Amendments to incorporate a procedure for Regional Growth Strategy amendment
applications; and
2. Amendment of the fee schedule for Regional Growth Strategy amendment applications be
given Second Reading as amended; and further,
That Regional District of North Okanagan Development Application and Administration Fees
Amendment Bylaw No. 2671, 2015 be given Third Reading.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Acton and Fleming
That Regional District of North Okanagan Development Application and Administration Fees
Amendment Bylaw No. 2671, 2015 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2679 – Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Service Establishment
Bylaw 2680 – Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Loan Authorization
Bylaw 2681 – Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Voting Question
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Acton
That Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2679, 2015
be given First, Second and Third Readings and forwarded for approval of the Inspector.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Acton
That Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 2680, 2015 be
given First, Second and Third Readings and forwarded for approval of the Inspector.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Mund and Cunningham
That participating area approval for Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Service
Establishment Bylaw No. 2679, 2015 and Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Loan
Authorization Bylaw No. 2680, 2015 be obtained for the entire service area.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Mund
That Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Voting Question Bylaw No. 2681, 2015 be
given First, Second and Third Readings.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Macnabb
That Vernon & District Multi-Use Facility Expansion Voting Question Bylaw No. 2681, 2015 be
Adopted.
CARRIED
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August 19, 2015 - Item B.1
July 22, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Lord
That the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development be advised that the Vernon &
District Multi-Use Facility Expansion to design and construct a second ice sheet (asset) will be
owned by the Regional District of North Okanagan and ownership of the asset will not be
transferred to the City of Vernon until such time as the debt for the Vernon & District Multi-Use
Facility Expansion has been retired.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2684 – Greater Vernon Sub-Regional Parks and Trails Service Fees Imposition
Amendment
Moved and seconded by Directors Dirk and Cunningham
That Bylaw No. 2684, being Greater Vernon Sub-Regional Parks and Trails Service Fees
Imposition Amendment Bylaw No. 2684, 2015 be given First, Second and Third Readings.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Lord and Macnabb
That Bylaw No. 2684, being Greater Vernon Sub-Regional Parks and Trails Service Fees
Imposition Amendment Bylaw No. 2684, 2015 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2685 – Electoral Areas “B” and “C” Local Parks and Trails Service Fees Imposition
Amendment
Moved and seconded by Directors Fleming and Macnabb
That Electoral Areas "B" and "C" Local Parks Fees and Charges Imposition Amendment Bylaw
No. 2685, 2015 be given First, Second and Third Readings.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Fleming
That Electoral Areas "B" and "C" Local Parks Service Fees Imposition Amendment Bylaw No.
2685, 2015 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2686 – Security Issuing (Armstrong / Spallumcheen Fire Hall)
Moved and seconded by Directors Acton and Brown
That Security Issuing (Armstrong / Spallumcheen Fire Hall) Bylaw No. 2686, 2015 be given First,
Second and Third Readings.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Brown and McCune
That Security Issuing (Armstrong / Spallumcheen Fire Hall) Bylaw No. 2686, 2015 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2688 – Security Issuing (Claremont Water)
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Lord
That Security Issuing (Claremont Water) Bylaw No. 2688, 2015 be given First, Second and Third
Readings.
CARRIED
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July 22, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Acton
That Security Issuing (Claremont Water) Bylaw No. 2688, 2015 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Agricultural Land Commission Application
deDOOD, J. and J. [File No. 15-0033-F-ALR]
Moved and seconded by Directors Halvorson and Mund
That the application of John and June deDood under Section 20(3) of the Agricultural Land
Commission Act for a non-farm use (retail sales and food services) on the property legally
described as Amended Lot 41 (DD204435F) DL 526, K (Formerly O) DYD, Plan 1010, Except
Plan 42675 and located at 15 Grandview Bench Road, Electoral Area “F”, be authorized for
submission to the Agricultural Land Commission subject to the following conditions:
1.
2.
at least 50% of the total sales area must be limited to the sale of farm products produced
on the farm on which the retail sales are taking place; and
the total area, both indoors and outdoors, used for the retail sales of all products and for
food services consisting of ice cream, coffee, tea, bakery items, soup and sandwiches,
may not exceed 300 m2.
CARRIED
Development Variance Permit – Request to Extend
VOELKL, F. and L. c/o BRENT LAND [File No. 12-0425-CSS-DVP]
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Fleming
That Development Variance Permit No. 12-0425-CSS-DVP, which was issued for the properties
legally described as Strata Lots 1 & 2, DL 1355, ODYD, Strata Plan KAS2151, Together with an
Interest in the Common Property in Proportion to the Unit Entitlement of the Strata Lot as Shown
on Form 1 and located at 1 & 2 – 505 Silver Queen Road, Electoral Area “C” be extended for a
one year period ending May 21, 2016.
CARRIED
Development Permit with Variances Application
GOSTLIN, K. [File No. 15-0208-E-DP / 15-0227-E-DVP]
Moved and seconded by Alternate Director Foisy and Director Halvorson
That upon consideration of input from adjacent landowners, a Development Permit with Variances
be issued for the property legally described as Block A of District Lots 5273 and 5312, ODYD and
located at 1401 Keefer Lake Road, Electoral Area “E” to permit variances to the following Sections
of the Regional District of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003:
1.
Section 505.3 by increasing the maximum height of a building from 8 m to 14.5 m as
shown on the building elevations attached to the Planning Department report dated June
12, 2015;
2.
Section 1101.2.e.iii by waiving the requirement that parking areas be paved;
3.
Section 1201.6.d by waiving the requirement that loading areas be paved; and further,
That issuance of a Development Permit with Variances for the property legally described as Block
A of District Lots 5273 and 5312, ODYD and located at 1401 Keefer Lake Road, Electoral Area
“E” be subject to the following:
1.
the dimensions and siting of the buildings, parking and loading areas on the land be in
general accordance with the site plan attached to and forming part of the Planning
Department report dated June 12, 2015;
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3.
4.
5.
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July 22, 2015
the exterior design and finish of the buildings on the land be in general accordance with
the elevation drawings attached to and forming part of the Planning Department report
dated June 12, 2015;
parking and loading areas be curbed, gravelled, kept free of weeds, graded to provide an
even surface and to prevent surface water accumulation, and treated to suppress dust;
landscape screening consisting of a solid 2.5 m high fence or wall, which shall be uniformly
painted and well maintained and not used for advertising or display purposes or for the
posting of notices, or a compact evergreen hedge no less than 2 m in height, which shall
be maintained in good condition at all times, shall be provided on any side of an outdoor
storage area not facing directly upon the principal building on the lot, and no material shall
be piled to extend above such screening; and
landscaping should include groups of large native trees species used to stabilize graded
areas and include supplementary screening in the form of fencing, hedging, planting, other
screening materials, or a combination of materials around outdoor waste containers,
heating and cooling equipment and other service areas, and between parking areas and
the road.
CARRIED
Legal Document Request
TANNER, R. [File No. 14-0444-B-LD]
Moved and seconded by Directors Fleming and Macnabb
That the request to modify Covenant No. KL85230 registered on the title of the property legally
described as Lot 1, Sec 9, Twp 9, ODYD, Plan KAP59770 and located a 252 Kalamalka Lakeview
Drive, Electoral Area “B” to permit the:
1.
2.
3.
expansion of the restricted building area identified in the Covenant from 800 m2 to 2000
m2;
relocation of the restricted building area to the upper portion of the east facing slope of the
subject property as shown on the site plan attached to the Planning Department report
dated June 11, 2015;
development of a driveway between Kalamalka Lakeview Drive and the proposed new
building site.
be authorized.
CARRIED
School Bus Service – Rural Areas
Moved and seconded by Alternate Director Foisy and Director Fleming
That a letter be sent to the Superintendent of Schools for School District No. 22 (cc: to MLA
Foster) in support of maintaining rural school bus service; and further,
That a request be forwarded to School District No. 22 for Directors Cameron and Fairbairn to
appear as a delegation before the Board of Trustees in support of maintaining rural school bus
service.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Lord
That a letter be sent to the Ministry of Education (cc: School District No. 22 and MLA Foster) to
request enhanced funding for school districts with rural school bus routes.
CARRIED
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August 19, 2015 - Item B.1
July 22, 2015
Regional Employment Lands Action Plan Update
Moved and seconded by Directors Dirk and Cunningham
That the report dated July 8, 2015 regarding the Regional Employment Lands Action Plan update
be received for information.
CARRIED
Canada Day Grant Service Establishment
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Dirk
That the matter regarding the Canada Day Grant Service Establishment be referred to the Greater
Vernon Advisory Committee.
CARRIED
Gas Tax Funding Transfer
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Lord
That all remaining Regionally Significant Projects Gas Tax funding, estimated to be approximately
$88,000, from the Eco Depot project and Greater Vernon RDF Landfill Gas Control System project
be transferred to the Pottery Road Recycling and Disposal Facility Cap project.
CARRIED
Greater Vernon Water – Master Water Plan List of Assumptions
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Macnabb
That the Master Water Plan List of Assumptions be endorsed as amended; and further,
That the Master Water Plan List of Assumptions be provided to the Greater Vernon Water 2012
Master Water Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee as a guidance document.
CARRIED
Community Garden Water Rates
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Mund
That staff be directed to complete water audits on the Shantz Road and Okanagan College
community gardens to assist them in best management practices for water use, and review the
on-going financial impact of the new rate structure on the community gardens, and bring back
that information, including options to mitigate the impact, to the Greater Vernon Advisory
Committee.
CARRIED
Greater Vernon Water 2012 Master Water Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee – Terms
of Reference
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Lord
That the Terms of Reference for the Greater Vernon Water 2012 Master Water Plan Stakeholder
Advisory Committee be amended to strike out the following from the Composition section:
- No prior involvement in the MWP development process, and
CARRIED
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Community Sports Field and Athletics Facility – Proposed Name Change
Moved and seconded by Directors Fleming and Cunningham
That the Community Sports Field and Athletics Facility, in the interim, be named “Greater Vernon
Athletics Park”.
CARRIED
Connecting British Columbia Program – Support for Grant Applications
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and McCune
That the Regional District of North Okanagan supports the application to Northern Development
Initiative Trust from ABC Communications for a grant up to $2,510,685 for the project named “The
Future is now – ABC Communications deploys TD-LTE Rural Broadband Networks in British
Columbia” from the Connecting British Columbia account.
CARRIED
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and McCune
That the Regional District of North Okanagan supports the application to Northern Development
Initiative Trust from MYBC Datacom Ltd. for a grant of up to $105, 000 for the project name
“Okanagan / Shuswap” from the Connecting British Columbia account.
CARRIED
Delegation of Powers – Chair
Moved and seconded by Directors Dirk and Halvorson
That the following Directors be delegated the authority to act as the Head with regard to issuing
a Declaration of Local Emergency if an emergency exists or is deemed imminent within the
Electoral Areas of the Regional District of North Okanagan between July 23, 2015 to August 4,
2015 in the absence of the Chair:
- Vice Chair Acton
- Director Fleming
CARRIED
REPORTS
Standing and Select Committees
Moved and seconded by Directors Cunningham and Acton
That the minutes of the following meetings be received for information:
− Greater Vernon Advisory Committee – Special – June 10, 2015 (unadopted)
− Greater Vernon Advisory Committee – Regular – July 9, 2015 (unadopted)
− Electoral Area Advisory Committee – Regular – July 9, 2015 (unadopted)
CARRIED
External Committee Reports
Director Macnabb provided an update on the Southern Interior Local Government Association
(SILGA) – Priority Setting Session
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Chief Administrative Report
The Chief Administrative Officer provided an update on the following:
- Emergency Programs
IN CAMERA
Moved and seconded by Directors Mund and Fleming
That, pursuant to Section 92 of the Community Charter, the regular meeting of the Board of
Directors reconvene In Camera to deal with matters deemed closed to the public in accordance
with Section 90(1)(c)(e)(g) and (k) of the Community Charter.
CARRIED
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors adjourned to meet In Camera at 5:03 p.m.
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors reconvened at 5:59 p.m.
REPORT FROM IN CAMERA
Building Inspection Agreement – Township of Spallumcheen
That the matter of Building Inspection Agreement with the Township of Spallumcheen be removed
from In Camera and brought into open meeting.
Parkland Acquisition – BX Ranchlands
That the matter regarding the accepted offer to purchase the 166.96 acres of BX Ranchlands
legally described as Lot 1, Plan KAP 76012, DL 51, ODYD (4122 East Vernon Road), be removed
from In Camera and brought into open meeting.
ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:59 p.m.
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Rick Fairbairn
Deputy Corporate Officer
Paddy Juniper
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a REGULAR meeting of the COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE of the REGIONAL
DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN held in the Boardroom at the Regional District Office on
Wednesday, July 22, 2015.
Members: Director R. Fairbairn
Director K. Acton
Alternate Director J. Garlick
Director G. McCune
Director A. Mund
Director J. Cunningham
Director C. Lord
Alternate Director S. Anderson
Director J. Brown
Director B. Fleming
Director M. Macnabb
Alternate Director E. Foisy
Director H. Halvorson
Electoral Area “D”
Village of Lumby
District of Coldstream
City of Enderby
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
Township of Spallumcheen
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area “C”
Electoral Area “E”
Electoral Area “F”
Chair
Vice Chair
Staff:
D. Sewell
R. Smailes
L. Mellott
S. Banmen
P. Juniper
N. Kohnert
K. Pinkoski
L. Frank
C. Howkins
Chief Administrative Officer
General Manager, Planning and Building
General Manager, Electoral Area Administration
General Manager, Finance
Deputy Corporate Officer
Regional Engineering Services Manager
Manager, Parks
Regional Planning Projects Manager
Senior Clerk
Also
Present:
Director D. Dirk
Councillor G. Kiss
Media and Public
District of Coldstream
District of Coldstream
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 2:31 p.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Committee of the Whole – July 22, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Lord and Brown
That the Agenda of the July 22, 2015 regular meeting of the Committee of the Whole be approved
as presented.
CARRIED
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NEW BUSINESS
Parks Boundary Adjustment Process
Keith Baric, Planning Section Head – Okanagan and Kevin Wilson, Area Supervisor with BC
Parks, Ministry of Environment provided a presentation on the Parks Boundary Adjustment
Process.
Stickle Road / Highway 97 Updated
Rampaul Dulay, Project Director and Shawna Grant, Regional Traffic Engineer with Ministry of
Transportation and Infrastructure provided a presentation on Stickle Road / Highway 97.
ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:55 p.m.
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Rick Fairbairn
Deputy Corporate Officer
Paddy Juniper
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a PUBLIC HEARING (BYLAW 2636 and 2637) of the BOARD of DIRECTORS of
the REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN held in the Boardroom at the Regional
District Office on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
Members: Director R. Fairbairn
Director K. Acton
Director S. Fowler
Director D. Dirk
Director G. McCune
Director J. Brown
Director A. Mund
Director J. Cunningham
Director C. Lord
Director B. Quiring
Director B. Fleming
Director M. Macnabb
Director H. Cameron
Director H. Halvorson
Electoral Area “D”
Village of Lumby
City of Armstrong
District of Coldstream
City of Enderby
Township of Spallumcheen
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area “C”
Electoral Area “E”
Electoral Area “F”
Chair
Vice Chair
Staff:
D. Sewell
R. Smailes
L. Mellott
D. McTaggart
P. Juniper
G. Routley
T. Nelson
J. Friesen
C. Howkins
Chief Administrative Officer
General Manager, Planning and Building
General Manager, Electoral Area Administration
General Manager, Engineering
Deputy Corporate Officer
Deputy Planning Manager
Community Development Coordinator
Bylaw Enforcement Officer
Senior Clerk, Corporate Services
Also
Present:
Alternate Director J. Garlick
Councilor G. Kiss
Media and Public
District of Coldstream
District of Coldstream
CALL PUBLIC HEARING TO ORDER
The Chair called the Public Hearing to order at 4:01 p.m. and outlined the procedures to be
followed for the public hearing.
INTRODUCTION OF BYLAW
Moved and seconded by Directors Halvorson and Cameron
That the Board of Directors appoint Vice Chair Acton to serve as Chairman for the duration of the
June 17, 2015 Public Hearing meeting.
CARRIED
Director Acton assumed the Chair.
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INTRODUCTION OF BYLAW
Bylaw 2636 – Electoral Area “D” and “E” Official Community Plan Amendment
Bylaw 2637 – Rezoning
LEITRIM CONTRACTING LTD. c/o O’ROURKE [File No. 14-0088-D-OR]
Bylaw 2636 – Electoral Area “D” and “E” Official Community Plan Amendment
Purpose: A bylaw to change the land use designation of a +1.48 ha portion of the property legally
described as District Lot 628, ODYD, and located at 1021 Trinity Valley Road, Electoral Area “D”
from Large Holdings and Agricultural to Commercial.
Bylaw 2637 – Rezoning
Purpose: A bylaw to rezone a +1.48 ha portion of the property legally described as District Lot
628, ODYD, and located at 1021 Trinity Valley Road, Electoral Area “D” from the Large Holding
(L.H) Zone to the Recreation Commercial (C.5) Zone.
The General Manager, Planning and Building introduced Bylaws 2637 and 2637 and advised the
following:
–
Notice of the Public Hearing was advertised in the Vernon Morning Star in accordance with
the Local Government Act on the following dates:
1. June 10, 2015
2. June 12, 2015
–
–
–
As a courtesy additional notification(s) were published in the Lumby Valley Times on June
12, 2015.
Adjacent land owners were notified in accordance with Regional District of North Okanagan
Procedures Bylaw.
Prior to the Public Hearing eight (8) written submissions and/or petitions were received and
distributed as follows:
Letters of support:
– Peter Aussem, 306 Albers Road
– Wendy O’Rourke, 2215 Highway 6 (21 letters of support)
– Petition received dated June 12, 2015 containing 32 signatures
Letters of opposition:
– Les and Gwynn LePoidevin, 48 McQuinna Road
– Ursula Jensen, 1903 Trinity Valley Road
– Rich and Brenda Saunders, 450 Conn Road
– Mary Moser, 442 Bobbie Burns Road
Notification of persons wishing to make a public presentation
PUBLIC INPUT
The Chair asked if there were persons present who wished to speak to the bylaw.
Dave McRae, 8170 Silver Star Road spoke in opposition to the application.
Dave Toner, 53 McQuinna Road spoke in opposition to the application.
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Les and Gwynn LePoidevin, 48 McQuinna spoke in opposition to the application.
Ursula Jensen, 1903 Trinity Valley Road spoke in opposition to the application.
Mary Moser, 442 Bobbie Burns Road spoke in opposition to the application.
Walter Bopfinger, 1381 Trinity Valley Road spoke in support of the application.
Michael Blain, 2059 Genier Street spoke in support of the application.
Huguette Allen, 130 Shuswap River Drive spoke to advise of the following concerns regarding the
application:
– Question regarding public consultation
CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING
The Chair called a final time for public input. There being no one further to speak to Bylaws 2636
and 2637, the Public Hearing was closed at 4:58 p.m.
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Rick Fairbairn
Deputy Corporate Officer
Paddy Juniper
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No.: 10-0497-F-OR
TO:
Board of Directors
FROM:
Planning Department
DATE:
August 5, 2015
Electoral Area "F" OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 2477 and Rezoning
Bylaw No. 2478 (Vetter)
SUBJECT:
RECOMMENDATION:
That following consideration of comments received at the Public Hearing, Electoral Area “F” Official
Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2477, 2011 which proposes to amend the land use
designation of the property legally described as Lot 1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168,
Except Plans 21604, 23402 and H10220 and located at 64 Highway 97B, Electoral Area “F” from
Agricultural to Country Residential be considered for Third Reading; and further,
That following consideration of comments received at the Public Hearing, Rezoning Bylaw No. 2478,
2015 which proposes to rezone the property legally described as Lot 1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M,
KDYD, Plan 2168, Except Plans 21604, 23402 and H10220 and located at 64 Highway 97B, Electoral
Area “F” from the Non-Urban (N.U) zone to the Country Residential (C.R) zone be considered for
Third Reading; and further,
That Rezoning Bylaw No. 2478, 2015 be forwarded to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
for endorsement in accordance with the requirements of Section 52(3) of the Transportation Act.
BACKGROUND:
This report relates to an application to change the Official Community Plan (OCP) land use
designation of the property located at 64 Highway 97B from Agricultural to Country Residential and to
amend the zoning of the subject property from Non-Urban to Country Residential. If approved, the
applicant is proposing to subdivide the property into two 2.0 ha lots.
At the Regular Meeting of June 17, 2015 the Board of Directors gave Second Reading to Electoral
Area “F” OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 2477 and First and Second Readings to Rezoning Bylaw No.
2478 and referred the Bylaws to a Public Hearing.
The applicant has submitted a Development Notification Certificate which confirms that on July 16,
2015 a Development Notice was posted on the subject property in accordance with the Regional
District of North Okanagan Development Application Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No.
2315, 2008.
The Public Hearing for the application and associated Bylaws has been advertised in the local
newspapers and the owners of properties within 100 m of the subject property have been notified by
letter of the Public Hearing, all in accordance with Regional District bylaws and the provisions of the
Local Government Act.
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
INFORMATION REPORT
OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN / REZONING
APPLICATION
Date:
October 21, 2010
File No.:
10-0497-F-OR
Applicant:
Tony’s Tire Service Ltd. c/o Browne Johnson Land Surveyors
Legal Description:
Lot 1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168, Except Plans
21604, 23402 and H10220
P.I.D.#
011-149-922
Civic Address:
64 Highway 97B
Property Size:
4.16 ha (10.29 acres)
Servicing:
Water Licence and on-site well / septic sewage disposal
A.L.R.
Excluded from ALR by Resolution #1005/2009
Present Zoning:
Non-Urban Zone (N.U.)
Proposed Zoning:
Country Residential Zone (C.R.)
Present O.C.P.
Designation:
Agricultural
Proposed O.C.P.
Designation:
Country Residential
Proposed Use:
Two lot rural residential subdivision
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES RECOMMENDATIONS:
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors that the application to amend the Electoral
Area “F” Official Community Plan land use designation and the zoning of the property legally
described as Lot 1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168, Except Plans 21604, 23402
and H10220, located at 64 Highway 97B, Electoral Area “F” from Non-Urban to Country
Residential be supported and staff be directed to prepare the Official Community Plan
Amendment Bylaw for First Reading;
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And further, that the applicant be required to hold a Public Information Meeting in accordance
with the Public Information Meeting Guide, prior to consideration of bylaws for further readings;
And further, that a Public Hearing not be held until the applicant has provided a report prepared
by a professional engineer, or a groundwater geologist, or by a hydrogeologist verifying that
water of sufficient quantity and quality is available year round to service the proposed lot and
that the extraction of water from the proposed water supply will not deplete the water supply of
neighbouring wells.
BACKGROUND:
This is an application to change the Official Community Plan (OCP) land use designation and
the zoning of the property located at 64 Highway 97B from Non-Urban to Country Residential. If
approved, the applicant is proposing to subdivide the property into two lots, including a 2.05 ha
lot and a 2.02 ha lot.
Site Context and the Proposal
The 4.16 ha subject property fronts the west side of Highway 97B and is located approximately
0.6 km northwest of the Highway 97A and Highway 97B intersection. The property slopes
upward from Highway 97B, with an overall elevation gain of approximately 40 m and with
portions of the property exceeding 25% slope. A house and two accessory buildings are
located in the southeast area of the property. The property is served by a water licence for
Trigg Creek and an on-site sewage disposal system. Access to the property is gained from two
separate driveways that connect to Highway 97B, one of which is located midway along the
Highway 97B frontage and another which is located on an adjacent property to the south. An
access easement has been registered over the southerly driveway in favour of the subject
property.
The subject property is designated Agricultural in the Electoral Area “F” OCP and is zoned NonUrban (N.U.). The surrounding properties are also designated as Agricultural and are zoned
N.U. Approximately 500 m to the west of the subject property (Crossman Road area) are
properties that are zoned and designated Country Residential. To the east (Highway 97A and
Springbend Road area) are properties that are zoned and designated Country Residential,
Small Holding and Residential. Highway 97B is designated in the OCP as a Major Road. The
subject property was excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) in 2009 by Agricultural
Land Commission Resolution #1005/2009. The subject property was one of ten parcels in the
area between Crossman Road and Highway 97B which were excluded from the ALR.
As shown on the attached site plan, the applicant is proposing to subdivide the subject property
into a 2.05 ha lot and a 2.02 ha lot. The proposed 2.02 ha lot would contain the existing
buildings and septic sewage disposal area and would be serviced by the existing water licence.
The property would have 138.2 m of frontage along Highway 97B and would continue to have
access to the existing driveways. The proposed 2.05 ha lot is currently vacant of buildings and
would be serviced by a new well and septic sewage disposal area. The property would have
136.5 m of frontage along Highway 97B and would gain access from the existing driveway
located near the centre of the property. The latter driveway is proposed to be a shared
driveway between the proposed new lots. A future building site is identified near the southwest
corner of the proposed 2.05 ha lot.
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OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN:
The Electoral Area “F” OCP designates the subject property as Agricultural due in large part to
the fact that the subject and surrounding properties were located in the ALR at the time the OCP
was adopted. As noted above, the subject and surrounding parcels to the south, west and north
were excluded from the ALR in 2009. The OCP has not been updated to reflect this change.
The OCP also designates Highway 97B as a Major Road and the subject and surrounding
properties as being within a Development Permit Area for the Protection of Development from
Hazardous (Wildfire) Conditions.
The applicant is proposing to designate the subject property as Country Residential. The
following Agricultural, Rural Low Density, Rural Residential Land, Transportation and
Development Permit Policies are therefore to be considered when reviewing this application.
Agricultural Policies
1. All subdivision of agricultural land shall be in accordance with the provisions of the
Agricultural Land Commission Act and Regulations.
2. Parcel sizes are to be consistent with the agricultural capability and productivity bearing in
mind that land with lower capability and productivity requires larger acreage. However, this
condition should not be used to build a case for exclusion of existing small parcels which are
in agricultural use and have a capability for agriculture.
3. Lands within the ALR shall be protected from conflict with non-agricultural use by a
separation varying with the type and intensity of conflicting land use through adoption of
appropriate setbacks and buffering within the non-agricultural areas.
4. Growth areas shall be located on lands outside of the ALR, and these growth areas shall be
provided with buffer areas on the non-agricultural lands from lands within the ALR by a
buffer strip of appropriate width.
Rural Low Density Land Policies
1. Low density rural lands are those used for or having a potential for resource extraction and
that are not suitable for intensive development because of limitations of elevation, slope,
water, accessibility, disruption of existing resource or agricultural uses, or interference with
watershed conservation and are designated as Large Holding and Non-Urban.
2. The minimum parcel size for low density rural use shall be appropriate to the use, but in no
case shall the minimum parcel size be less than that of the Non-Urban zone (7.2 ha) except
in those cases where subdivision of a smaller lot is permitted by virtue of a road severance
under the provisions of the Regional District Zoning Bylaw.
Rural Residential Land Policies
1. Rural residential lands are intended to provide an alternative to urban living, with lots of 1
hectare or larger and emphasizing an attachment to the land and utilization for rural and
agricultural uses, but with lesser services and greater distances to community facilities and
shopping and are designated as Country Residential and Small Holdings.
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2. Rural Residential lands shall conform to the following requirements:
a) outside the ALR and, where the use abuts land in the ALR, be provided with adequate
buffering on the non-agricultural lands;
b) have access to a public road system meeting Ministry of Transportation standards in
which emergency egress must be considered particularly in wildfire interface areas;
c) not in an area that has high capability for other uses such as gravel deposits, mining,
wildlife habitat, rare and endangered wildlife habitat, rare vegetation communities,
springs and domestic water supply (community watersheds) unless the impacts can be
mitigated through clustering or other innovative development techniques;
d) not in an area with slopes greater than thirty percent (30%);
e) not subject to flooding or in an area with a high water table;
f) not subject to excessive expenditures for services such as roads, electric power, and
school bussing;
g) contains a suitable building site;
h) is serviced with a potable water supply meeting the requirements of Division XIV –
Services –Policies – Potable Water Supply; and
i) provides for the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage meeting the requirements
of Division XIV – Services – Policies – Sewage Collection, Treatment and Disposal.
3. Subdivision of rural residential lands shall be in a manner that will conform to the site
characteristics and retain a sense of identity and community rather than a continuous
expanse of rural housing.
4. Major rural residential land development shall not be considered for an OCP amendment
until a comprehensive plan in accordance with the rural residential policies is provided, and
until the roads and services adequate for the development are either in place or financial
guarantees regarding their installation are provided.
5. As large servicing expenditures may be required by the servicing agencies, the comments of
these agencies shall be solicited and considered.
6. Because of the importance of an adequate water supply in rural residential areas, and the
uncertainty about water supply in some potential areas, assurance about the water supply in
questionable areas shall be provided prior to the designation of land for rural residential use.
Transportation Policies
1. The existing and proposed major roads are endorsed as the long term major routes for
movement of traffic, and shall have a minimum width of 25 metres.
2. The function of Highways 97A and 97B as major trunk highways shall be maintained and a
right-of-way of sufficient width shall be allowed for this function. In this regard the
“Okanagan Valley Transportation Corridor” study ... will be used for future planning
reference purposes through the Community Plan area.
Potable Water Supply Policies
1. All new development that provides for the construction of only one single family dwelling per
lot should be serviced with potable water through a water supply system or domestic water
system meeting the standards contained in the Drinking Water Protection Act and the
Drinking Water Protection Regulation. A water supply system and domestic water system
may use groundwater or surface water as the source of potable water.
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2. The quantity of water required shall be as specified in the Regional District subdivision
servicing bylaw in force from time to time which will include both domestic and fire flow
standards where required.
3. Subject to the provisions of the subdivision servicing bylaw, all groundwater and surface
water supplies should be subject to certification by qualified professionals (Professional
Engineers and Professional Geoscientists with competency in hydrogeology or geotechnical
engineering) or by a qualified well driller and/or well pump installer as defined in the
Provincial Ground Water Protection Regulation (GWPR).
4. Where a rural zone provides for the construction of more than one single family dwelling per
lot, or provides for the construction of two family dwellings, then new development may be
permitted without the provision of a water supply system provided that a covenant is
registered on the title of the subject property to:
a) require that each additional dwelling unit be provided with it’s own complete and
separate groundwater well meeting the requirements of the Regional District subdivision
servicing bylaw in force from time to time, and the Drinking Water Protection Act and the
Drinking Water Protection Regulation; or
b) restrict development on any lot to only one single family dwelling unless and until a water
supply system is constructed meeting the standards contained in the Drinking Water
Protection Act and the Drinking Water Protection Regulation.
5. A study of the subsurface groundwater resource, in the Grandview Bench area and in the
Gunter-Ellison/Glenmary Roads area, shall be undertaken to verify the land use designations
shown on Schedule "B" and as a prerequisite to rezoning. Alternately, steps could be taken to
investigate the feasibility of constructing a water supply system in the Gunter-Ellison/Glenmary
Road areas in which the Spallumcheen Indian Band and the City of Enderby may be willing to
participate in a joint venture of mutual benefit.
Development Permit Area for the Protection of Development from Hazardous Conditions
The subject property is designated as a Development Permit Area for the protection of
development from hazardous conditions due to it being in area that has been identified as a
wildfire hazard area. Issuance of a Development Permit in this regard would be required prior to
subdivision approval.
ZONING BYLAW:
The subject property is zoned Non-Urban (N.U.). The minimum lot size standard of the N.U.
zone is 7.2 ha. Uses permitted in the N.U. zone include accessory farm sales, bed and
breakfast uses, boarding house uses, community care facilities, fruit and produce pickers’
cabins and work force housing units on lots 4 ha or larger, home occupation uses, limited
agricultural use, packing houses, public parks and playgrounds, rapid infiltration and spray
irrigation, resource use, veterinary clinics, wineries and cideries, single and two family dwellings,
ancillary dwellings and manufactured homes. The number of buildings allowed per lot in the
N.U. zone may not exceed:
1. one single family dwelling or one two family dwelling or one manufactured home for lots less
than 14.4 ha in size; and
2. one ancillary single family dwelling subject to the dwelling not exceeding a gross floor area
of 75 m2 (807.3 ft2) exclusive of attached open carports and open porches, shall not include
a basement, shall not include habitable space in an attic, and shall not be permitted on lots
smaller than 2 ha (4.942 acres).
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The applicant is proposing to rezone the property to the Country Residential (C.R.) zone. The
minimum lot size and lot frontage standard for lots in the C.R. zone is 2.0 ha and one-tenth the
perimeter of a lot. Uses and the number of buildings per lot permitted in the C.R. zone are
similar to the N.U. zone, except that resource use is more limited and one additional single
family dwelling may be constructed on lots larger than 4 ha in size.
Building Site and Driveway Regulations
The Zoning Bylaw requires that all lots created within the Country Residential (C.R.) zone
contain a contiguous area of land 2,000 m2 or larger in size to serve as a suitable building site.
Such building site must be less than thirty percent (30%) natural slope and must be accessible
from a public highway. Commencing at the edge of the finished road surface, private access
driveways must be as close to right angles as practicable to the finished road surface for a
minimum distance of 6 m; have a minimum width of 5.5 m for the distance of 6 m and 4 m
minimum width thereafter; have a maximum slope of two percent (2%) from the ditch line for a
minimum distance of 10 m and a maximum slope of fifteen percent (15%) thereafter.
PLANNING ANALYSIS:
Development Services recommends that this application be given favourable consideration as
the subject and surrounding properties to the north, south and west have been excluded from
the ALR and the proposal represents a rural residential land use that is consistent with the OCP
Rural Residential Policies and with the requirements of the Country Residential (C.R..) zone.
The applicant has not submitted information on the proposed water supply, except to state that
an existing water licence will be utilized for one lot and a new well for the other. To ensure that
an adequate water supply exists and in keeping with the policies of the OCP, it is recommended
that prior to Public Hearing for the Bylaws associated with this application, the applicant be
required to verify that water of sufficient quantity and quality is available year round to service
the proposed lots and that the extraction of water from the proposed water supply will not
deplete the water supply of neighbouring wells.
It is noted that as a condition of Building Permit approval, proposals to construct two family
dwellings on the property will be required to adhere to the Drinking Water Protection Act and
Regulations. As this is the case, Development Services suggests that it is not necessary to
register a covenant on the title of the proposed new lots as outlined in the Potable Water Supply
Policies of the OCP. However, registration of such a covenant could be required as a condition
of final adoption of the Bylaw associated with these applications if the Board wishes to ensure
that property owners and prospective purchasers are aware of these requirements.
It is also noted that as a condition of subdivision approval, the application will be required to
demonstrate that building sites and driveways can be provided to each proposed new lot in
accordance with the building sites and driveways requirement of the Zoning Bylaw. The
applicant has not submitted the type of information that would be required to determine if these
provisions of the Zoning Bylaw can be met and in this regard, Development Services support for
the rezoning of the property should not be interpreted as support for the development proposal
as submitted.
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SUMMARY:
This is an application to change the Official Community Plan (OCP) land use designation and
the zoning of the property located at 64 Highway 97B from Non-Urban to Country Residential. If
approved, the applicant is proposing to subdivide the property into two lots, including a 2.05 ha
lot and a 2.02 ha lot. The proposal represents a rural residential land use that is not consistent
with the current OCP land use designation of the property but is consistent with the OCP Rural
Residential Policies. Development Services therefore recommends that the application be
supported and necessary OCP and Zoning Amendment Bylaws be drafted for further
consideration. To ensure the proposed development has the potential to be serviced with
water, it is recommended that proof of water be provided prior to consideration of the proposal
at a Public Hearing.
REFERRALS:
The application has been referred to the following for their review and comment:
1. Electoral Area “F” Director
2. Electoral Area “F” Advisory Planning Commission
3. Electoral Area Advisory Committee
4. Building Inspection Department
5. Okanagan First Nation
6. Splatsin Nation
7. Sustainability Coordinator
The sustainability issues raised by the Official Community Plan (OCP) and zoning
amendment referred to in File 10-0497-F-OR are characteristic of rural development in
general and raise questions about the long-term sustainability of small rural holdings. As
this application includes an amendment to the OCP, it is also proposing a development
that is potentially inconsistent with the goals and objectives of the community as
expressed by the OCP.
Developments of this nature raise a number of issues with regard to the cumulative
impacts of increasing the number of residences in rural areas. Issues that need to be
considered include;
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Transport and associated greenhouse gas emissions. Development in rural areas
leads to an increase in vehicle use and longer vehicle trips both during development
and once established, especially when residents commute for work, school and
recreation activities. The small size of land parcels zoned Country Residential does
not often result in on-site economically viable businesses and therefore residents are
likely to need to commute for employment. With the growing concern regarding
greenhouse gas emissions and climate change consideration of vehicle impacts,
transport alternatives and proximity to services need to be incorporated into rural
developments.
Preservation of agricultural productivity. Protection of land that can support
agriculture is vital for local food security and for maintaining the character and
economic integrity of the local area. Even if land is not currently being used for
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agricultural purposes, maintaining its ability to do so, through appropriate lot sizing,
preserves the potential for it to be utilized for agriculture purposes in the future.
Smaller lot sizes associated with Country Residential zoning will limit the types of
agriculture that could occur if demands and returns for locally produced food
increase. With a growing awareness of eating local and the costs and impacts
associated with transporting food from grower to market, the need for local food
production is likely to increase.
Cumulative impacts of ground water extraction and long term supply. In considering
the sustainability of a rural residential development more than just the needs of the
initial home builders need to be considered.
Increasing numbers of wells and
groundwater extractions may impact existing users, hydraulically connected surface
water bodies and associated ecosystems.
Maintenance of adequate long-term
supply for all communities (human and ecological) needs to be addressed when
considering rural developments.
Cumulative impacts of multiple septic fields. With the increasing number of septic
fields in any one area, there is an increased risk of contamination of ground and
surface water bodies.
Habitat protection. Rural development may lead to substantial removal of native
vegetation. Sustainable development should protect or improve local habitats and
biodiversity.
There are positive implications of rural development on Country Residential lot sizes
including;
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Potential for more people to propagate their own food, increasing production and
consumption of local produce and decreasing the environmental footprint associated
with transporting food from the grower to the consumer.
Healthy lifestyles, healthy communities. Land owners in rural developments may be
more likely to be engaged in manual labour, which may improve or maintain good
health.
If developments occur on land already cleared of natural vegetation, rural
development may result in improved wildlife habitat and biodiversity through amenity
plantings and restoration of native vegetation.
OCP Amendments:
Applications for amendments to the OCP, such as this one, test the strength and scope
of the OCP and how much weight is placed on the guiding document in land use
planning decisions. OCP amendments can result in developments that are out of
character with what was deemed acceptable and preferable by the local community at
the time that the OCP was written. Therefore, it may be more practical to consider
applications for OCP amendments together, once or twice a year, so that the cumulative
effect they will have on the area and its character can be properly analyzed.
8. Interior Health Authority
IHA has no objection to the proposed OCP Amendment / Rezoning Application.
However IHA will require further information prior to Final Approval being recommended
for the associated subdivision.
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OCP/REZONING APPLICATION
SUBJECT PROPERTY MAP
File:
Applicant:
Location:
10-0497-F-OR
Tony’s Tire c/o Browne Johnson Land Surveyors
64 Highway 97B
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
BYLAW NO. 2477
A bylaw to amend Electoral Area "F” Official Community Plan Designation Bylaw
No. 1934, 2004 and amendments thereto
WHEREAS pursuant to Section 876 [Authority to adopt a bylaw] of the Local Government Act,
R.S.B.C., 1996, Chapter 323, as amended, and Regulations passed pursuant thereto, the Board
of the Regional District of North Okanagan may, by Bylaw, adopt one or more official community
plans;
AND WHEREAS the Board has enacted the Electoral Area 'F' Official Community Plan
Designation Bylaw No. 1934, 2004 and amendments thereto to provide a statement of
objectives and policies to guide decisions on planning and land use management, within the
area covered by the plan;
AND WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 895 [Development approval procedures] of the Local
Government Act, the Board must, by bylaw, define procedures under which an owner of land
may apply for an amendment to an Official Community Plan and must consider every
application for an amendment to the plan;
AND WHEREAS the Board has enacted the ”Regional District of North Okanagan Development
Application Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No. 2315, 2008 and amendments
thereto“ to establish procedures to amend an Official Community Plan, a Zoning Bylaw, or a
Rural Land Use Bylaw, or to issue a Permit:
AND WHEREAS the Board is desirable and expedient to amend “Electoral Area 'F' Official
Community Plan Designation Bylaw No. 1934, 2004”.
NOW THEREFORE, the Board of the Regional District of North Okanagan, in open meeting
assembled, hereby ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
CITATION
1. This Bylaw may be cited as “Electoral Area “F” Official Community Plan Amendment
Bylaw No. 2477, 2011”.
AMENDMENTS
1. The Official Community Plan marked Schedule “B”, attached to and forming part of the
“Electoral Area “F” Official Community Plan Designation Bylaw No. 1934, 2004 and
amendments thereto” is amended by changing the designation of the property legally
described as Lot 1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168, Except Plans 21604,
23402 and H10220, located at 64 Highway 97B, from Agricultural to Country Residential.
Read a First Time
this
2nd
day of
February, 2011
Bylaw considered in conjunction with the
Regional District Financial Plan and Waste
Management Plan
this
2nd
day of
February, 2011
Read a Second Time
this
17th
day of
June,2015
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Bylaw No. 2477
Advertised on
this
this
12th
14th
day of
day of
August, 2015
August, 2015
Public Hearing held pursuant to the provisions of
Section 890 of the Local Government Act
this
19th
day of
August, 2015
Read a Third Time
this
day of
, 2015
ADOPTED
this
day of
, 2015
Chair
Deputy Corporate Officer
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
BYLAW No. 2478
A bylaw to rezone lands and amend the Zoning Map attached to the Regional District of North
Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003 to change a zone designation
WHEREAS pursuant to Section 903 [Zoning bylaws] of the Local Government Act, R.S.B.C.,
1996, Chapter 323, as amended, and Regulations passed pursuant thereto, the Board of the
Regional District of North Okanagan may, by Bylaw, divide the whole or part of the Regional
District into zones, name each zone, establish boundaries for the zones and regulate uses
within those zones;
AND WHEREAS the Board has created zones, named each zone, established boundaries for
these zones and regulated uses within those zones by Bylaw No. 1888, being the “Regional
District of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003” and amendments thereto;
AND WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 895 [Development approval procedures] of the Local
Government Act, the Board must, by bylaw, define procedures under which an owner of land
may apply for an amendment to a Zoning Bylaw and must consider every application for an
amendment to the bylaw;
AND WHEREAS the Board has enacted the “Regional District of North Okanagan Development
Application Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No. 2315, 2008 and amendments
thereto” to establish procedures to amend an Official Community Plan, a Zoning Bylaw, or a
Rural Land Use Bylaw, or to issue a Permit:
AND WHEREAS the Board has received an application to rezone property;
NOW THEREFORE, the Board of Directors of the Regional District of North Okanagan, in open
meeting assembled, enacts as follows:
CITATION
1. This Bylaw may be cited as the “Rezoning Bylaw No. 2478, 2015”.
AMENDMENTS
1. That the property legally described as: Lot 1, Sec 14, Twp 19, R9, W6M, KDYD, Plan 2168,
Except Plans 21604, 23402, and H10220 and located at 64 Highway 97B, Electoral Area
“F”, be rezoned from the Non-Urban Zone [N.U.] to the Country Residential Zone [C.R].
2. That the Zoning Map, being Schedule “A” to Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003 be amended
accordingly.
Read a First and Second Time
this
17th
day of
June, 2015
Advertised on
this
this
12th
14th
day of
day of
August, 2015
August, 2015
Public Hearing held pursuant to the provisions of
Section 890 of the Local Government Act
this
19th
day of
August, 2015
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Bylaw No. 2478
Read a Third Time
this
day of
, 2015
Approved by Minister of Transportation and
Infrastructure
(Transportation Act s. 52(3))
this
day of
, 2015
ADOPTED
this
day of
, 2015
Chair
Deputy Corporate Officer
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
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NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No.: 15-0022-F-LD
TO:
Board of Directors
FROM:
Planning Department
DATE:
July 6, 2015
SUBJECT:
Legal Document Request - Modification of Covenant KP036954
RECOMMENDATION:
That following consideration of comments received at the Public Hearing, the request to modify
Covenant KP036954 registered on the title of the property legally described as the S½ of the SW¼ of
Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except Plans 23082, 23688, and KAP49667 and located at 247
Black Road, Electoral Area “F” by authorizing the construction of ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites on
the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned portion of the property be supported.
BACKGROUND:
This report pertains to a request by the owner of the +25 ha property legally described as the S½ of
the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except Plans 23082, 23688, and KAP49667 and
located at 247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F” to modify Covenant KP036954 by authorizing the
construction of ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites within the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned portion of the
property. The Regional District is designated as the Transferee on Covenant KP036954, which was
required to be registered on the title of the subject property by the Board of Directors as a condition
associated with an application which proposed to rezone a portion of the property from the Non-Urban
(N.U) Zone to the Recreation Commercial (C.5) Zone.
The Planning Department report dated May 1, 2015 provides details associated with the subject
property, the above noted rezoning application and the applicant’s current proposal.
At the Regular Meeting of June 17, 2015 the Board of Directors considered the applicant’s request
along with the above noted staff report and passed the following resolution:
That the request to modify Covenant KP036954 registered on the title of the property
legally described as the S½ of the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except
Plans 23082, 23688, and KAP49667 and located at 247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F”
by authorizing the construction of ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites on the Non-Urban
(N.U) zoned portion of the property be referred to a Public Hearing.
The applicant has submitted a Development Notification Certificate which confirms that on July 3,
2015 a Development Notice was posted on the subject property in accordance with the Regional
District of North Okanagan Development Application Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No.
2315, 2008.
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
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NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No.: 15-0022-F-LD
TO:
Electoral Area Advisory Committee
FROM:
Planning Department
DATE:
SUBJECT:
May 1, 2015
Legal Document Request - Modification of Covenant KP036954
RECOMMENDATION:
That the request to modify Covenant KP036954 registered on the title of the property legally
described as the S½ of the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except Plans 23082, 23688,
and KAP49667 and located at 247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F” by authorizing the construction of
ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites on the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned portion of the property be referred to
a Public Hearing.
BACKGROUND:
This report pertains to a request by the owner of the +25 ha property legally described as the S½ of
the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except Plans 23082, 23688, and KAP49667 and
located at 247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F” to modify Covenant KP036954 by authorizing the
construction of ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites within the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned portion of the
property. The Regional District is designated as the Transferee on Covenant KP036954, which was
required to be registered on the title of the subject property by the Board of Directors. Modifications to
the covenant must therefore be authorized by the Board of Directors.
Previous Development Applications
A portion of the subject property and the adjacent property to the north was rezoned to Recreation
Commercial (C.5) in June 2000. The owner had applied to rezone the properties in order to construct
a nine-hole golf course. During the consideration of the proposed zoning amendment, water supply,
access, increased traffic, and potential land use conflicts were identified as areas of concern by both
staff and through the Public Hearing process. The potential for large volumes of groundwater to be
drawn for irrigation of the proposed golf course was the primary concern with respect to water supply.
Access concerns pertained primarily to the approximate 2.5 km section of Black Road between the
properties and the intersection with Highway 97B to the west, which is narrow and has a number of
steep sections and switchbacks with limited sight lines. The properties are also accessible from Hwy
97A and 97B to the east. The majority of Black Road east of the properties has a gravel surface.
As a means to address the above noted concerns, at the Regular Meeting of August 11, 1999, the
Board of Directors resolved that, as a condition precedent to consideration of adoption of the rezoning
bylaw, that a covenant be registered on the titles of the properties to restrict the scope of commercial
development to the operation and maintenance of a golf course including a club house and limited
retail sales. Covenant KP036954 was subsequently registered against the whole of the properties,
including both the Recreation Commercial (C.5) zoned area and the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned area.
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In addition, the Board further resolved that, prior to adopting the rezoning bylaw, a Hydrologist be
retained to confirm that there are adequate water sources for the proposed golf course and that the
use of these sources will not have a detrimental impact on downstream water users. In this regard,
Summit Environmental Consultants Ltd. prepared a report, dated November 1999, which explains that
the proposed method of irrigation was to collect snowmelt and runoff in a number of existing dugouts
and modified ponds on the subject property and to water only the greens and tees during July and
August. The report concluded that the proposed system of irrigation would not alter existing drainage
patterns through the property, would have a negligible effect on groundwater recharge and
streamflow, and should supply enough water to irrigate the golf course as planned although supplies
may be limited in dry years. The report also noted that, of the six on-site ponds to be used for water
storage, utilization of water from the two northernmost ponds would likely require a water licence as
they are part of the stream system. The report concluded that water storage in five out of six on-site
ponds should have no effect on downstream water quality. The use of barn effluent stored in one of
the ponds could potentially affect downstream water quality and may pose a health risk to golfers if
applied to the golf course. The Summit report notes that approvals from the Ministry of Environment
and Ministry of Health would be required to utilize the barn effluent for golf course irrigation.
Subsequent to the zoning amendment, a Commercial Development Permit (DP) with Variances,
applicable to both properties, was also approved and issued. The DP provided for development of a
nine-hole golf course, clubhouse with outdoor service only, an owner/operator dwelling, and a
freestanding sign, while the variance permitted a reduction in the number of parking spaces from 150
to 60 and waived the requirement for paving and curbing of the parking and loading areas.
The files associated with the above noted applications do not contain any record of comments from
the Ministry of Transportation.
In 2007, the applicant requested a modification to Covenant KP036954 to permit construction of 10
serviced and 10 unserviced RV camp sites at the golf course within the C.5 zoned area. The staff
report to the Board of Directors outlined the access and water supply concerns and noted that
development of a campground at the golf course would generate more traffic on Black Road which is
not well-suited for use by larger recreational vehicles. The Ministry of Transportation had verbally
commented in 2007 that a new intersection alignment was to be constructed at Highway 97B however
the balance of Black Road would remain unchanged. The file associated with this request does not
contain any further comments from the Ministry. In consideration of the above noted concerns, the
2007 staff report recommended that the covenant not be modified, however it was suggested that if
the Board supported the proposed covenant modification, a Public Hearing should be held to solicit
public comment. Following their consideration of the proposal, the Board of Directors denied the
applicant’s request to modify the covenant.
Site Context
The westerly portion of the subject property is outside of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), is
designated Commercial in the OCP, and is zoned Recreation Commercial (C.5). This area is
currently developed as the Sonseeker Ridge Golf Course and includes an owner/operator dwelling
within a manufactured home, and a clubhouse. Commercial development within the C.5 zoned area
is limited to a golf course (and associated uses) by Covenant KP036954.
Much of the central/easterly portion of the subject property is within the ALR, and is designated
Agricultural in the OCP. The central/easterly portion of the subject property (both ALR and non-ALR)
is zoned Non-Urban (N.U). This area is currently developed with a single family dwelling, a
manufactured home, farm buildings and pasture land.
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The applicant’s submission states that the farm has been operated by the Black family for 88 years
and currently they raise 26 beef cattle and 4 sheep with plans to add ducks, turkeys, chickens and
pigs which they would raise organically. Aside from the golf course, farm and homesite area, the
balance of the subject property is treed and undeveloped.
A surface water source (Thornton Spring) located on Crown Land approximately 1.5 km north of the
applicant’s homestead area, is licensed to provide 4,546 litres (1000 Imperial gallons) of water per
day. From the surface water source, water is collected in a 400 gallon tank from which it is piped to
the barn where it is filtered and distributed to the three existing dwellings. Overflow water from the
storage tank is stored in modified ponds and dugouts from which it is used for irrigation of the golf
course greens, tees, and if excess water is available, other areas of the golf course. No water is
applied to the rough or to areas within 100 yards in front of the tees.
A drilled well was constructed in 2006 to provide water to the clubhouse. The well report indicates the
production rate of the well is 0.83 Imperial gallons per minute.
The property owner has informed the Planning Department that both the surface and groundwater
sources are currently under a boil water requirement issued by Interior Health. The owner has
advised that upgraded treatment systems will be installed on both sources to meet the drinking water
standards of Interior Health.
The current use, ALR status, Official Community Plan designation, and zoning of surrounding
properties are as follows:
• North: rural parcel, partially within the ALR, designated in the OCP as Agricultural, Commercial
and Non-Urban and zoned N.U and C.5;
• South: rural parcels fronting the north and south sides of Black Road, partially within the ALR,
designated in the OCP as Non-Urban and Agricultural, and zoned Non-Urban (N.U);
• East: rural parcels partially within the ALR, designated in the OCP as Non-Urban and
Agricultural, and zoned Non-Urban;
• West: rural parcels within the City of Salmon Arm;
• Southwest: rural parcels within the Columbia Shuswap Regional District – Electoral Area “D”
To the west of the subject property, Black Road crosses between Electoral Area “D” of the Columbia
Shuswap Regional District and the City of Salmon Arm. Approximately 2.5 km to the west, Black
Road intersects with Highway 97B within the southeast corner of the City of Salmon Arm.
The Proposal
The owner of the subject property proposes to develop up to ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites within
the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned, ALR portion of the property. It is proposed that water for the campsites
would be provided from the surface water source in accordance with the requirements of Interior
Heath and in accordance with the license terms under the Water Act. Initially, campsite users would
have access to potable water from a tap at the barn and water hook-ups would be provided to two or
three individual camp sites. The balance of the campsites would not have water hook-ups. The
applicant is proposing that the three existing dwellings would continue to be serviced by the existing
water licence, the clubhouse by the existing well and the golf course by the existing ponds.
With regard to sewage disposal, an on-site ‘sani-dump’ facility is proposed to be provided to service
the campground in accordance with the Public Health Act or Environmental Management Act as
applicable.
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Whereas Agri-Tourism Campsites are a permitted use within Electoral Area “F” on lands classified as
‘farm’ by the BC Assessment Authority, such use would not be permitted on the subject property due
to the restriction imposed by Covenant KP036954. To facilitate an agri-tourism development
consisting of 10 campsites, the property owner has submitted a request to modify the Covenant.
The following ortho (aerial) photo of the subject property was taken in 2007.
PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS:
In 2011, the RDNO’s legal counsel provided advice as to how the RDNO should proceed with
requests to modify covenants which were considered, by both the public and elected officials, as a
fundamental part of a previous OCP and/or rezoning process. Legal counsel advised that when the
registration of a covenant was integral to the adoption of an Official Community Plan and/or zoning
amendment bylaw, the views and interests of surrounding property owners and of the general public
are relevant and best canvassed through an open public process.
In this regard, it is noted that a Public Hearing for the Zoning Amendment Bylaw was held on August
11, 1999 and that after the close of the Hearing, the Board of Directors gave Third Reading to the
Bylaw and resolved that Final Adoption of the Bylaw be withheld until a restrictive covenant was
registered on the titles of the subject property “to restrict future subdivision, accommodation facilities,
campgrounds, RV parks, rental cabins, hotels, motels, entertainment facilities (except a golf club
house), recreation facilities (except for a golf course, putting course, and driving range), retail sales,
(except as accessory to a golf course use), and a service and repair use.” The covenant was
registered in April 2000 and the Rezoning Bylaw was adopted in June 2000.
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In the interests of consistency with past practice and as previously advised by legal counsel, staff are
recommending that if the Board supports the proposed covenant modification, a Public Hearing
should be held to solicit public comment.
LEGAL/STATUTORY AUTHORITY:
The Board has discretion whether they desire to modify the Land Title Act Section 219 Restrictive
Covenant or not as the Regional District is designated as the Transferee on Covenant KP036954 and
registration of the covenant was fundamental to the Board’s approval of the Zoning Text Amendment
bylaw which facilitated development of the golf course.
ZONING BYLAW:
The subject property is zoned Non-Urban (N.U) and Recreation Commercial (C.5) in Regional District
of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003.
Uses permitted in the N.U zone include single and two family dwellings, manufactured homes,
ancillary single family dwellings, accessory buildings and structures, accessory farm sales, bed and
breakfast uses, boarding house uses, community care facilities, fruit and produce pickers’ cabins and
work force housing units, home occupations, intensive and limited agricultural uses, packing houses,
public parks and playgrounds, rapid infiltration and spray irrigation of treated effluent, resource uses,
veterinary clinics, wineries and cideries.
Uses permitted in the C.5 zone include accommodation including campgrounds, cabins, hotels,
motels, entertainment and recreation facilities, food service, water storage and bulk distribution
facilities on same lot as water source, retail sales, service and repair, rapid infiltration and spray
irrigation of treated sewage effluent, seasonal use, temporary accommodation use, shooting range
including clubhouse facilities, one dwelling unit (including a Manufactured Home) for the owner,
operator, or employee of the principal and permitted use and accessory buildings and structures.
Section 301.3 of the Zoning Bylaw permits Agri-Tourism Campsites within the ‘Westside’ boundary of
Electoral Area “B”, and Electoral Areas “D”, “E”, and “F”. With respect to the +25 ha subject property,
Agri-Tourism Campsites would be subject to the following regulations:
a. Agri-Tourism Campsites must be accessory to the principal use.
b. All or part of the parcel on which the campsites are located is classified as ‘farm’ by the BC
Assessment Authority.
c. No more than 10 Agri-Tourism Campsites are permitted (on properties larger than 8 ha).
d. The total developed area for buildings, landscaping and access for the campsites is less than 5%
of the parcel.
e. No one person shall stay within the campsite for more than 30 days in 1 calendar year.
In accordance with Zoning Bylaw Section 1301 - Campground Regulations, the construction or
establishment of any Agri-Tourism Campsites must comply with the following Sub-Sections
(abbreviated):
1301.12 - Camping Spaces
Each space must:
a) have a minimum area of 84 m2;
b) accommodate only one trailer or tent;
c) be no closer than 3 m to a campground roadway;
d) be no closer than 7.5 m to the boundary of the campground; and
e) have one conveniently located parking space adjacent to the campground roadway.
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1301.21 – Water Supply
The owner of a campground must provide a water supply system to furnish a constant supply
of safe water in compliance with the Drinking Water Protection Act.
1301.22 – Sewerage Disposal
The owner of a campground must provide sewerage disposal facilities in accordance with
applicable legislation and regulations.
1301.26 – Garbage Disposal
The owner of a campground must dispose of, or arrange for disposal of garbage or refuse.
In the event the Board of Directors authorizes the property owner’s request to modify Covenant
KP036954, a Campground Permit issued pursuant to above noted Campground Regulations would be
required prior to construction of the Agri-Tourism Campsites.
PLANNING ANALYSIS:
Covenant KP036954 was registered on the title of the subject property and the adjacent property to
the north (both located at 247 Black Road) in order to restrict the range of commercial uses that could
potentially take place on the properties under the provisions of the C.5 zone. In this regard, Covenant
KP036954 was registered against the whole of the properties, including both the C.5 and N.U zoned
areas. Registration of the Covenant was intended to address water supply and traffic concerns which
were raised through the processing of an application which proposed to rezone the N.U zoned portion
of the properties to C.5.
The owner of the +25 ha subject property (legally described as the S½ of the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp.
20, R9, W6M, KDYD, Except Plans 23082, 23688, and KAP49667) is requesting that Covenant
KP036954 be modified to allow for the construction of ten (10) Agri-Tourism Campsites within the
Non-Urban (N.U) zoned portion of the property. The proposed modification would not relax the
restrictions of the Covenant except to allow a maximum of 10 campsites within the N.U zoned portion
of the subject property.
Staff recommend that the applicant’s request to modify the restrictions imposed by Covenant
KP036954 be authorized subject to the modification being considered through a Public Hearing
process. This approach would be consistent with legal advice and past practice when the registration
of a covenant was a fundamental consideration of the Board of Directors during an associated zoning
amendment process. The rationale for this recommendation is based on the following:
•
Traffic concerns previously raised are acknowledged, however it is noted that the Zoning Bylaw
currently permits Agri-Tourism Campsites within Electoral Areas “D”, “E”, and “F” as well as the
‘Westside’ area of Electoral Area “B” whereas such a use was not permitted back in 1999 when
the property was proposed to be rezoned to C.5 and in 2007 when Covenant KP036954 was
proposed to be modified to allow 20 R.V campsites. The Zoning Bylaw has been amended to
allow such a use as it has been deemed, in part, that the traffic volume generated by up to 10
Agri-Tourism Campsites would be relatively low and that the roads within the designated Electoral
Areas would be suitable to service such uses.
It is also noted that Black Road is currently utilized by domestic and commercial vehicles of all
sizes, that the intersection of Black Road and Hwy 97B has been upgraded since 2007 and that
the Ministry of Transportation has advised that they support the current proposal. The files
associated with the 1999 rezoning application and the 2007 covenant modification request do not
indicate whether or not the Ministry supported those applications.
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•
Water supply concerns previously raised are also acknowledged, however it is noted again that
the Zoning Bylaw currently permits Agri-Tourism Campsites whereas such a use was not
permitted back in 1999 or 2007. The Zoning Bylaw has been amended to allow such a use as it
has been deemed, in part, that existing water sources on rural parcels would not likely be
impacted by the water usage generated by up to 10 Agri-Tourism Campsites and that water
sources used to service campsites would have to be approved by Interior Health.
Unlike most other rural parcels, the subject property is also permitted to have a golf course. As
such, it is necessary to determine if the cumulative affect of using water for the existing golf
course, clubhouse, dwellings and Agri-Tourism Campsites would have a negative impact on the
use of neighbouring water sources. In this regard, it is noted that the dwellings on the subject
property are currently serviced by a licensed surface water supply and that the golf course and
clubhouse are respectively serviced by a system of on-site ponds and a well. The applicant is
proposing to continue to service the existing dwellings, clubhouse and golf course with their
current sources. The applicant is also proposing to service two to three campsites with individual
water hook-ups along with one shared water tap, all of which would be serviced with treated
(potable) water from the existing licensed surface water supply. Overall, no new water sources
are proposed to be used to service the uses on the property. In this regard, it is the opinion of
staff that the use of the proposed water supply system would be unlikely to impact the use of
neighbouring water sources. However, should the Board desire more information about the
potential impact of the proposed water servicing system on neighbouring water sources, a
resolution could be passed to require that a water supply assessment be prepared.
In the event that the Board authorizes amendment of the covenant as requested, prior to development
of any campsites under the Agri-Tourism Accommodation provisions, the landowner must
demonstrate compliance with the applicable Sub-Sections of Zoning Bylaw Section 1301 –
Campground Regulations.
SUMMARY:
The owner of the property legally described as the S½ of the SW¼ of Sec. 3, Twp. 20, R9, W6M,
KDYD, Except Plans 23082, 23688, and KAP49667 and located at 247 Black Road, Electoral Area “F”
has submitted a legal document request to modify Covenant KP036954 which is registered on the title
of the property. As a requirement of the Board of Directors, the Covenant was registered in
conjunction with the 1999 Zoning Bylaw amendment process which rezoned a portion of the subject
property to Recreation Commercial (C.5). The Covenant restricts the scope of commercial
development that would otherwise be permitted under the C.5 zoning to only a golf course and
associated uses. The Covenant also has had the effect of not permitting Agri-Tourism Campsites on
the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned, ALR portion of the subject property.
In this regard, subject to the proposed covenant modification being considered through a Public
Hearing process, the Planning Department recommends that the Board of Directors support the
applicant’s request to modify Covenant KP036954 such that a maximum of 10 Agri-Tourism
Campsites would be permitted on the Non-Urban (N.U) zoned, ALR portion of the subject property.
REFERRAL COMMENTS:
The applicant’s request to modify the terms of Covenant KP036954 was referred to the following for
review and comment:
1. Electoral Area “F” Director
2. Electoral Area “F” Advisory Planning Commission
3. Electoral Area Advisory Committee
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4. Building Inspection Department
5. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
The Ministry supports the addition of 10 RV lots within the ALR portion of the property. The owner
will require a commercial access permit.
Submitted by:
Reviewed by:
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Planner
Deputy Planning Man ger
Endorsed by:
Rob Smailes, MCIP, RPP
General Manager, Planning and Building
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No.:B/L 2687
TO:
Board of Directors
FROM:
Parks, Recreation and Culture
DATE:
August 4, 2015
SUBJECT:
White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Imposition Bylaw
2687, 2015
RECOMMENDATION:
That, as recommended by the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee, the
Board of Directors give the White Valley Parks and Recreation Fees Imposition Bylaw No. 2687, 2015
First, Second and Third Readings; and further
That the White Valley Parks and Recreation Fees Imposition Bylaw No. 2687, 2015 be adopted.
USER FEE METHODOLOGY:
The Government Finance Officers Association has established best practices and guidelines for setting
and administering user fees (Cost Analysis and Activity-Based Costing for Government, GFOA, 2004),
which includes:

The adoption of a formal policy regarding fees that should identify all factors that are to be taken
into account when pricing goods and services. The policy should state whether the jurisdiction
intends to recover the full cost of providing goods and services. It should also set forth the
circumstances under which a charge or fee may be set at more or less than 100% of the full
cost.

The full cost of providing a service should be calculated in order to determine the basis for setting
the fee. Full cost incorporates direct and indirect operating costs, including overhead costs.

Fees should be reviewed and updated periodically based on factors such as the impact of
inflation, cost increases, the adequacy of the fee revenues to cover costs, and current
competitive rates (market comparison).

Information on fees should be available to the public. This includes the government’s policy
regarding full cost recovery and information about the amounts of fees, both current and
proposed.
Fees make up just over twenty percent of the roughly $1.1M annual budget for the White Valley
Parks, Recreation and Culture function. Those fees are reviewed annually, and updated based on
factors such as inflation, cost recovery ability, and current competitive rates.
1. User Fee Policy:
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File No.: B/L 2687
Date: August 4, 2014
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Although there is no formal policy in place, White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture has
historically operated on the following principles:

Residents will have some no cost and/or low cost access opportunities to all facilities.

User fees will supplement the cost of operations on the following basis:
o
Adult recreation programs will recover all operational costs, including overhead cost
of the division / facility but excluding the (RDNO) administration cost.
o
Children’s programs and disabled person’s programs will be subsidized to a
maximum of 50% in existing facilities.
o
Non-basic services will be charged on the basis of what the market can bear, but at
least at 100% cost recovery.
These principles are only guidelines. There are circumstances where these principles are not
applied because the fees required to recover the cost of the service would be prohibitive to
access. In these circumstances, the cost of the operations/maintenance of the facility is highly
subsidized, and the cost of delivering the program itself (wage of instructor/program-specific
equipment, etc) is used as the baseline for cost recovery.
In addition to the above circumstances, the following Board policies outline specific situations
where a user fee may be less than 100% (in addition to the above):
Policy No. WVPRC-002 – White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Financial and Physical
Disability Discount.
Policy No. WVPRC-003 – White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Community Recreation
Grant.
2. Cost Analysis:
The cost to provide a program or service is made up of three components; wages (including
administration), utilities and materials.
Wages: Currently, labour makes up approximately 65% of the cost of the overall service in
White Valley. The primary supplier of labour to operate White Valley parks and facilities is the
Village of Lumby. The current management and operating agreement expires at the end of
2016. There is no indication of a definite increase in labour costs for 2016; however many
municipal collective agreements have settled recently at 8.5% over 5 years, or 1.7% per year
on average.
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Utilities: Utilities make up approximately 20% of the cost of the overall service. There are four
components to utility costs, which are listed below with the anticipated increase/decrease:
Water/Sewer
Hydro
Gas
Insurance
Estimated increase of 8.0%, estimate
BC Hydro increase of 6.0% for 2015/2016
Fortis increase of 1.6% for 2015/2016
Estimated increase of 7.5%
Materials: Materials make up approximately 15% of the cost of the overall service. For
calculation purposes, future CPI has been estimated at 1.5%.
Wages (65%)
Utilities (20%)
Materials
(15%)
Total (100%)
$65.00
$20.00
$15.00
$100.00
Have used 1.7%
based on
regional
comparison
Sewer/Water- 24% weight x 8.0% increase =
Hydro- 38% weight x 6.0% increase =
Gas - 24% weight x 1.6% increase =
Insurance- 14% weight x 7.5% increase =
$1.13
0.38
0.46
0.08
0.21
1.13
Have used
1.5% for
inflation
$0.22
$2.46
$1.11
The calculation above indicates a 2.46% increase in costs to operate the services in the upcoming
year, which was rounded to the recommended 2.5% increase, and is reflected in the fees and charges
manual as part of Bylaw 2687 (with a few exceptions outlined in the Proposed Variances section,
below).
3. Proposed Variances:
General Admission Fees
General admission fees (public swim/skate, etc) for the arena and swimming pool had an increase in
2014/2015, which was based on a multi-year cumulative increase of approximately 8%. It is
recommended that the general admission rates be held until 2017/2018, at which point their
cumulative increase will bump each fee enough to increase by an even denomination (quarter, etc).
New equipment rental rates
There has been interest expressed from the community in renting equipment from the White Valley
Community Centre (Centre), such as tables and chairs. These are included in the rental of the Hall,
so these new rates would apply when renters wanted to remove them from the site, or at times that
they do not have the hall rented. A limitation has been set on advanced booking of the tables and
chairs however, since hall rental has priority of use. The use of dishes and cutlery also has a new
fee.
Alternative rental fee arrangement for recreation and culture program providers in Centre
It has been recognized that the current facility rental fee of the White Valley Community Centre halls
has been prohibitive to some programming at the Centre that has been provided by independent
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contractors. In order to encourage this type of activity to continue for the benefit of the community,
while still ensuring that revenue is brought into the facility, the new fees and charges bylaw allows an
80/20 fee structure for approved recreation and culture program providers. In order to access this
arrangement, the program provider must provide the details of the proposed program, including rates
and minimum attendees, to the Village of Lumby (as Regional District representative) for approval. If
the revenue is determined to be reasonable, the contractor would be given the arrangement, where
they would be given 80% revenue, while the Regional District would retain 20% as the facility use fee.
This arrangement has been established and is working well in other communities.
Multi-year Fee Schedule
Each year, prior to September, fees and charges have been reviewed and set. The trend in
recreation fees is to establish multi-year fee schedules. This provides an advantage to the local
government, in reducing the administrative work required each year; but, more importantly, it enables
program providers, such as minor hockey, to plan their budgets in advance. This structure does not
preclude amending the fees and charges bylaw at any time throughout the three year term, if
necessary.
Additional fee options for White Valley Community Centre Hall and Meeting Room
The White Valley Community Centre halls and meeting room have had relatively limited options for
types of bookings, and associated fees in the fees and charges manual in the past. In response to
interest from recreation staff and the community, staff investigated some shorter-term rental fee
options, and looked at distinguishing between regular, recreation programming and other activities,
such as special events. As a result of this examination, which included a review of community
comparators, new booking types and fees have been added (community comparisons included as
Attachment “B”).
Free Community Use
The provision for one free use of the meeting room by not-for-profit organizations for their monthly
meetings has been removed from the fees and charges bylaw, as it makes the use of this subsidy
hard to measure; however, it will be added to the Community Grant Program.
PROGRAM PARTICIPATION AND REVENUE:
In consideration of the new fees, staff will be monitoring participation and revenue closely over the next
few years, and providing regular updates to the Committee. If there are issues identified with the current
fee structure, recommendations to resolve them will be brought forward to the Committee promptly.
RECOMMENDED RATE INCREASES:
The White Valley Park and Recreation Manual of Fees and Charges for 2015/2016, 2016/2017, and
2017/2018 is included as Attachment “A”, and includes an annual recommended increase of 2.5%, with
the exception of some of the general admission fees, which increase on an incremental basis. This is
in-line with the surrounding communities.
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Attachment "A"
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
BYLAW No. 2687
A bylaw to amend White Valley Parks, Recreation and
Culture Fees Imposition Bylaw No. 2646, 2014
WHEREAS the Regional District of North Okanagan has adopted Bylaw No. 2646, 2014 being,
“White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Imposition Bylaw No. 2646, 2014”, which
authorizes the imposition of fees and charges associated with White Valley Parks, Recreation and
Culture.
AND WHEREAS the Regional Board deems it necessary to amend the current rates and/or billing
process;
NOW THEREFORE, the Board of the Regional District of North Okanagan, in open meeting
assembled, enacts as follows:
CITATION
1.
This Bylaw shall be cited as the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees
Amendment Bylaw No. 2687, 2015”.
ESTABLISHMENT
2.
That White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Imposition Bylaw No. 2646, 2014, be
amended by deleting Schedule “A” attached to Bylaw No. 2646, 2014, and replacing it with
Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of this bylaw.
EFFECTIVE
3.
This bylaw shall come into effect on September 1, 2015
Read a First, Second and THIRD Time
this
day of
, 2015
ADOPTED
this
day of
, 2015
Chair
Rick Fairbairn
Deputy Corporate Officer
Paddy Juniper
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Attachment "A"
“Schedule A”
Attached to and forming part of the
“White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fees Amendment Bylaw 2687”
Fees and Charges
Effective September, 1 2015
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Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DEFINITIONS ............................................................................................................................ 3 GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL OF FACILITIES .................................................................. 4 USER GROUP CATEGORIES ....................................................................................................... 5 REC PROGRAM CONTRACTORS ‐ CONTRACT NEGOTIATION GUIDELINES ................................. 6 USER GROUP INSURANCE ........................................................................................................ 7 FEES AND CHARGES MANUAL .................................................................................................. 9 69 of 144
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Attachment "A"
Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
DEFINITIONS
One of the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture policies relating to fees and charges states that
recoveries from programming should be self-supporting for adults, and no more than 50% subsidization for
children and “disabled” persons. In order to adhere to this objective, it is necessary to define these segments
of the population.
 Preschool:
Six years and under
 Youth:
Seven to eighteen years of age
 Adult:
Nineteen years and over
 Family:
Means members of an immediate family. Parents, guardians and
dependent children who are under the age of 19 years. Grandparents
and grandchildren under the age of 19. Maximum two adults and
youths who are immediate family members.
 Disabled:
Persons having a permanent disability that would limit his/her abilities to
fully use the facility. If the disability is not physically apparent, a
doctor’s certificate may be required. Support workers are admitted at
no cost.
 Financial
Disability:
Persons who are receiving financial assistance from one of the
following provincial or federal programs may receive a 75% discount on
selected programs (*).
• Persons with disabilities (PWD)
• Persons with persistent and multiple barriers (PPMB)
• Canadian Pension disabilities
(*) Select programs include Public Swim, spring playschool classes, drop
in and punch cards for Aquafit classes and Aqua Therapy classes.
 Resident Business: A business that is operating within the boundaries of the White Valley
Parks, Recreation and Culture Service area (Village of Lumby and
Electoral Areas “D” & “E’)
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Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL OF FACILITIES
1. All rental rates include the standard facility, with normal maintenance staff.
2. All facility rentals are subject to the renter obtaining a General Liability Insurance Policy
through the Regional District’s “User Group” General Liability Insurance Plan. Schedule “B”
of this Bylaw establishes the amount payable for the General Liability Insurance Policy.
3. Ushers, ticket sellers, security forces, etc. are the responsibility of the renter (the Regional
District reserves the right to provide such services at the Renter’s expense).
4. Uses beyond the normal operating hours will require payment of additional labour costs.
5. The Regional District reserves the right to require a Performance Bond and/or Damage
Deposit.
6. The Renter is responsible to ensure that the facility is vacated at the end of the event.
7. Entrance to or use of facilities will only be requested and approved on the Facility Use
Agreement. Prior entry for decorating, setup, etc. will be subject to the approval of the
Regional District designate and noted on the application form.
8. The application must not exceed the maximum capacity allowed for the facility.
9. The Renter shall be responsible for loss or damage and assume all risk of injury (including
death) to any person arising out of the use of the facility.
10. All renters must carry appropriate liability insurance naming the Village of Lumby and the
Regional District of North Okanagan as additional insureds.
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Attachment "A"
Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
USER GROUP CATEGORIES

WVPRC Programs:
Recreation or culture programming.

School District #22:
Activities planned by School District #22 for the benefit of local students.
During school hours (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) – facilities rental at no cost, however ancillary
expenses, such as lifeguards or additional cleaning, may apply.
Outside school hours – facility rentals at community rate, unless it is for youth recreation
and cultural programming, in which case it is 50% of the Community rate.

Community Use:
Local community benefit activities, community concerts, wedding receptions, “closed”
functions, religious events. This category applies to all local groups, clubs, etc., whose
event is closed to their members only. This also applies to School District #22 outside
school hours.
Youth/Preschool and Disability Rate: Community Use rentals for preschool, youth or
disability recreation and cultural programming may be charged at 50% of the listed
Community Use rate. This would not include private youth events, such as birthday
parties.

Community Use Reoccuring:
Community use activities that occur regularly (weekly, biweekly, etc. throughout a portion
of the year, for a minimum of 16 rentals per year)


Commercial:

Resident Business:
Advertising, sales or promotions by local resident businesses. Must take out a business
license for the event.

Non-Resident Business:
Advertising, sales and promotions by non-resident businesses. Must take out a business
license for the event.
Private Sponsored Entertainment:
Public dances, “open” functions, films, theatre productions, variety shows, political functions
(use local rate).

Local:
Entertainment brought to the facility by a local, registered non-profit society.

Out of Town:
Entertainment brought to the facility by non-resident groups.
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Attachment "A"
Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
REC PROGRAM CONTRACTORS - CONTRACT NEGOTIATION GUIDELINES
The Regional District may negotiate contracts to facilitate recreation or culture programs within
public facilities or parks, where they do not have the staff expertise or capacity to run the program
directly. In these cases, the Village of Lumby CAO or designate, on behalf of the Regional District,
will have complete authority to negotiate contracts with independent program providers
(contractor), and the fee structures will be based on the guidelines, below.
Revenue Sharing Guidelines
The Regional District may provide facilities and related administration for the delivery of recreation
or culture programs, by an independent contractor, through a revenue sharing agreement.
Revenue sharing will be based on “net” revenue, which is after tax, refunds, credits, bad cheques
and any other financial adjustments. Net Revenue is defined as the total of all revenue collected
by or on behalf of the Regional District for the program delivered by the contractor, net of: taxes
collected; fee credits; refunds, and adjustments; or cheques or other payment methods not
honoured. Revenue sharing apportionment will be as follows:
Regional District retains 20% of net revenues
Regional District provides registration, advertising and the facility for the program
Contractor receives 80% of net revenues
Contractor provides equipment, instructor(s), and is prepared to handle queries and deal
with all logistics of the delivery of the program.
Any variation in the above roles and responsibilities may result in an adjustment to the revenue
sharing apportionment (for example, a greater percentage may be kept by the Regional District if
providing equipment for the program).
Program Pricing Guidelines
If there are similar programs with established fees, programs should be priced accordingly. If not,
it is recommended that a “market based” rate be used to determine an appropriate fee. Examples
from similar programs in other communities can be used to develop a proposed rate, which can
then be reviewed for approval by the Regional District representative who is negotiating the
contract.
The Regional District reserves the right to refuse programs with pricing and/or attendance that
would not result in a reasonable minimum recovery for the use of the facility.
Contracts will not be negotiated for programs that would undercut any existing, similar programs
offered by White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture.
Delivery Requirements
1. Contractor must be prepared to provide a minimum of $2 million in liability insurance and
must be registered with the WCB.
2. Contractor must “ensure that the service or program meets all of the safety guidelines that
would be required if the Regional District were providing the program/service directly,” i.e.,
first aid certification, criminal record checks, instructor/student ratios.
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Attachment "A"
Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
User Group Insurance
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Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
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Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
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Attachment "A"
Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
the “White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fee Amendment Bylaw 2687”
Fees and Charges Manual
Fees and Charges
Effective September 1 2015
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Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
Attachment "A"
the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fees Amendment Bylaw 2687
Effective Date
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
$11.05
$5.52
$132.58
$66.30
$131.48
$65.47
$164.07
$217.96
$262.13
$34.25
$0.00
$11.33
$5.66
$135.90
$67.95
$134.76
$67.10
$168.17
$223.41
$268.69
$35.11
$0.00
$11.61
$5.80
$139.29
$69.65
$138.13
$68.78
$172.37
$229.00
$275.40
$35.99
$0.00
$11.90
$5.95
$142.78
$71.39
$141.59
$70.50
$176.68
$234.72
$282.29
$36.89
$0.00
Mandatory
Deposit
Sports Fields (Parks):
League Play & Practice – Adult Group/Organization
League Play & Practice – Youth Group/Organization
Tournaments – Adult Group/Organization
Tournaments – Minor Group/Organization
Special Events – Community Use – Adult
Special Events – Community Use – Youth
Special Events – Commercial – Resident Business
Special Events – Commercial – Non-Resident Use
Camping – only to be considered with special events
Beer Garden Permit
School District # 22 (during school hours)
(rate/hr/field)
(rate/hr/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
(rate/day/field)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
To guarantee use of field(s) or diamond(s) by a specific local community, non-profit group on a regular basis, an Administration Fee or a Park User
Fee will apply. A Park Use Permit must be applied for and written approval obtained.
Lights - Royals Park:
Adult
Youth
$23.48
$11.61
$24.07
$11.90
$24.67
$12.20
$25.29
$12.50
(rate/hr/field)
(rate/hr/field)
No
No
$6.37
$9.40
$5.24
$2.77
$0.00
$6.53
$9.63
$5.37
$2.84
$0.00
$6.69
$9.87
$5.50
$2.91
$0.00
$6.86
$10.12
$5.64
$2.99
$0.00
(rate /hr/court)
(rate /hr/court)
(rate /hr/court)
(rate /hr/court)
(rate /hr/court)
No
No
No
No
No
$137.83
$141.27
$75.00
$72.06
$50.44
$36.00
$22.00
$144.81
$76.88
$73.86
$51.70
$36.90
$22.55
$148.43
$78.80
$75.71
$52.99
$37.82
$23.11
(rate/day)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/>4 hours)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/<=2 hour)
(rate/<=2 hour)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
$245.75
$130.00
$125.34
$87.73
$40.00
$24.44
$251.89
$133.25
$128.47
$89.92
$41.00
$25.05
$258.19
$136.58
$131.68
$92.17
$42.03
$25.68
(rate/day)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/>4 hours)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/<=2 hour)
(rate/<=2 hour)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
$350.50
$245.00
$178.76
$125.13
$50.00
$30.56
$359.27
$251.13
$183.23
$128.26
$51.25
$31.32
$368.25
$257.40
$187.81
$131.47
$52.53
$32.11
(rate/day)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/>4 hours)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/<=2 hour)
(rate/<=2 hour)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Tennis Courts (for reserved times only):
Commercial – Resident
Commercial – Non-Resident
Adult Groups/Organizations
Youth Groups/Organizations
School District 22 – during school hours
White Valley Community Centre:
One Hall - 1080 sq ft
Commercial Use - 1 Hall Full Day
Commercial Use - 1 Hall Half Day
Community Use - 1 Hall Full Day
Community Use - 1 Hall Half Day
Community Use - 1 Hall - 2 Hours
Community Use Reoccuring - 2 Hours
Two Halls - 2160 sq ft
Commercial Use - 2 Halls Full Day
Commercial Use - 2 Halls Half Day
Community Use - 2 Halls Full Day
Community Use - 2 Halls Half Day
Community Use - 2 Halls - 2 Hours
Community Use Reoccuring - 2 Hours
Three Halls - 3240 sq ft
Commercial Use - 3 Halls Full Day
Commercial Use - 3 Halls Full Day
Community Use - 3 Halls Full Day
Community Use - 3 Halls Half Day
Community Use - 3 Halls - 2 Hours
Community Use Reoccuring - 2 Hours
$70.30
$49.21
$239.75
$122.28
$85.59
$341.95
$174.40
$122.08
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Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
Attachment "A"
the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fees Amendment Bylaw 2687
Mandatory
Deposit
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
$108.47
$111.18
$50.00
$30.00
$55.60
$38.91
$27.24
$25.00
$10.00
$15.00
$5.00
$113.96
$51.25
$30.75
$56.99
$39.88
$27.92
$25.63
$10.25
$15.38
$5.13
$116.81
$52.53
$31.52
$58.41
$40.88
$28.62
$26.27
$10.51
$15.76
$5.25
(rate/day)
(rate/rental)
(rate/rental)
(rate/>4 hours)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/<=2 hour)
(rate/rental)
(rate/rental)
(rate/rental)
(rate/rental)
$69.58
$384.60
$24.85
$35.50
$71.32
$394.22
$25.47
$35.50
$73.10
$404.07
$26.11
$35.50
$74.93
$414.17
$26.76
$35.50
(rate/<=4 hours)
See note number 2
(rate/<=2 hours)
(rate/<=4 hours)
No
Yes
No
$103.03
$69.58
$108.25
$73.10
$24.60
$63.04
$36.56
$14.76
$200.00
$100.00
$7.50
$5.50
$1.00
$3.00
$110.95
$74.93
$25.22
$64.61
$37.47
$15.13
$200.00
$100.00
$7.50
$5.50
$1.00
$3.00
(rate/day)
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/<=2 hour)
Yes
No
(rate/<=4 hours)
(rate/<=2 hour)
NA
NA
(rate/table/24 hr)
(rate/table/24 hr)
(rate/chair/24 hr)
(rate/chair/24 hr)
No
$200.00
$100.00
na
na
na
na
$105.61
$71.32
$24.00
$61.50
$35.67
$14.40
$200.00
$100.00
$7.50
$5.50
$1.00
$3.00
$133.41
$140.04
$66.84
$33.42
$82.86
$90.05
$41.98
$41.98
$191.97
$3.25
$2.75
$1.75
$10.50
$30.00
$25.00
$15.00
$5.00
$342.51
$136.75
$143.54
$68.51
$34.26
$84.93
$92.30
$43.03
$43.03
$196.77
$3.25
$2.75
$1.75
$10.50
$30.00
$25.00
$15.00
$5.00
$351.07
$140.16
$147.13
$70.23
$35.11
$87.05
$94.61
$44.11
$44.11
$201.69
$3.25
$2.75
$1.75
$10.50
$30.00
$25.00
$15.00
$5.00
$359.85
$143.67
$150.81
$71.98
$35.99
$89.23
$96.98
$45.21
$45.21
$206.73
$3.50
$2.75
$1.75
$11.25
$32.25
$26.75
$16.00
$5.00
$368.85
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/hr)
(rate/day)
(rate/skate)
(rate/skate)
(rate/skate)
(rate/skate)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/drop-in)
(rate/day)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Yes
White Valley Community Centre:
Kitchen5
Commercial Use - Kitchen Use Full Day
Commercial Use - Plates and cups
Commercial Use - Cutlery
Community Use - Kitchen Use Full Day
Community Use - Kitchen Use Half Day
Community Use - Kitchen - 2 Hours
Community Use - Plates and cups (>=24 people)
Community Use - Plates and cups (<=24 people)
Community Use - Cutlery (>=24 people)
Community Use - Cutlery (<=24 people)
Special Hall Use Rentals
Children (<13 years) Birthday - (2 halls with kitchen)1
Multi-day Community Event Use - up to 3 Halls2
WVPRC Programs (up to 2 hour rental - up to 2 halls)
WVPRC Programs (up to 4 hour rental - up to 2 halls)
Meeting Room
Commercial - Meeting Room
Commercial - Meeting Room Half Day
Community Use - Meeting Room - 2 Hours
Community Use - Meeting Room full day
Community Use - Meeting Room half day
Community Use Reoccuring - 2 Hours
Damage, cleaning and closing deposit - weddings3
Damage, cleaning and closing deposit - other3
Banquet table rentals (plastic)5
Banquet table rentals (wood)5
Folding chairs
Banquet chairs
$54.24
$37.96
$60.00
$34.80
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
NA
NA
No
No
No
No
Pat Duke Memorial Arena:
Adult – Ice Rentals
Non-Resident Adult – Ice Rentals
Youth – Ice Rentals
School District #22 - Ice Rentals
Adult – Dry Floor Rentals
Non-Resident – Dry Floor Rentals
Youth – Dry Floor Rentals
School – Dry Floor Rentals
Shower use only
Public Skating – Adult (includes Tax)
Public Skating – Ages 7-18 (includes Tax)
Public Skating – Preschool (includes Tax)
Public Skating – Family (includes Tax)
12 Punch Adult Skate (includes Tax)
12 Punch Youth (7-18) Skate (includes Tax)
12 Punch Preschool Skate (includes Tax)
Adult - Drop-in Shinny
Rental of Facility for Show/Concert/Exhibition
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Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of
Attachment "A"
the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Fees Amendment Bylaw 2687
Mandatory
Deposit
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Public Swim – Adult (includes Tax)
Public Swim – Youth (includes Tax)
Public Swim – Preschool (includes Tax)
Public Swim – Ages 0 to 3
Public Swim – Family (includes Tax)
Public Swim - Adult Day Pass (includes Tax)
Public Swim - Youth Day Pass (includes Tax)
Public Swim - Preschool Day Pass (includes Tax)
Public Swim - Family Day Pass (includes Tax)
Fitness Class (includes Tax)
Swim Lessons – ½ hr L1-6
Swim Lessons – ¾ hr L7-9
Swim Lessons – 1 hr
Pool Rentals – up to 50 swimmers
Pool rentals – 50+ swimmers
Swim Club
School District (lessons)
12 Punch Adult Swim (includes Tax)
12 Punch Youth Swim (includes Tax)
12 Punch Preschool Swim (includes Tax)
12 Fitness Class (includes Tax)
Family Swim Pass for Season
Adult Swim Pass for Season
Youth Swim Pass for Season
Family Swim Season Swim Pass - Early Bird 6
Adult Swim Pass for Season Pass - Early Bird 6
Youth Swim Pass for Season Pass - Early Bird 6
$3.75
$3.50
$2.75
$0.00
$9.00
$6.00
$5.00
$3.50
$14.00
$5.75
$44.46
$56.32
$68.49
$84.15
$113.86
$34.97
$4.93
$35.00
$32.50
$25.00
$55.00
$180.00
$90.55
$70.00
$120.00
$60.00
$45.00
$3.75
$3.50
$2.75
$0.00
$9.00
$6.00
$5.00
$3.50
$14.00
$5.75
$44.46
$56.32
$68.49
$84.15
$113.86
$34.97
$4.93
$35.00
$32.50
$25.00
$55.00
$180.00
$90.55
$70.00
$120.00
$60.00
$45.00
$3.75
$3.50
$2.75
$0.00
$9.00
$6.00
$5.00
$3.50
$14.00
$5.75
$44.46
$56.32
$68.49
$84.15
$113.86
$34.97
$4.93
$35.00
$32.50
$25.00
$55.00
$180.00
$90.55
$70.00
$120.00
$60.00
$45.00
$4.00
$3.75
$3.00
$0.00
$9.75
$6.50
$5.25
$3.50
$15.00
$6.00
$45.35
$57.44
$69.86
$85.84
$116.14
$35.67
$5.03
$38.00
$35.00
$25.00
$60.00
$190.00
$97.00
$75.00
$130.00
$62.25
$48.00
(rate/swim)
(rate/swim)
(rate/swim)
(rate/swim)
(rate/swim)
(rate/day)
(rate/day)
(rate/day)
(rate/day)
(rate/class)
(rate/session)
(rate/session)
(rate/session)
(rate/hour)
(rate/hour)
(rate/hour)
(rate/student)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/12 punch pass)
(rate/season pass)
(rate/season pass)
(rate/season pass)
(rate/season pass)
(rate/season pass)
(rate/season pass)
No
No
No
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
No
No
No
No
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Loonie Swim
Youth
Adult
Family
Canada Day Swim - all ages
$1.00
$2.00
$5.00
FREE
$1.00
$2.00
$5.00
FREE
$1.00
$2.00
$5.00
FREE
$1.00
$2.00
$5.00
FREE
(rate/loonie drop-in)
(rate/loonie drop-in)
(rate/loonie drop-in)
FREE
NA
NA
NA
NA
Outdoor Pool
1
Proof of birth date must be provided. Booking must be for within 14 days of actual birthdate to receive this rate.
2
Multi-day Community event use entitles the renter to the use of all three halls, plus kitchen and dishes from 12:00 pm (noon) the day prior to the event for set up, the event,
and until 12:00 (noon) the day following the event clean up. The event can not occur on set up or clean up days. Use of meeting room subject to additional charges.
3
Damage to be charged at replacement cost + 10% for adminstration; Damage deposit for weddings is $200; cleaning to be billed at $23.00 per hour in 15 minute increments
with a minimum 30 minute charge. The damage deposit is to be paid prior to the use of the facility.
4
Kitchen rentals include access to all appliances and counter space. Use of utensils and dishes is additional cost.
5
Tables and chairs are included in Hall rentals. They can only be reserved for rentals 2 weeks prior to an event, as hall renters get priority in all instances.
6
Early Bird swim pass rates will apply until the second Friday of June
Except where indicated that a fee "includes tax", GST shall be added to the fees, where applicable.
Interest in the amount of 2% per month shall apply on all account balances unpaid after 30 days.
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Attachment "B"
Market Comparisons
(communities of approx. 5,000)
PUBLIC SKATING
Senior
Adult
Youth
Child
Preschool
Family
Preschool Season Pass
Youth Season Pass
Family Season Pass
Adult Season Pass
Lumby
Current Lumby
Proposed (and WV area)
(and WV area)
Pat Duke
Pat Duke
$3.25
$2.75
$2.75
$1.75
$10.50
$15 (12 punch pass)
$25 (12 punch pass)
na
$30 (12 punch pass)
Armstrong (2012)
NorVal Sports Centre
$4.25
$3.50
$3.50
Free
$10.00
40.00 (12 punch)
Oliver
Oliver Arena
$2.50
$3.25
$2.25
$2.25
FREE
$9.50
Princeton
Princeton Arena
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
$36.10
$95.10
$44.50
Unknown
Unknown
Hope
Hope Arena
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
ARENA ICE RENTAL RATES
Adult
Youth
Lumby
Current Lumby
Proposed (and WV area)
(and WV area)
Pat Duke
Pat Duke
$136.08
$68.18
Armstrong
NorVal Sports Centre
$158.00
$84.00
Oliver
Oliver Arena
89.85
(non‐resident is doubled)
$45.31
Princeton
Princeton Arena
Unknown
Unknown
Hope
Hope Arena
161.75 (prime)
152.50 (non‐prime)
$74.00
PUBLIC SWIMMING RATES
Lumby
Current Lumby
Proposed (and WV area)
(and WV area)
Armstrong
Senior / visit
Adult / visit
Youth / visit
Family / visit
Child / visit
Preschool / visit
Under 3 / visit
Lumby Pool
na
$3.50
$3.25
$9.00
$3.00
Free
Free
Lumby Pool
na
$3.50
$3.25
$9.00
$3.00
Free
Free
$4.00
$5.25
$4.20
$14.00
$4.20
$2.75
Free
Senior / day
Adult / day
Youth / day
Family / day
Child / day
Preschool / day
Under 3 / day
na
$6.00
$5.00
$9.00
$2.75
Free
Free
na
$6.00
$5.00
$9.00
$2.75
Free
Free
Annual Pass ‐ Adult
Annual Pass ‐ Youth
Annual Pass ‐ Family
Annual Pass ‐ Senior
Annual Pass with aquasize
Early Bird Pass ‐ Adult
Early Bird Pass ‐ Youth
Early Bird Pass ‐ Family
$120.75
na
$241.50
$90.00
$70.00
$180.00
na
na
na
Oliver
Oliver Outdoor Pool
$3.75
$4.50
$3.25
$10.00
Free (<=5)
Free (<=5)
Free (<=5)
$6.00
$7.00
$5.50
$16.00
Free (<=5)
Free (<=5)
Free (<=5)
$130.00
$99.00
$264.00
$131.60
$88.75
$270.00
$105.70
$150.35
Princeton
Centennial Outdoor Pool
$2.50
$4.00
$2.50
$10.00
Free (<=5)
Free (<=5)
Free (<=5)
Hope
Almer Carlson Pool
$3.75
$4.75
$3.25
$7.50
Free (<=6)
Free (<=6)
Free (<=6)
offer 10 visit passes
offer 10 visit passes
$200.00
$120.00
$60.00
$43.00
$86.00
$49.00
$120.00
$60.00
$47.00
$90.00
SWIM LESSON RATES
10 x 30 min
10 x 45 min
10 x 60 min
Lumby
Current Lumby
Proposed (and WV area)
(and WV area)
Armstrong
Lumby Pool
$43.29
$54.84
$66.69
Lumby Pool
$44.16
$55.93
$68.03
$52.00
$66.00
$70.00
Oliver
Oliver Outdoor Pool
$46.95
na
$72.95
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Princeton
Centeninal Outdoor Pool
$48.00
$53.00
Hope
Almer Carlson Pool
unknown
unknown
unknown
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Attachment "B"
Market Comparisons
(communities of approx. 5,000)
Community Centre / Hall Rates
Lumby
Current Lumby
Proposed (and WV area)
(and WV area)
Meeting Room ‐ NFP ‐ Regular
Meeting Room ‐ NFP/2 hour Meeting Room ‐ NFP/Half day $34.80
Meeting Room ‐ NFP/day
Meeting Room ‐ Comm/hr
na
Meeting Room ‐ Comm/day
103.03
Single Hall ‐ 1,080 sq ft
Single Hall ‐ NFP/2 hr
na
Single Hall ‐ NFP/ half day
$49.21
Single Hall ‐ NFP/day
$70.30
Single Hall ‐ NFP ‐ setup/hr
Single Hall ‐ NFP ‐ Regular hourly (min 2 hrs)
Single Hall ‐ Comm/hr
na
na
Single Hall ‐ Comm/half day
Single Hall ‐ Comm/day
$137.83
Double Hall ‐ 2,160 sq ft
Double Hall ‐ NFP/hr (min 2 hr) na
Double Hall ‐ NFP/half day
Double Hall ‐ NFP/day
122.28
Double Hall ‐ NFP ‐ setup/hr
na
Double Hall ‐ NFP Regular hourlyna
Double Hall ‐ Comm/hr
na
Double Hall ‐ Comm/half day
Double Hall ‐ Comm/day
239.75
Double Hall ‐ Comm setup/hr na
Non‐resident hourly
na
Non‐resident daily
na
$24.00
$34.80
$60.00
$20
$106
$18
$49.50
$70.50
Armstong
Oliver
10.82/hr (650 sq ft)
$66.19
$12.97
$78.65
na
na
$11
na
$75
$140.00
$40
$85
$125.50
$12
$130
$245.75
na
$19.55 /hr (1‐8 hrs)
$156.46 (>8 hrs)
$11.74/hr
$11.90/hr
$27.09
$216.63
$16.25
$38.34
$306.77
Full Hall ‐ 3,240 sq ft
Full Hall ‐ NFP/2 hr
na
Full Hall ‐ NFP/half day
$122.08
Full Hall ‐ NFP/day
$174.40
Full Hall ‐ NFP ‐ setup/hr
Full Hall ‐ NFP Regular hourly (min 2 hrs)
Full Hall ‐ Comm/hr
na
Full Hall ‐ Comm/half day
na
Full Hall ‐ Comm/day
$341.95
$245
$350.50
na
Community Use Kitchen ‐ Full Da$54.24
Community Use Kitchen ‐ Half D $37.96
Community Use Kitchen ‐ per hona
$55.60
$38.91
$15
$46.99
na
$15.45
Commercial Use Kitchen ‐ Full D $108.47
Commercial Use Kitchen ‐ Half Day
Commercial Use Kitchen ‐ per hour
$111.18
$65
$66.18
na
$22.07
$50
$125.13
$178.76
na
na
$15
na
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BOARD of DIRECTORS - REGULAR AGENDA
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
PLANNING DEPARTMENT
INFORMATION REPORT
REZONING APPLICATION
DATE:
July 13, 2015
FILE NO.:
15-0231-C-RZ
APPLICANT:
Klaus & Sonja Hollenbach
LEGAL DESCRIPTION:
Lot 23, Sec 25, Twp 8, ODYD, Plan 1956, Except Plans 8464 and
KAP83894
P.I.D.#
006-498-647
CIVIC ADDRESS:
7616 McLennan Road
PROPERTY SIZE:
32.07 ha (79.24 acres)
SERVICING:
Individual on-site septic sewage disposal systems and drilled wells
PRESENT ZONING:
Non Urban (N.U)
PROPOSED ZONING:
Country Residential (C.R) / Non-Urban (N.U)
O.C.P. DESIGNATION:
Country Residential
PROPOSED USE:
2 lot plus remainder rural residential subdivision
PLANNING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
That Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 which proposes to rezone a 4.8 ha portion of the property
legally described as Lot 23, Sec 25, Twp 8, ODYD, Plan 1956, Except Plans 8464 and
KAP83894 and located at 7616 McLennan Road, Electoral Area “C” from the Non-Urban (N.U)
zone to the Country Residential (C.R) zone as shown on Schedule “A” attached to and forming
part of Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be given First and Second Readings and referral to a Public
Hearing;
That Adoption of Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be withheld until the Ministry of
Transportation and Infrastructure has endorsed the Bylaw in accordance with the requirements
of Section 52(3) of the Transportation Act.
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BACKGROUND:
This report relates to an application to rezone a portion of the property located at 7616
McLennan Road from the Non-Urban (N.U) Zone to the Country Residential (C.R) Zone. If
successful in rezoning the property, the applicant is proposing a 2 lot plus remainder
subdivision.
Application History
The owners subdivided a 6.05 ha lot (Lot 1, Plan KAP83894) located northeast of the subject
property in 2007. The subdivision was completed pursuant to Section 946 of the Local
Government Act.
The owners applied for a two lot plus remainder subdivision of the subject property in 2011
which proposed lots meeting the Non-Urban minimum lot size standard of 7.2 ha. A waiver of
lot frontage for this subdivision was approved by the Board of Directors in 2014. The
subdivision application is still active; however the owners have submitted the subject rezoning
application to reduce the size of the proposed new lots.
Site Context and Proposal
The subject property is located on the west side of McLennan Road and on the east side of the
Grey Canal Trail. The property also connects to Glenhayes Road via a panhandle near the
northwest corner of the property. Access to the property is gained from an existing driveway
which connects to McLennan Road near the southeast corner of the property. The driveway
leads to a single family dwelling, barn and shop which are located in the northeast quarter of the
property. The property is partially treed and slopes downwards from McLennan Road.
The applicant is proposing to partially rezone a 4.8 ha portion of the 32.07 ha subject property
from the Non Urban zone to the Country Residential zone to potentially accommodate a 2 lot
plus remainder subdivision. The proposed new lots would be zoned Country Residential and be
approximately 2.0 ha and 2.8 ha in size. The remainder lot would continue to be zoned NonUrban and would be approximately 27.27 ha in size.
Access to proposed Lot 1 would be gained from the existing asphalt driveway while access to
proposed Lot 2 and the remainder lot would be gained from new driveways connected to
McLennan Road. The existing driveway access ranges in gradient from 5.5% to 13.4% while
the proposed driveway for Lot 2 would range between 2% and 15%. The proposed driveway for
the remainder lot would range between 2% and 14%.
The applicants are proposing individual on-site septic sewage disposal and drilled wells for each
lot. In 2015, the applicants drilled new wells on the proposed lots. The well log for proposed
Lot 1 indicates the well has a capacity of 10 US gal/min while the well log for proposed Lot 2
has a capacity of 30 US gal/min. The existing house would continue to use the existing well
which was drilled in 1998. The 1998 well log for the house indicates a capacity of 2.5 US
gal/min. Water Quality information has not been provided for any of the wells.
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The subject property is designated Country Residential in the Official Community Plan and is
zoned Non-Urban (N.U). The Official Community Plan land use designations and zoning for
these properties are as follows:
• North: designated Country Residential and zoned Country Residential and Non-Urban;
• East: designated Country Residential and zoned Country Residential and Non-Urban;
• South: designated Country Residential and zoned Country Residential and Non-Urban;
• West: designated Country Residential and Small Holdings and zoned Country
Residential and Small Holdings.
The following orthophoto of the subject and surrounding properties was taken in 2013.
ZONING BYLAW:
The subject property is proposed to be rezoned from Non-Urban (N.U) to Country Residential
(C.R). Uses permitted in the C.R zone include ancillary single family dwellings, bed and
breakfast use, boarding house use, community care facilities, home occupation use, intensive
agricultural use, limited resource use, manufactured homes, public parks and playgrounds,
single family dwellings, two family dwellings, veterinary clinics, wineries and cideries, work force
housing units and secondary suites.
The maximum number of dwellings permitted on 2 ha parcels in the Country Residential zone is
one Single Family Dwelling or one Two Family Dwelling. One Ancillary Single Family Dwelling
is also permitted provided it is ancillary to an existing single family dwelling. Lots 21.6 ha or
greater in size in the Non-Urban zone are permitted one Single Family Dwelling or Two Family
Dwelling or two Single Family Dwellings and one ancillary Single Family Dwelling.
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The minimum lot size standard of the C.R and N.U zones are 2.0 ha and 7.2 ha respectively.
Section 310 Building Site
All lots created within the Small Holding (S.H.), Country Residential (C.R.), Non-Urban (N.U.),
and Large Holding (L.H.) zones of the Zoning Bylaw must contain a contiguous area of land
2,000 m2 or larger in size to serve as a suitable building site. Building sites shall be less than
30% natural slope and be accessible from a public highway in accordance with the following
private access driveway design standards: Commencing at the edge of the finished road
surface, private access driveways must be as close to right angles as practicable to the finished
road surface for a minimum distance of 6 m, and have a minimum width of 5.5 m for the
distance specified above and 4 m minimum width thereafter, and have a maximum slope of 2%
from the ditch line for a minimum distance of 10 m and a maximum slope of 15% thereafter.
OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN:
The Electoral Areas “B” and “C” Official Community Plan designates the land use of the subject
property as Country Residential. The following OCP Policies are applicable to the application:
Rural Lands Policies
1. Because of the importance of water supplies for new development and the uncertainty about
water supply for some Rural Lands, assurance about water supply should be provided with
a rezoning application or an application to amend this Plan and as appropriate,
hydrogeological studies should be undertaken to determine impacts, if any, on existing wells
in the neighbourhood and the local aquifer.
2. Some lands in this Official Community Plan area are designated as Country Residential;
however, this designation does not ensure that the land would be rezoned as Country
Residential and the following information and considerations are necessary to guide a
review of any rezoning application which may or may not be approved by the Regional
District:
• maps should be submitted showing how the rezoning area can develop into the Country
Residential standard including the location of any new streets, environmental protection
measures, lot layouts and any community amenities;
• the area should not be subject to flooding, high water table or terrain instability;
• the development of the area should not require excessive expenditures for community
services such as roads, utility services and school busing;
• the terrain should be suitable for development whereby each new lot would have a
building site and driveway access in compliance with the “Zoning Bylaw”;
• each new lot shall have an area that is adequate for on-site sewage disposal with a
reserve site for on-site sewage;
• information should be provided to show how development can be supplied with an
adequate water supply as outlined in Policy 5.1.5 of this Plan;
• sensitive environmental attributes should not be negatively impacted by a higher density
of land use and in this regard, the Regional District may request that an environmental
impact analysis be undertaken;
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•
other submissions other than those cited herein may be necessary in order to
adequately evaluate an application; and
• notwithstanding these specific considerations, the Regional District will be guided by
community goals and objectives cited in this Plan and other policies in this Plan as may
be appropriate in the consideration of any application.
3. When changing the designation of land to the Non-Urban or Country Residential
designation, due consideration will be given to site specific characteristics and site servicing
issues.
Utilities: Water Supply Policies
1. Because of the importance of water supplies for new development and the uncertainty about
water supply for some areas of the Regional District, assurance about water supply may
need to be provided with a rezoning application or an application to amend this Plan and as
appropriate, hydrogeological studies should be undertaken to determine impacts, if any, on
existing wells in the neighbourhood and the local aquifer.
Environmentally Sensitive Lands Development Permit Area
The subject property will require an Environmentally Sensitive Lands Development Permit at the
time of subdivision as a portion of the subject property falls within areas of high conservation
ranking as identified on Schedule ‘C’ of the Official Community Plan. The primary objective of
the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Development Permit Area designation is to regulate
development activities in areas of High and Very High conservation value to protect rare and
fragile terrestrial ecosystems and habitat for endangered species or native rare vegetation or
wildlife.
Wildfire Interface - Protection of Development From Hazardous Conditions
A portion of the subject property also falls within the Wildfire Interface Development Permit
Area. The primary objective of the Wildfire Interface Development Permit Area designation is to
ensure that particular development and maintenance measures are implemented to protect
persons and property from wildfire hazard, and to ensure that property owners are aware of the
wildfire hazard. It is also important that ecosystem values are addressed in wildfire mitigation
activities and not overlooked during the assessment and implementation of works. As the
subdivision would not involve more than 3 lots, the requirement for a Development Permit would
not be triggered, but would be required at the time of Building Permit.
PLANNING ANALYSIS:
The Planning Department recommends that the proposal be given favourable consideration as it
represents a rural residential land use that is consistent with the Electoral Areas “B” and “C”
Official Community Plan land use designation of the subject property and complies with the
previously noted Rural Lands Policies in that the proposed lots:
• would not be subject to flooding, high water table or terrain instability;
• would not require excessive expenditures for community services such as roads, utility
service and school busing, as such services already exist;
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•
would each have building sites and private driveways that meet the requirements of the
Zoning Bylaw;
• would each have an area that is adequate for on-site sewage disposal with a reserve site for
on-site sewage;
• would each have an on-site water supply that meets the requirements of the Subdivision
Servicing Bylaw;
• prior to final subdivision approval the applicants will need to complete an Environmentally
Sensitive Lands Development Permit which will identify natural features and other sensitive
environmental attributes which should not be negatively impacted by the higher density of
land use.
It is also noted that the property is designated as being within a Rural Protection Area of the
Regional Growth Strategy (RGS). The proposal is consistent with the Policies of the RGS for
lands designated as Rural Protection Areas.
Staff also recommend that adoption of Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be withheld until the
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has endorsed the Bylaw in accordance with the
requirements of Section 52(3) of the Transportation Act.
SUMMARY:
This report relates to an application to rezone a 4.8 ha portion of the property located at 7616
McLennan Road from the Non-Urban (N.U) Zone to the Country Residential (C.R) Zone. If
successful in rezoning the property, the applicant is proposing a 2 lot plus remainder
subdivision. The Planning Department recommends that the proposal be given favourable
consideration as the proposed subdivision is generally consistent with the Electoral Areas “B”
and “C” Official Community Plan Rural Lands Policies. Staff also recommend that Adoption of
Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be withheld until the Ministry of Transportation and
Infrastructure has endorsed the Bylaw in accordance with the requirements of Section 52(3) of
the Transportation Act.
REFERRAL COMMENTS:
The application was referred for comments to the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Electoral Area “C” Director
Electoral Area “C” Advisory Planning Commission
Electoral Area Advisory Committee
BX/Swan Lake Fire Department
Building Inspection Department
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure provided the following comments in
regards to the proposal:
Preliminary Approval is granted for the rezoning for one year pursuant to section 52(3)(a) of
the Transportation Act. This approval, in no way constitutes approval for any future
subdivision. I full review of the subdivision will be carried out upon receipt of an application
to this office.
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Rezoning Application
15-0231-C-RZ (Klaus & Sonja Hollenbach)
Submitted by:
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Endorsed by:
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ELECTORAL AREA "C"
REZONING APPLICATION
SUBJECT PROPERTY MAP
File:
Applicant:
Location:
15-0231-C-RZ
Klaus and Sonja Hollenbach
7616 McLennan Road
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BOARD of DIRECTORS - REGULAR AGENDA
August 19, 2015 - Item E.5
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
BYLAW No. 2689
A bylaw to rezone lands and amend the Zoning Map attached to the Regional District of North
Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003 to change a zone designation
WHEREAS pursuant to Section 903 [Zoning bylaws] of the Local Government Act, R.S.B.C.,
1996, Chapter 323, as amended, and Regulations passed pursuant thereto, the Board of the
Regional District of North Okanagan may, by Bylaw, divide the whole or part of the Regional
District into zones, name each zone, establish boundaries for the zones and regulate uses
within those zones;
AND WHEREAS the Board has created zones, named each zone, established boundaries for
these zones and regulated uses within those zones by Bylaw No. 1888, being the “Regional
District of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003” and amendments thereto;
AND WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 895 [Development approval procedures] of the Local
Government Act, the Board must, by bylaw, define procedures under which an owner of land
may apply for an amendment to a Zoning Bylaw and must consider every application for an
amendment to the bylaw;
AND WHEREAS the Board has enacted the “Regional District of North Okanagan Development
Application Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No. 2315, 2008 and amendments
thereto” to establish procedures to amend an Official Community Plan, a Zoning Bylaw, or a
Rural Land Use Bylaw, or to issue a Permit:
AND WHEREAS the Board has received an application to rezone property;
NOW THEREFORE, the Board of the Regional District of North Okanagan in open meeting
assembled, hereby ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
CITATION
1. This Bylaw may be cited as “Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015”.
AMENDMENTS
2. That a 4.8 ha portion of the property legally described as Lot 23, Sec 25, Twp 8, ODYD,
Plan 1956, Except Plans 8464 and KAP83894 and located at 7616 McLennan Road,
Electoral Area “C”, be rezoned from the Non-Urban (N.U) zone to the Country Residential
(C.R) zone as shown on Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of this Bylaw.
3. That the Zoning Map, being Schedule “A” to Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003 be amended
accordingly.
Read a First and Second Time
this
day of
, 2015
Advertised on
this
this
day of
day of
, 2015
, 2015
Public Hearing held pursuant to the provisions of
Section 890 of the Local Government Act
this
day of
, 2015
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Read a Third Time
this
day of
, 2015
Approved by Minister of Transportation and
Infrastructure
(Transportation Act s. 52(3))
this
day of
, 2015
ADOPTED
this
day of
, 2015
Chair
Deputy Corporate Officer
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I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of SCHEDULE "A" attached to and forming part of
the Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015.
Dated at Coldstream, BC this _______ day of __________________ , 2015
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No.: 3045.01.04
TO:
Electoral Area Advisory Committee
FROM:
Planning Department
DATE:
July 20, 2015
Electoral Areas "D" and "E" Official Community Plan Regional
Context Statement
SUBJECT:
RECOMMENDATION:
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community
Plan Amendment Bylaw 2690, 2015 be given First Reading and considered in conjunction with the
Regional District
(i)
financial plan and
(ii)
waste management plan
pursuant to Section 882 of the Local Government Act; and further,
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, Bylaw No. 2690, 2015 be referred to various
agencies and First Nations in accordance with Section 879 of the Local Government Act; and further,
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, Bylaw No. 2690, 2015 be referred to the Electoral
Areas “D” and “E” Advisory Planning Commissions for review and comment.
DISCUSSION:
The Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) is the coordinating plan for the Regional District of North
Okanagan and member municipalities on matters affecting the management of growth and regional
sustainability. The RGS provides partners with a framework to achieve shared goals while maintaining
the autonomy of local jurisdictions in their community planning decisions. The Regional District of North
Okanagan received $250,000 from the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Regionally
Significant Projects Grant in February 2013 to coordinate Regional Context Statement (RCS)
development and provide assistance, staff and financial resources in developing 10 municipal and
Electoral Area RCSs.
In June 2014 an Electoral Areas “D” and “E” RCS work plan was brought forward to the Electoral Area
Advisory Committee for endorsement. Due to other priority projects and limited capacity within the
Planning Department to initiate this work, staff are proposing a condensed work plan with final adoption
of the RCS occurring by end of the year, when the grant monies expire. The Electoral Areas “D” and
“E” OCP RCS project was allocated $11,500 from the Regionally Significant Projects Gas Tax Grant to
support RCS development.
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Electoral Areas "D" and "E" Official Community Plan Regional Context Statement
Report to Electoral Area Advisory Committee – July 20, 2015
Page 2
A draft RCS has been developed for the Electoral Areas “D” and “E’ Official Community Plan (OCP)
Bylaw No. 2485, 2011, attached as Bylaw No. 2690, 2015. The RCS summarizes how the OCP aligns
with and supports the nine policy areas of the RGS.
BACKGROUND/HISTORY:
The Regional District of North Okanagan adopted the RGS Bylaw No. 2500 on September 21, 2011,
following acceptance by all affected local governments (including the City of Armstrong, District of
Coldstream, City of Enderby, Village of Lumby, Township of Spallumcheen, City of Vernon and adjacent
regional districts) and endorsement by the Electoral Area Advisory Committee.
The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP was under review during the development and adoption of the
RGS. During the OCP’s policy development, draft RGS goals and strategies were taken into
consideration. The OCP began the adoption process in May 2011 and was adopted on March 21, 2012.
The OCP currently does not include a RCS.
REVISED CONSULTATION PLAN:
To ensure that the RCS is aligned with the RGS in a way that retains and reflects the unique attributes
of the OCP, a period of review has been included that will involve Planning Department staff, the
Electoral Area Advisory Committee and both the Electoral Areas’ Advisory Planning Commissions
(APCs).
For Electoral Areas, the goals, objectives and policies in an OCP must not be in conflict with the goals
and policies of the RGS. Section 865(1) of the Local Government Act requires that: “All bylaws adopted
by a regional district board after the board has adopted a regional growth strategy, and all services
undertaken by a regional district after the board has adopted a regional growth strategy, must be
consistent with the regional growth strategy”.
This means that an electoral area OCP, because it is adopted by bylaw, must be consistent with the
RGS and a RCS is one mechanism that can be used to demonstrate that consistency. It is important
to note that formal acceptance of an Electoral Area RCS is not required under Section 866 because the
Board of Directors adopts an Electoral Area OCP Bylaw. The Regional District will be considering
endorsement of Electoral Area RCSs prior to final Bylaw adoption. The adoption of an Electoral Area
OCP Bylaw Amendment [RCS] will follow the normal OCP adoption process, as specified in Section
882 of the Local Government Act.
The revised RCS work plan, as represented in Table 1 below, outlines the tasks, target dates and
resulting deliverables.
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Page 3
Table 1: Revised RCS Work Plan
Target Date July‐August 2015 September‐October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 Milestone Project Initiation, including Legislative Requirements, Project Timelines Report #1 Initial Draft RCS Report #2: Second draft of RCS Bylaw for review, request 2nd Reading referral to Public Hearing Public Hearing Report #3 Refer bylaw to RDNO Board of Directors RGMAC for endorsement Report # 4: Report Final RCS, 3rd Reading and Adoption Deliverables 
Staff Report: EAAC‐ request 1st Reading Refer bylaw to external agencies, First Nations, RDNO departments and APC’s (30 days for review) 

Staff Report :EAAC Public consultation, communications and advertising (optional) 

Public Hearing Minutes Staff Report to EAAC/RGMAC and BoD 

Staff Report: BoD Adopted OCP Amendment Bylaw [RCS] CONSULTATION REQUIREMENTS:
Section 879 of the Local Government Act states that during amendment of an OCP, such as when
developing and adopting a RCS, a jurisdiction must consider what opportunities will be provided for
early consultation and with whom. The local government must:
(a) consider whether the opportunities for consultation with one or more of the persons,
organizations and authorities should be early and ongoing; and,
(b) specifically consider whether consultation is required with:
i. the board of the regional district in which the area covered by the plan is located, in the
case of a municipal official community plan;
ii. the board of any regional district that is adjacent to the area covered by the plan;
iii. the council of any municipality that is adjacent to the area covered by the plan;
iv. first nations;
v. school district boards, greater boards and improvement district boards; and,
vi. the provincial and federal governments and their agencies.
The level of consultation on the development of RCSs, beyond what is required under Section 879, is
at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Based upon the extensive public consultation that was
undertaken during the development of the RGS and the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP Review, it is
the opinion of staff that consultation requirements, as specified in Section 879, are the appropriate level
of consultation for the preparation of a OCP Amendment Bylaw.
ANALYSIS:
The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP contains policies that address: Environment; Agricultural &
Resource Use; Rural, Rural Residential & Residential Use; Commercial; Industrial; Special Use Areas;
Quality of Life; Transportation & Servicing; Economy and Development Permit Areas.
The RCS has been developed as a mechanism to convey the consistency of the OCP’s policies and
approach with the goals and strategies of the RGS.
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Electoral Areas "D" and "E" Official Community Plan Regional Context Statement
Report to Electoral Area Advisory Committee – July 20, 2015
Page 4
Urban Containment and Rural Protection:
The OCP policy framework restricts urban uses and development outside the Rural Protection
Boundary and directs residential and commercial growth towards municipal Growth Areas (Lumby),
which supports the RGS goal of creating a compact urban area. There is a policy which supports
development within the “downtown” Cherryville area however this is predicated on appropriate
servicing. The Rural Protection Boundary does not reflect the potential for development in downtown
Cherryville and will need to be examined during the RGS 5 year review to ensure consistency between
the two plans.
Agriculture and Food Systems:
The OCP supports a robust and diverse agricultural sector by reinforcing the Agricultural Land
Commission in its efforts to protect and enhance farmland. The OCP also contains policies which
supports the production, processing, sale and distribution of locally grown products.
Water Stewardship
The RCS acknowledges the importance of water identifying the OCP supporting policies which address
the many dimensions of water sustainability and responsible water management.
Environment and Natural Lands
The RCS highlights the unique natural features found within the OCP plan area recognizing the need
to preserve and protect these natural assets. The OCP policy framework supports the three goals and
twenty-three policies that address a number of environmental and natural land issues, including
watershed management, environmentally sensitive areas, parks and open spaces, and pollution
reduction.
Economic Development
The RCS acknowledges the reliance of Area “D” and “E” residents on primary industries, mainly forestry,
and agriculture for their livelihood and the need for a diversified regional approach to economic
development. The RCS identities how the OCP supports opportunities that are compatible with the
rural character of the Electoral Areas, including: home occupation; communication connectivity;
agriculture – local food production; and artistic events and festivals that provide economic benefits to
the community.
Transportation and Infrastructure
The RCS identifies how the OCP supports a variety of transportation options that are appropriate within
the rural area and provides direction regarding alternative active transportation routes within
communities, including trails and multi-use paths.
Housing
The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP policy framework supports a range of housing options appropriate
within a rural context, including secondary suites and mobile homes and recognizes that social housing
and affordable housing projects benefit from being in close proximity to an urban location.
Governance and Service Delivery
The RCS acknowledges the need for regional collaboration and community involvement in initiatives to
provide efficient, effective and fiscally responsible services that respond to community needs.
Energy and Emissions:
The OCP has adopted the RGS Green House Reduction target with supporting policies that are
achievable within the rural context of Electoral Areas “D” and “E”. This approach is consistent with the
strategic direction of the RGS.
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
BYLAW No. 2690
A bylaw to amend Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2485, 2011 and
amendments thereto
WHEREAS pursuant to Section 876 [Authority to adopt a bylaw] of the Local Government Act,
R.S.B.C., 1996, Chapter 323, as amended, and Regulations passed pursuant thereto, the Board
of the Regional District of North Okanagan may, by Bylaw, adopt one or more official community
plans;
AND WHEREAS the Board has enacted the “Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community
Plan Bylaw No. 2485, 2011 and amendments thereto to provide a statement of objectives and
policies to guide decisions on planning and land use management, within the area covered by
the plan;
AND WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 895 [Development approval procedures] of the Local
Government Act, the Board must, by bylaw, define procedures under which an owner of land
may apply for an amendment to an Official Community Plan and must consider every
application for an amendment to the plan;
AND WHEREAS the Board has enacted the ”Regional District of North Okanagan Development
Application Procedures and Administrative Fees Bylaw No. 2315, 2008 and amendments
thereto“ to establish procedures to amend an Official Community Plan, a Zoning Bylaw, or a
Rural Land Use Bylaw, or to issue a Permit:
AND WHEREAS the Board is desirable and expedient to amend “Electoral Areas “D” and “E”
Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2485, 2011”.
NOW THEREFORE, the Board of the Regional District of North Okanagan in an open meeting
assembled, hereby ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
CITATION
1. This Bylaw may be cited as “Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community Plan
Amendment Bylaw No. 2690, 2015”.
AMENDMENTS
2. That Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official
Community Plan Bylaw No. 2485, 2011 and amendments thereto be amended by including the
following as Sections 1.6 and 1.7 and renumbering the remaining Sections accordingly:
1.6 REGIONAL GROWTH STRATEGY (RGS)
The North Okanagan Regional Growth Strategy Bylaw No. 2500, 2011 was adopted by the
Regional District on September 21, 2011. The Regional Growth Strategy provides an
integrated strategic policy framework for addressing growth management, compact complete
communities, economic development, transportation, other infrastructure, environmental
concerns and long term regional sustainability, resilience and prosperity. These policies
play three key roles:
1) Provide direction for implementing the Regional Growth Strategy;
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2) Create a common strategic framework for planning at various levels within the North
Okanagan; and,
3) Provide the vision for all levels of government to strive towards.
Much of the implementation of the Regional Growth Strategy occurs through local planning
and actions. The Regional Context Statement identifies the relationship between the OCP
and the policies included within the Regional Growth Strategy.
1.7 REGIONAL CONTEXT STATEMENT
The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community Plan is required by the Local
Government Act to include a Regional Context Statement that identifies the relationship
between the Official Community Plan and the Regional Growth Strategy.
While the OCP and the RGS are separate documents, their content is inter-related. The
OCP is a comprehensive document which provides direction for the management of growth
in the rural unincorporated communities of Electoral Areas “D” and “E” over a twenty year
period. The OCP contains goals and a policy framework which directly supports the twentyone goals of the RGS.
In accordance with Section 865 of the Local Government Act, this OCP must be consistent
with the RGS. All policies in the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP are consistent with, or
complementary to, the goals and policies of the RGS.
The RGS identifies nine key policy areas covering a broad range of issues. Within each
policy area, the RGS has one or more goals, followed by more specific strategies. The
Regional Context Statement illustrates how the OCP will assist in achieving the goals and
strategies established in the RGS.
Urban Containment and Rural Protection
The OCP aligns with the RGS goal of focusing development into Growth Areas by
encouraging residential use (lots less than 1 ha in size) to be located within the Village of
Lumby and not within the plan area. This is done in an effort to protect rural lands. Official
Community Plan policy 5.3.3 does indicate support for residential development in the
“downtown” Cherryville area upon receipt of a comprehensive plan showing servicing
details. Such a development would require a community sewer system. The current RGS
rural protection area does not contemplate this type of development in downtown Cherryville
but can be considered in the Five-year review to ensure consistency between the plans.
Agriculture and Food Systems
Agricultural lands within Electoral Areas “D” & “E” support extensive agricultural uses such
as forage and livestock production which contribute to the rural character of the area. The
Agricultural policies of the OCP support a robust and diverse agricultural sector protecting
and enhancing farmland by establishing minimum parcel sizes and setbacks to minimize the
potential for land use conflicts and support long term agricultural use.
Water Stewardship
The OCP supports the RGS goal of managing water sustainability so all reasonable needs,
including agriculture, are met in a balanced manner. The communities of Electoral Areas
“D” and “E” recognize the value of water, supporting policies within the OCP include: public
education on water supply and water testing; encouraging water conservation for all land
uses and implementation of new technologies to reduce water use; and collaboration with
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the province to ensure data collected through the development review process contributes to
a greater understanding of water resources over the long term.
Environment and Natural Lands
Electoral Areas “D” and “E” contain a diversity of natural features such as lakes, streams,
hills, valleys, forests and open space which are home to various species such as raptors,
owls, songbirds and amphibians. Many of the natural features are in a delicate balance that
may be disturbed by pollution and development. The plan area contains significant natural
features that help define the community and its landscapes including: Mabel Lake, Sugar
Lake, Shuswap River, Rawlings Lake; Upper Shuswap and Monashee Park, Canyons and
Open Mature Forests with large stems; Camel’s Hump and Shuswap Falls. The OCP
contains a number of policies which support the RGS in developing consistent, integrated
environmental policies that will protect water ecosystem function, drinking water sources,
and conserve and enhance biodiversity and ecological services within the Region. Policy
areas include: Environmentally sensitive areas; Watercourse and riparian areas; Wildlife;
Floodplains & Alluvial Fans; Wildfire policies; Tree retention and tree expansion policies;
Energy and Conservation Policies; and Climate Change Policies.
Economic Development
The RGS promotes a regional approach to economic development and encourages a
sustainable, resilient and diverse economy. The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP supports
the RGS goal of economic diversity to create a more sustainable future with various policies
including: fostering a wood culture -ensuring a livelihood for area residents; recognizing the
importance of communication connectivity for businesses and families in rural areas;
supporting initiatives to promote local food production and sale of produce and other local
food products; promoting tourism development; incubating local business- machine shops
and manufacturers, wildcrafting, herbal products, farmer’s markets, home based businesses
and home occupations; and supporting annual sporting and artistic events and festivals as
important economic benefits to the community.
Transportation and Infrastructure
The RGS supports integrated regional transportation planning as well as managing regional
transportation corridors. There is also a commitment to create effective, efficient and
sustainable transportation infrastructure.
The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP
acknowledges Highway 6 as the main highway corridor within the plan area. Over the years
efforts have been made to plan a transportation network with efficient linkages between and
within the rural areas. The Canadian National Railway line from Coldstream to Lumby has
been designated as a transportation corridor. The OCP is supportive of the development of
a Bicycle and Trail Network Plan which would consider crossovers between the road and
trail network and opportunities for alternative transportation modes including: bicycle routes,
trails, a Handi-dart, community van, carpool and car co-operatives.
Housing
Housing choice and affordability was identified as one of the most significant challenges
facing the communities of the North Okanagan during the public consultation process for the
RGS. It is a goal of the RGS to provide for a variety of housing options to meet the diverse
needs of all residents within the region. Within the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP
secondary suites and manufactured homes have been identified as a form of affordable
housing within the rural areas. The OCP does acknowledge that social housing and
affordable housing projects benefit from being in close proximity to an urban location (e.g.
Lumby). The OCP also recognizes that the Electoral Area Zoning Bylaw supports a second
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dwelling in some zones for family members as a strategy to support aging in place with the
ultimate goal of providing additional housing opportunities for seniors.
Governance and Service Delivery
The RGS strives to support regional governance based upon a foundation of regional
cooperation while pursuing efficient, effective and fiscally responsible service delivery.
Residents within Electoral Areas “D” and “E” have indicated support for community
participation in local government initiatives to encourage community engagement and
regional collaboration.
Energy and Emissions
Beginning in 2007, the province of British Columbia moved forward with a number of actions
designed to encourage energy efficiency and reduce emissions of Green House Gases. The
Local Government Act requires that the Regional Growth Strategy include a GHG target and
actions. The RGS has committed to a GHG emissions reduction of 15% by 2020 and 25%
by 2030 from 2007 GHG emission levels. The Electoral Areas “D” and “E” OCP supports the
regional target and has committed to a 25% reduction in community emissions by 2030 from
2007 GHG emission levels. Strategies and Actions have been identified including promoting
pedestrian and cycling facilities; supporting provincial and federal programs to encourage
energy retrofits; reduction of landfill waste; support for Smart Growth planning principles as
applicable to rural areas and protection of ecosystems that perform essential ecosystem
services such as cleaning air and purifying water.
Read a First Time
this
day of
, 2015
Bylaw considered in conjunction with the
Regional District Financial Plan and Waste
Management Plan
this
day of
, 2015
Read a Second Time
this
day of
, 2015
Advertised on
this
this
day of
day of
, 2015
, 2015
Public Hearing held pursuant to the provisions of
Section 890 of the Local Government Act
this
day of
, 2015
Read a Third Time
this
day of
, 2015
ADOPTED
this
day of
, 2015
Chair
Deputy Corporate Officer
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
PLANNING DEPARTMENT
INFORMATION REPORT
DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT APPLICATION
DATE:
July 10, 2015
FILE NO.:
15-0206-B-DVP
APPLICANT:
Scott McPherson
LEGAL DESCRIPTION:
Lot A, Sec 14, Twp 8, ODYD, Plan KAP83645
P.I.D.#
027-044-025
CIVIC ADDRESS:
6425 Highway 97
PROPERTY SIZE:
1.09 ha (2.69 acres)
SERVICING:
Community Water System and Onsite Holding Tank
ZONING:
Highway and Tourist Commercial (C.2)
O.C.P. DESIGNATION:
Commercial / Development Permit Area for Protection of the Natural
Environment (Swan Lake) and Commercial Form and Character
PROPOSAL:
Boundary adjustment subdivision
PROPOSED VARIANCE:
Setback of an existing free standing sign
PLANNING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION:
That upon consideration of input from adjacent landowners, a Development Variance Permit be
issued for the property legally described as Lot A, Sec 14, Twp 8, ODYD, Plan KAP83645 and
located at 6425 Highway 97, Electoral Area “B” to vary Section 1401.4.f.i of the Regional District
of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003 by reducing the front yard setback of an
existing free standing sign from 1.0 m to 0.0 m as shown on the site plan attached to the
Planning Department report dated July 10, 2015; and further,
That the issuance of the Development Variance Permit be withheld until the Ministry of
Transportation and Infrastructure has issued an encroachment permit for the free standing sign.
BACKGROUND:
This report relates to a Development Variance Permit application for the property located at
6425 Highway 97, Electoral Area “B”. The property contains a vehicle dealership (Honda). The
owners are proposing a boundary adjustment subdivision with the adjacent property to the
south. Prior to final subdivision approval, the proposed subdivision requires the issuance of a
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Development Permit for the Form and Character of Commercial Development in accordance
with requirements of Electoral Areas “B” and “C” Official Community Plan. A variance to Section
1401.4.f.i of the Regional District Zoning Bylaw has also been requested in order to reduce the
front yard setback requirement for an existing free standing sign from 1.0 m to 0.0 m.
Application History
A Development Permit with Variance was issued in 1993 for the construction of a car dealership
(Honda) at 6425 Highway 97. The site plan provided with the application identified a proposed
free standing sign to be located on the subject property in accordance with the setback
requirements of the day. The Development Permit with Variance allows a height variance for
the free standing sign to a maximum of 7.62 m. A Building Permit was obtained for the
dealership building but a Sign Permit was not obtained for the free standing sign.
In 2003, a Development Permit was issued to permit an expansion to the Honda dealership
building and replacement of the free standing sign. The Permit notes the sign was to be sited in
accordance with the 1993 issued DP. The new sign was proposed to be 7.32 m in height. The
existing sign is consistent with the drawings of the sign proposed in the 2003 DP application. A
Building Permit was obtained for the dealership addition but a Sign Permit was not obtained for
the free standing sign.
Proposal
The subject property contains an existing vehicle dealership (Honda). The owner is proposing a
boundary adjustment subdivision with the adjacent property to the south. In processing the
subdivision application, it was determined that the existing free standing Honda sign is located
on the adjacent highway right-of-way and as such does not conform to the setback
requirements of the Zoning Bylaw. In this regard, the owner has requested a variance to this
provision of the Zoning Bylaw.
Site Context
The subject property is located on the north side of Highway 97 and the south side of Pleasant
Valley Road. Access to the subject property is gained from a driveway which connects to the
service road adjacent to Highway 97. A secondary access also connects to Pleasant Valley
Road. The property is generally flat and is used for the retail sales (including service and repair)
of automobiles (Honda). A principle building is located near the middle of the property. The
property is serviced by Greater Vernon Water Utility and an on-site holding tank.
The subject property is zoned Highway and Tourist Commercial (C.2) and is designated as
Commercial in the Electoral Areas “B” and “C” Official Community Plan. The property to the
north is zoned Service Commercial (C.4) and the properties to the south are zoned Highway
and Tourist Commercial (C.2). The properties to the southeast are zoned Residential. The
properties to the north and south are designated as Commercial in the OCP. The property to
the east (across Pleasant Valley Road) is zoned Country Residential (C.R), is located within the
Agricultural Land Reserve and is designated in the OCP as Agricultural.
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The following orthophoto of the subject and surrounding property was taken in 2013.
ZONING BYLAW:
The subject property is zoned Highway and Tourist Commercial (C.2). Uses permitted in the
C.2 zone include accessory buildings and structures, accommodation, food service, retail sales
(including parts and accessories), service and repair, and transportation facilities.
Section 1401.4.f.i of the Zoning Bylaw states that the setback of free standing signs from all
property lines shall be not less than 1.0 metre (3.281 feet).
ELECTORAL AREAS “B” AND “C” OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN:
The Electoral Areas “B” and “C” OCP states that all land designated as 'Commercial' are
designated as Development Permit Areas for the establishment of guidelines for the form and
character of commercial development. Subdivisions must obtain a Development Permit as a
condition precedent to subdivisions approval. On reviewing a Development Permit Application,
the Board of Directors is to consider the following guidelines:
1. General principles of building siting and design are provided to help guide quality building
standards appropriate to the plan area as follows:
a. the massing of buildings should be variable in form and should be incorporated where
practical, into smaller blocks;
b. where more than one building is to be constructed on the site, the buildings should share
common architectural features;
c. exterior design and finish should incorporate products which complement the natural
setting and include materials in earth tone colours that are characteristic of the region
such as smooth face brick, stucco, stone, natural stained or painted wood, or some
combination of the above;
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2.
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d. the form and character of development and landscaping should harmonize with the
natural setting and any proposed development and landscaping should:
i.
include groups of large native tree species that will be used to stabilize graded
areas; and
e. retain significant existing vegetation to maintain the existing character of the area. This
is especially important when development occurs adjacent to established rural and low
density residential areas; where commercial or industrial properties border lands that
are in the Agricultural Land Reserve a buffer of sufficient width should be provided
between highway commercial uses and agricultural lands. The buffer must be
landscaped but should not be incorporated into the overall land use activities.
New development must provide safe and efficient vehicle entrances, exits and site
circulation minimizing conflicts between vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Vehicle parking
should be encouraged at the rear or side of a building and should be broken into smaller
groups, and the smaller groups should be separated with landscaping or natural vegetation
while still maintaining sight distances for safe access and egress.
Locate and orientate appropriate site uses to take advantage of views of the lake and valley
setting and maintain open sight lines between the highway and Swan Lake;
Encourage variety in the building form, architecture and uses of commercial sites;
Use site planning, building design and landscaping to:
a. Reduce negative visual impacts of development, particularly as seen from Highway 97,
Pleasant Valley Road and the Swan Lake area in general; and
b. Preserve open space amenities that reflect the rural, natural and residential context of
the area. Develop open space amenities that provide relief from expansive commercial
development.
c. Provide continuous pedestrian access and circulation along the length of the Swan Lake
Corridor as identified in Schedule H.
Building frontages should face collector road, cross streets or the common
parking/circulation space.
Encourage the arrangement of highway commercial uses in clusters. Cluster developments
are characterized by shared driveways, common parking/circulation space and free-standing
or shared buildings.
Discourage flat building facades. Encourage the use of projections, building “additions” and
articulated rooflines, eaves, entrances, windows, walkways, stairwells, patios and public use
areas.
Discourage the location and arrangement of buildings with blank walls facing the lake and
valley.
Guidelines for the use and development of signs in the Commercial Development Permit Area
are provided due to the visual sensitivity of the area in general (e.g. Highway 97 corridor, Swan
Lake, orchard slopes, entrance route to the City of Vernon). The following guidelines are
provided to supplement the requirements of the Zoning Bylaw and are applicable to
development and use of signs and signage in Electoral Areas “B” & “C”:
1. Signs should complement the architecture, material and finish of the building(s) they
advertise.
2. The placement of private signage and use or business-specific signage should be
discouraged:
a. On property other than that which the business or use is resident;
b. Within the highway corridor;
c. Within the railway corridor;
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d. Within or facing Pleasant Valley Road, unless the business or use fronts on Pleasant
Valley Road; and
e. On any lands designated rural or open space.
3. The development and use of the following shall be prohibited:
a. Billboards;
b. Roof-top signs;
c. High-mast signs;
d. Portable or wheel-mounts signs;
e. Signs with temporal lettering capability (e.g. electric lights, magnetic, stick-on, and
channel lettering), except within the Swan Lake Commercial Corridor;
f. Encourage the development and placement of directional logo signage that serves all
business and uses which share common land use designations. The intent is to raise
the profile of an area and identify it as a destination where goods and services are
available.
PLANNING ANALYSIS:
The subject property is designated in the Electoral Areas “B” and “C” Official Community Plan
as Commercial. As the owner is proposing a boundary adjustment subdivision, prior to final
subdivision approval, the issuance of a Development Permit for form and character of
commercial development is required. A DP has previously been issued for the subject property
and no new buildings are proposed. Overall, it is suggested that the property has been
developed in accordance with the requirements of the previously approved DP and that the
proposed subdivision is generally consistent with the current OCP DP Guidelines. Should the
Board authorize the issuance of a Development Variance Permit for the subject sign, the
Planning Department will proceed with authorizing the issuance of a Development Permit for
form and character of commercial development in accordance with the Regional District
Delegation Bylaw No. 2555.
Through this application, the applicant is requesting a variance to Section 1401.4.f.i the Zoning
Bylaw in order to allow an existing free standing sign to continue to be located on a highway
right-of-way. The variance would allow the 1.0 setback requirement to be waived.
The Planning Department recommends that the proposed variance be supported for the
following reasons:
1. the width of the highway right-of-way adjacent to the subject property is wider than that of
the adjacent properties to the south. As such, the sign has roughly the same setback from
the travelled portion of the frontage road as other nearby signs;
2. the Ministry of Transportation has stated that they are willing to issue an encroachment
permit for the sign and they do not have concerns regarding the signs location;
3. the Bylaw Enforcement Officer has also not received complaints regarding the free standing
sign;
4. overall, it doesn’t appear that the setback of the sign has a negative impact on the use and
enjoyment of the adjacent properties.
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Development Variance Permit
15-0206-B-DVP (Scott McPherson)
Page 6
SUMMARY:
The subject Development Variance Permit application proposes to reduce the setback
requirement for an existing free standing sign located on a highway right-of-way next to the
property located at 6425 Highway 97. The Planning Department recommends that that upon
consideration of input from adjacent land owners, the proposed variance related to the existing
sign be supported as the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has no objections to the
sign being located on the highway right-of-way and it does not appear as though the sign
negatively impacts the use and enjoyment of the neighbouring properties.
REFERRAL COMMENTS:
The application was referred for comments to the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Electoral Area "B" Director
Electoral Area "B" Advisory Planning Commission
Electoral Area Advisory Committee
Building Inspection Department
BX/Swan Lake Fire Department
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
The Ministry of Transportation commented they have no objections, in principle, to this
proposal as the existing encroaching landscaping and sign have not posed safety of
maintenance issues to date. However the landowner will have to apply for and receive
an encroachment permit for the landscaping (and sign for Honda) which is currently
located within provincial road right of way. The Ministry is willing to issue an
encroachment permit for the sign and landscaping upon receipt of applications from the
land owners.
Submitted by:
Endorsed by:
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Rob Smailes, MCIP, RPP
General Manager, Planning and Building
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ELECTORAL AREA "B"
DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT APPLICATION
SUBJECT PROPERTY MAP
File:
Applicant:
Location:
15-0206-B-DVP
Scott McPherson
6425 Highway 97
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REGIONAL DISTRICT
of
NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No.: 5363.0
TO:
Board of Directors
FROM:
Engineering
DATE:
August 19, 2015
SUBJECT:
Waste Reduction Initiatives Fund Award
RECOMMENDATION:
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors that funding through the Regional District of North
Okanagan 2015 Waste Reduction Initiatives Fund be awarded to the Food Action Society of the North
Okanagan in the amount of $7,000 and to the Downtown Vernon Association in the amount of $3,000.
BACKGROUND:
The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) has been distributing funding through the Solid Waste
Management Program's Waste Reduction Initiatives Fund (WRI Fund - $10,000) since 2009 to nonprofit organizations undertaking projects with a focus on waste reduction and recycling in the RDNO.
An application package is distributed on-line and advertised in local newspapers. Evaluation criteria
were approved by the RDNO Administrator in 2009 and are still used to date.
Two applications were received in the spring of 2015 and have been thoroughly reviewed by RDNO
staff.
DISCUSSION:
The WRI Fund was established in 2008 following approval at the June 4, 2008 Regional Board meeting.
The WRI Fund is designed to assist community groups, non-profit organizations and individuals to
develop programs, projects, events, processes, technologies, and/or methods to, among other things ,
educate the public, promote a product, promote an event, design equipment, and invent processes that
will advance waste reduction in the RDNO. In doing so, it is anticipated that the recipient's projects will
assist with continued improvement in waste diversion and landfill capacity conservation.
Two applications were received by the April 22, 2015 deadline and both, after communicating with the
applicants, were determined to be qualified with respect to the outlined criteria. The following projects
are being recommended for funding:
1) The Food Action Society of the North Okanagan requested $7,000 for their Backyard Gleaning
Project Re-launch (previously run by the Salvation Army Food Bank) to purchase start up
materials such as weigh scales, ladders, bins and buckets and a shed for temporary storage of
fruit/vegetables before distribution. They will also produce educational material and material to
advertise their program.
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Re: Waste Reduction Initiatives Fund
File No.: 5363.0
Date: August 19, 2015
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2) The Downtown Vernon Association requested $3,000 for an Earth Day and Waste Reduction
week event in Downtown Vernon for April 2016. This event will include a clean-up of Downtown
alleys and streets by business owners and employees; a public focused celebration of Earth
Day, sustainability and knowledge sharing about waste reductions; and a large scale public art
piece working with local artist Amanda Shatzko to create a large scale panel mural with 'found
objects from the clean-up.
FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
The Waste Reduction Initiatives Fund has a total budget amount of $10,000 and the proposed grant
total of $10,000 is requested to be awarded this year. All projects will be showcased in the local media
as a requirement of the funding program.
Submitted by:
Nicole Kohnert, P.Eng.
Manager Regional Engineering Services
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Endorsed by:
~~1 cc: Stephen Banmen, CFO
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NORTH OKANAGAN
REPORT
File No. : 5720.10.05
TO:
Greater Vernon Advisory Committee
FROM:
Engineering, Greater Vernon Water
DATE:
July 27, 2015
SUBJECT:
Greater Vernon Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
RECOMMENDATION:
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, staff report dated July 27, 2015 and titled Greater
Vernon Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan, be received for information.
SUMMARY:
The Greater Vernon Water ( GVW) Drought Management Plan (DMP) (October 2011) identifies
the forecast parameters and triggers to predict potential water shortages and determine what level of
restrictions should be enforced . This report is to notify the Board of Directors (BoD) that although the
drought parameters for GVW are currently in Stage 1 restrictions, forecasts indicate that Stage 2
restrictions may be required to safeguard water supply in the near future. Staff will continue to closely
monitor drought triggers and follow the DMP decision tree to form sound decisions and reduce the impact
to the community.
DISCUSSION:
The DMP forecast parameters are presented in a decision tree. The decision tree was developed to guide
the process for determining appropriate drought response in a given situation. The decision branches on
the tree are based on water demands on the system as well as the current and forecasted state of the
watershed and weather patterns. The DMP notes that it should be used to guide decision makers in
weighing information and understanding the potential outcomes when deciding what drought response
action should be undertaken.
The decision tree is presented below demonstrating that we are on the border line between Stage 1 and
Stage 2 water restrictions and the following discussion outlines the parameters and triggers used to decide
on which Stage to activate:
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Report to: BOD
From: Engineering
Re: GVW Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
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The storage levels indicate a Stage 1 restriction stage when levels are more than 14,060 ML but
less than 14,800 ML on July 15th. Duteau Creek Water Treatment Plant (DCWTP) reservoir
storage was 14,484 ML on July 15th about 1,900 ML below the past 10 year average.
The storage levels are measured weekly and graphed. For July 22nd the storage level was 13,413
ML, 2,196 ML below the past 10 year average.
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2.
Date July 27, 2015
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Upland Snow Pack
The upland snow pack does not factor into the decision on restrictions at this time of the year.
However it should be noted that the 2014/2015 winter was warm with lower than normal snow pack.
The freshet started in April of this year, which is the earliest seen on record. This initiated the earliest
corresponding reservoir spill on record. Due to the early spill and low snow pack the spill stopped
on June 101h which is a typical time for the spill to begin. Although the reservoirs filled this spring,
the use of stored water so early in the year, with lack of June rain is the primary factor of lower than
normal storage levels in the reservoirs today.
3.
The River Forecast Center Report
The River Forecast Centre, Map of Drought levels shows the Okanagan at a Level 3 - Very Dry
(http://bcrfc. env. gov. be.ca/lowflow/droug htmap. htm ).
The stream flow graphs available on this website include the Coldstream Creek (main tributary for
Kalamalka Lake) at 45% Median flow and the Shuswap River near Enderby (Duteau is a tributary
of the Shuswap River) at 39% Median flow. These stations are two of the indicators for the Provincial
Drought Plan.
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Re: GVW Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
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The Temperature and Precipitation Probabilistic Forecast for the Southern Interior of BC shows
100% continued above normal temperatures and 50-60 % lower than normal precipitation for July
through September 2015. (http://weather.gc.ca/saisons/prob e. html).
5. Water Demands
The early start of using stored water in June in combination with prolonged high temperatures
(+30 C) and low precipitation changed the irrigation timing and increased the water demand to 110 ML per
day from the DCWTP. Stage 1 restrictions came into effect July 7th and the average daily demands reduced
to 80 ML per day (with approximately 10 ML per day of water demand transferred to Kalamalka Lake).
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Report to: BOD
Re: GVW Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
The water demand from Kalamalka Lake increased from 28 ML to 40 ML per day due to operational
changes to maximize the water licence and reduce demand on the Duteau source. Water demand from
Kalamalka Lake wi ll likely increase to 50 ML per day once the watermain project on 25th Ave. is
completed (estimated July 3151). With some programm ing work required , this can increase to 55 to 60
ML per day to fully utilize the flow allowance on Kalamalka Lake.
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In total the utility has seen a 13% reduction in total water demand since the implementation of Stage 1
restrictions on July 7, 2015 and the goal is to reduce water demands by 10% during this stage . .
FINANCIAL/BUDGETARY CONSIDERATIONS:
Staff wi ll continue to use the 2011 GVW Drought Management Plan. Customers have responded to the
Stage 1 water demand reduction request. Moving to Stage 2 Water Restrictions at this time would impact
the utility financially, however if demands increase and storage levels reduce to Stage 2 trigger levels, the
utility will need to respond.
PERSONNEL IMPLICATIONS:
Implementing Stage 2 restrictions will requ ire staff resources to monitor and manage the restrictions. The
following outlines areas that may require additional staff time and impacts on customer classes:
Enforcement- Stage 2 will require increased enforcement as water demands will need to reduce
by 20%. Stage 1 has meant increased enforcement and awareness, however Stage 2 will mean
greater staff time as greater investigative effort is needed to allow for ticketing .
Agriculture Customers - A llocation would be affected in the Agriculture sector if GVW moved to
Stage 2, which requires a 20% reduction in allocation. Meters would need to be read and inspected
more frequently. A letter is being sent out to Agricu ltural customers (see attached).
Operations - Staff will be ba lancing the non-potable water systems (King Edward and wells)
effectively to ensure continued supply as we ll as the potable water supplies. Current demand
levels on the King Edward system are high so staff have met with largest affected customer to
inform them of this status and the potential to fu lly draw down the lake if demands remain at current
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Report to: BOD
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Re: GVW Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
levels. This customer has been working effectively with GVW staff on avoiding supply shortfall and
to manage the demand.
Water Quality - Increased temperatures and low precipitation increase risk of bacteria re-growth
in distribution system. If Stage 2 restrictions are required, only unscheduled water main flushing
will be allowed for Health and Safety reasons. The flushing program is an important factor in
maintaining good water quality. Increased sampling and maintenance may be required .
EXTERNAL AGENCY/PUBLIC COMMENTS:
Staff have been in contact with the Ministry of Agriculture and Okanagan Basin Water Board to gather
current stream flow data and coordinate regional concerns on drought. The Ministry of Forests, Lands
and Natural Resources Operations has also requested a voluntary reduction of 30% in water use from
water purveyors (see attached letter dated July 20, 2015).
COMMUNICATIONS CONSIDERATIONS:
Staff will arrange a meeting with the Drought Response Team for July 29 to keep the large water users
and stakeholders informed and updated on the GVW DMP and restrictions.
The GVW Website is kept current and newspaper ads have been ongoing (weekly, see attachment). Radio
ads are running daily to keep the community informed. Door hangers are used by municipal Operations
and GVW staff to inform customers when water is not being used properly (wrong time/day, on street or
sidewalk). An enforcement database is being maintained to record violations and allow staff to monitor
violators , improving customer communications when complaints are reported by the public.
Message to GVW customers:
GVW is monitoring water consumption daily and we are currently on Stage 1 water restrictions; however,
should water demands increase we may be required to move into Stage 2 water restrictions.
Submitted by:
Submitted b
Rene~lark
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Water Quality Manager
Reviewed by:
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General Manager, Engineering
Attachments:
- Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations - Low Water Advisory and Water
Conservation Request
- Regional District of North Okanagan - Weekly Ad
- GVW Agriculture Customer Letter
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
ELECTORAL AREAS:
MEMBER MUNICIPALITIES:
C ITY OF ARMSTRONG
DISTRICT OF COLDSTREAM
C ITY OF ENDERBY
V ILLAGE OF LUMBY
TOWNSHIP OF SPALLUMCHEEN
CITY OF VERNON
"B" - SWAN LAKE
"C" - B.X. DISTRICT
"D" - LUMBY (RURAL)
"E" - CHERRYVILLE
"F" - ENDERBY (RURAL)
OUR FILE No.: 5780.03.02
OFFICE OF: ENGINEERING
July 28, 2015
Click & Insert Addressee Name
Click & Insert Address
Click & Insert City, Click & Insert Postal Code
Dear Click & Insert Name:
Re: 2015 Drought and Agricultural Water Restrictions
This letter is being sent to inform you that Greater Vernon Water (GVW) is considering Stage 2
Water Restrictions. While we remain at Stage 1 at this time, GVW is contacting you now so
that you can take steps to conserve where you can and help to avoid Stage 2.
If we are required to go to Stage 2, agricultural water customers would be asked to reduce their
water use by 20% of their allocation (pro-rated based on the number of days remaining in the
irrigation season - see calculation enclosed). Any farms found to be using more than their
Stage 2 (reduced) allocation would be charged for that water use according to the Over
Allocation Fees set out in Bylaw No. 2672. If a customer is found to be wasting water their water
service may also be turned off.
GVW may be required to start turn off a week early (around Sept. 8) to preserve our water
storage, even if we remain in Stage 1. Late turn off applications may be considered, but Off
Season Fees ($0.77/m 3) would be charged. GVW hopes that by providing this advance notice
you can prepare your farm for this possibility.
While we may have enough water this year, going into 2016 with extremely low reservoirs may
mean a water shortage next year. We are hoping that measures taken now to maximize water
use efficiency, find and repair leaks, and cutback irrigation when possible, will help to
avoid a shortage.
GVW appreciates the efforts of customers to conserve . Since the start of Stage 1 Restrictions
on July 7, water demand has been reduced by approximately 13% compared to 2014 water use.
Please remember that water from your agricultural water service is to be used for agricultural
activities only. This water cannot be used to wash vehicles or water lawns, landscaping, and
food gardens for personal use. GVW enforcement staff are checking for properties using their
agricultural water for non-farming purposes and will issue tickets according RDNO Ticket
Information Authorization Amendment Bylaw No. 2627, 2014.
(http://www.rdno.ca/bylaws/BL_ 1148_C.pdf).
Regional District of North Okanagan
9848 Aberdeen Road
Coldstream, BC V1 B 2K9
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Phone:
Fax:
Web:
E-mail:
250.550.3700
250.550.3701
www.rdno.ca
[email protected]
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We would also like to take this opportunity to provide you with information on the amount of
water used to date at the aforementioned property:
Property Address
Propertv Leaal Lot Number
Property Plan Number
Allocation (Hectares)
Maximum Flow Rate (litres per second)
Annual Maximum Water Available (m 3 )
lrriaation Water Volume used to June 2015 (m 3 )
PercentaQe of Allocation Used
AgConnect User ID
«PropertvAddress»
«LotNum*»
«PlanNum*»
«Allocation(Ha)»
<<Maximum Flow Rate (litres/second)>>
<<Allocation(CM)>>
«Consumption»
<<Percent>>
UserlD
Efficient irrigation scheduling helps producers maximize crop productivity and avoid over
consumption fees. Excessive watering or irrigation leaks can lead to soil erosion, lost nutrients,
and over application of costly chemicals.
Useful irrigation info and tips:
Irrigation Association of B.C.'s list of local certified irrigation professionals:
www.irrigationbc.com/irrigation/certifications/search
Farmwest Irrigation and Weather Forecast Info: www.farmwest.ca
BC Tree Fruit Cooperative field service: 250-470-4200
For information on irrigation scheduling, Environmental Farm Plans, and the AgConnect tool for
tracking your water use during the irrigation season, visit www.rdno.ca/agconnect. Using the
AgConnect User ID in the above table, you can log in to view your monthly water use and track
how much of your allocation has been used. Please contact Jennifer Miles, at 250-550-3684 or
e-mail [email protected] if you have any questions about AgConnect or your water use.
Yours truly,
Jennifer Miles, MEDes
Water Sustainability Coordinator
JM/zm
Enclosures:
Calculating Allocation
How to Read a Water Meter
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Calculating Allocation
The volumetric maximum is set at 5,500 cubic metres (5500 m 3 ) of water per hectare of
allocation per year, which converts to 21. 7 inches of water over the allocated area. This
volumetric maximum represents the average of the total plant water requirements over a year
using an irrigation efficiency of 72%, as calculated by the BC Ministry of Agriculture for light soils
with a sunny exposure in the North Okanagan.
Multiply your allocation (hectares) by 5,500 to get your allocation volume in cubic metres
to compare to your meter readings.
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To calculate the prorated 20% allocation reduction , divide your allocation (in cubic
metres) by the number of days in the growing season (153 days) then multiply that
number by the remaining days left (e.g. 30 days from Aug. 8) to get your remaining
allocation. Multiply that volume by 20%, then subtract this volume from your normal total
allocation volume to get your new total allocation.
Example using 1ha allocation:
1. 1ha x 5500m 3/ha
2. Divide
5500m 3
=5500m
3
by 153 days
~normal
=36m
3
allocation volume
per day (daily allocation)
3. 36x30 days (if Stage 2 is started Aug .8 and early turn off is Sept. 8)
=1080m3
4 . 1080m 3 is the allocation remaining for the last 30 days of the season
5. Multiply 1080m3 by 20% (1080m 3 x 0.20
= 216m 3)
6. Reduce normal allocation volume by 216m 3
7. Stage 2 Allocation = 5284m 3
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How to Read a Water Meter
The water meter reads in cubic meters. A cubic meter is equal to 1,000 liters or 264 US gallons.
The meter depicted below reads 68,621 .06 cubic meters. Water meters also have a Low Flow
Indicator (circle or triangle) that rotates when water passes through the meter. If your irrigation
system is off and this indicator is turning, you may have a leak in your system.
Digital or Analog
Read-Out
Decimal Point
Low Flow
Indicator
(sometimes a triangle)
Serial Number
(Engraved on the meter
- location can vary)
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Date: July 20, 2015
To: Thompson Okanagan Reg ion Water Licence Ho lders
Re: Low Water Advisory and Water Conservation Request
The Southern BC Interior is facing critical water shortages. The purpose of th is letter is to request you r
paiticipation in vol un taiy wate r usage reductions for the re mainder of the dry season and to give you advance
notification of the potential for regulated restrictions on water licences should conditions worsen.
Water levels are rapidly dropping in streams and aquifers due to low winter snow packs and extremely dry
weathe r patterns experienced this past spring. Weather predictio ns for the remainde r of the summer are caliing
for continued hot, dry cond itions. In the Thompson Okanagan Region, drought leve ls are currently at level 3
(very dry). Please v isit the drought map to identify the drought level in your area:
http://bcrfc.en v. gov. bc.ca/lowflow/drou gh tmap .htm
We are asking fo r your help in reducing water use by adopting voluntary water conservation measures in the
hopes of avoid ing futu re water restrictions. For bas ins in drought level 3, a 30% reduction in water use is
requested . If you r licence inc ludes a storage compone nt, please note the timing of w hen you are permitted to
divert water into storage, and the timing of when yo u are required to be using stored water. Under the tenns of
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the licence, water must not be diverted to storage after June 15 '. Please ensure that yo u are adhering to the
terms of your licence.
Please c heck the following s ites for info rmation a nd regular updates on drought cond ition:
• Drought information and drought maps by water bas in : http://www.livingwatersma1t.ca/drought/
• Snowpack a nd water supply conditions: http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca/bu lleti ns/watersupp ly/current.h tm
• Low streamtlow advisories: http://bcrfc.env. gov.bc.ca/ lowfl ow/ index.htm
• Information and tips for ranchers and the agricu lture industry:
http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/resmgmt/publist/Water.htm#drought
•
Information regarding fis h habitat protection and the Fisheries Protection Po licy: http://www.dfompo.gc.ca/pnw-ppe/pol/ index-eng.html
Thank.you for yo ur suppo1t. Conserv ing water is everyone's responsibility, even more so in t imes of water
shortage. If you have any questions a bout your water licence, please contact FrontCounter BC at
http://www.frontcounterbc.gov .bc.ca/, or call 1-877-855-3222.
Many thanks,
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Ray Crampton
A/Regional Executi ve Director
Thompson Okanagan Region
M inistry of F orests, Lands and
N atural Resource Operations
Thompson Okanagan Region
J\d<lrcss:
Tel:
3•1 Floor, 441 Columbia Street
Fax:
Kamloops, BC V2C 2T1
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Stage 1 Water Restri ctions
Greater Vernon Water customers are now on Stage One water restrictions. Customers
can choose to irrigate up to 3 days per week , although most lawns and established
gardens only need to be watered once a week.
Outdoor Water use ftestrlcUons •
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Manual Sprinklers
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Between 6am-1 Oam
and 7pm-12am
Automated Sprinlllers
Between 12am-6am
Odd numbered homes can water Tuesday, Thursday, and/or Saturdays.
Even numbered homes can water Wednesday, Friday, and/or Sundays.
Avoid watering in the heat of the day, from 1Oam - 7pm .
Think water. Only water when needed!
Find out more by visiting www.rdno.ca/waterrestrictions.
Make Your Waterwise Pledge and Win!
Make your WaterWise pledge this summer!
Visit www.makewaterwork.ca and tell us
how you plan to conserve water for a
chance to win a waterwise yard upgrade
worth over $8,000! While there, check out
the Make Water Work Pla nt Collection
developed by Bylands Nursery to get ideas
for beautifying your yard with waterwise
plants.
2015 4-H Bursary
,
The Regional District of North Okanagan is pleased to announce
?; ,. ~ the continuation of a bursary in cooperation with the Interior
"/ Provincial Exhibition. One $500 bursary will be awarded to a
deserving student who is planning to further their education at
recognized post-secondary institutions in the field of Agriculture
or in a discipline related to Agriculture. The successful applicant
must have been a 4-H member and a resident of a North
Okanagan Regional District Electoral Area or municipality.
The deadline for applications is August 10, 2015. Additional
information and an application form can be found on our website at
www.rdno.ca or by emailing [email protected]
Dog Parks in Greater Vernon - Reminder
With the beautiful weather upon us, dog lovers and their furry friends find
themselves spending more time outside. The Regional District of North
Okanagan would like to remind residents and visitors that Greater
Vernon has many beautiful off-leash parks where dogs are
perm itted; however, for the safet y and enjoyment of everyone ,
we would like to stress that in mixed use parks that permit dogs,
such as Marshall Fields, dog owners are required to keep their
dogs on-leash. We would also like to remind the public that
dogs are not permitted on Greater Vernon beaches. For more
information regarding dog permitted parks in Greater Vernon,
visit http://www.rdno.ca/docs/Dog_Parks_201 4. pdf.
Water Main Flus hing
Water main flushing will occur in the following locations in Vernon this week :
Pleasant Valley Road and 2511' Street area from 39th Ave to 4Bth
Anderson Way to 201h Street area from 481h Ave to 581h Ave
Upcoming Meetings
July 14
9:00am
VVhite Valley Parks, Resreatien aml C1o1ll1o1re /\811isery Cemmittee Cancelled
July 16
6 :00pm
Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee
July 22
1 :aopm
Regienal Grewth-Management .O.El·iisery Gemmiltee - Cancelled
Committee of the Whole - Parks Boundary Adjustment Process
and Stickle Road I Highway 97 Update
Board of Directors
2:30pm
4:00pm
Please note: The above dates and times are subject to change. Please
refer to the meeting schedule at www.rd no.ca to confirm .
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a REGULAR meeting of the REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY
COMMITTEE of the REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN held in the Boardroom at
the Regional District Office on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
Members: D. Lapierre
Director M. Macnabb
Director B. Fleming
Director H. Halvorson
Alt. Director B. Case
Councillor P. McClean
Director J. Brown
M. Asif
I. Eggen
P. Stockdale
R. van Dalfsen
P. Wendt
M. Witt
B. Naka
Agricultural Producer
Electoral Area “C”
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area “F”
City of Enderby
District of Coldstream
Township of Spallumcheen
Agricultural Producer
Agricultural Producer
Agricultural Producer
Agricultural Producer
Agricultural Producer
Agricultural Commodity
Member at Large
Chair
Vice Chair
Staff:
R. Smailes
L. Frank
A. Bevan
General Manager, Planning and Building
Regional Planning Projects Manager
Executive Assistant, Planning and Building
Also
Present:
R. Fairbairn
Mayor Jim Garlick
Member of the Public
Electoral Area “D”
District of Coldstream
Board Chair
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:06 p.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting – July 16, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Macnabb and Councillor McLean
That the agenda of the July 16, 2015 regular meeting of the Regional Agricultural Advisory
Committee be approved with the following additions:
- Item E.2 – BC Agriculture & Climate Change Regional Adaptation Strategies
- Item E.3 – RDNO Building Bylaw No. 2670, 2015
- Item E.4 – Garlic Farming
- Item E.5 – Breakfast on the Farm
CARRIED
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ADOPTION OF MINUTES
Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting – April 16, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Macnabb and Councillor McClean
That the minutes of the April 16, 2015 meeting of the Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee
be adopted as circulated.
CARRIED
NEW BUSINESS
Regional Agricultural Area Plan
The Regional Planning Projects Manager facilitated a discussion on the consultant’s
recommended edits which were based on the referral feedback received for the draft Regional
Agricultural Area Plan. Based on these discussions a number of changes have been made
including:
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Recommendation 1.1 – remove “and permanent”
Recommendation 1.3 – include lands adjacent to ALR which are major urban
developments
Recommendation 1.4 – no change
Recommendation 1.11 – no change
Recommendation 3.7 – remove
Recommendation 3.8 – Support farmers to continue…
Recommendation 3.9 – include recommendation
Recommendation 3.10 – remove
Recommendation 3.11 – include recommendation
Recommendation 6.2 – include federal and provincial regulations
Recommendation 6.5 – remove and refer to Regional Growth Strategy Support Team for
consideration through the Regional Growth Strategy 5-Year Review
Recommendation 6.6 – use recommended changes
Recommendation 6.7 – no change
Recommendation 6.14 – no change
Recommendation 6.15 – require more information
Brief discussion on the three implementation options which were deemed feasible and one of
which is not; preferred Option B.
Moved and seconded by Director Macnabb and Councillor McClean
That the revised Regional Agricultural Area Plan be amended based on discussions held at the
July 16, 2015 meeting of the Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee and be placed on a
future Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting for further discussion and clarification.
CARRIED
BC Agriculture & Climate Change Regional Adaptation Strategies
Staff informed the Committee of the Climate Action Initiative Regional Agricultural Adaptation
Strategies initiative and provided a copy of the Draft Terms of Reference & Membership for an
Okanagan Agricultural Adaptation Advisory Committee.
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The goal is to develop an Okanagan Climate Adaptation Strategies by March 2016 with
implementation of the strategies to begin in Spring 2016.
RDNO Building Bylaw No. 2670, 2015
Brief discussion regarding the changes in the new proposed Building Bylaw regarding
agricultural buildings and the authorization to construct process.
Garlic Farming
Director Macnabb gave a brief overview of his son’s garlic farming experience.
Breakfast on the Farm
Breakfast on the Farm will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at
Riverbreeze Farms, 4460 Larkin X Road, Armstrong.
ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Dennis Lapierre
General Manager, Planning and Building
Rob Smailes
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a REGULAR meeting of the GREATER VERNON ADVISORY COMMITTEE of the
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN held in the Boardroom at the Regional District
Office on Thursday, August 6, 2015.
Members:
Director J. Cunningham
Alternate Director J. Garlick
Councillor G. Kiss
Director B. Fleming
Director M. Macnabb
Alternate Director B. Spiers
Director A. Mund
T. Osborn
City of Vernon
District of Coldstream
District of Coldstream
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area "C"
City of Vernon
City of Vernon
Agricultural Representative
Staff:
S. Banmen
L. Mellott
General Manager, Finance
General Manager, Electoral Area
Administration
Deputy Corporate Officer
Community Development Coordinator
Manager, Parks
Manager, Greater Vernon Water
Water Quality Manager
Water Sustainability Coordinator
Clerk, Parks, Recreation and Culture
P. Juniper
T. Nelson
K. Pinkoski
Z. Marcolin
R. Clark
J. Miles
H. Roseberry
Also Present: Director R. Fairbairn
Director D. Dirk
Councillor P. McClean
Media and Public
Electoral Area “D”
District of Coldstream
District of Coldstream
Chair
Vice Chair
Board Chair
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 8:00 a.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Greater Vernon Advisory Committee – August 06, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Mund and Alternate Director Spiers
That the Agenda of the August 06, 2015 Greater Vernon Advisory Committee meeting be
approved with the following addition:
Item E.6 – Citizens for Changes to the Master Water Plan
CARRIED
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ADOPTION OF MINUTES
Greater Vernon Advisory Committee – July 9, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Mund
That the minutes of the July 9, 2015 Greater Vernon Advisory Committee meeting be adopted as
circulated.
CARRIED
NEW BUSINESS
Greater Vernon Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan
Moved and seconded by Alternate Director Garlick and Director Mund
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, staff report dated July 27, 2015 and titled
Greater Vernon Water Restrictions and Drought Management Plan, be received for information.
CARRIED
2015 Infrastructure Planning Grant Program Application
Moved and seconded by Alternate Director Garlick and Director Macnabb
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the funding application for $10,000 to the
Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, Infrastructure Planning Grant Program,
for the Greater Vernon Water Asset Management –Water Main Assessment Project be endorsed.
CARRIED
Water Allocation Purchase for 6842 Learmouth Road, Coldstream, BC and 6872 Learmouth
Road, Coldstream, BC
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Fleming
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the purchase of 1.55 hectares (ha) of water
allocation for the property located at 6842 Learmouth Road, Coldstream, B.C. and legally
described as Lot 3, Section 14, Plan KAP5902 be authorized; and further,
That the purchase of 4.05 hectares of water allocation for the property located at 6872 Learmouth
Road, Coldstream, B.C. and legally described as Lot 2, Section 14, Plan KAP5902, be authorized.
Moved and seconded by Alternate Director Garlick and Councillor Kiss to amend the motion as
follows:
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the purchase of 1.55 hectares (ha) of water
allocation for the property located at 6842 Learmouth Road, Coldstream, B.C. and legally
described as Lot 3, Section 14, Plan KAP5902 be authorized as per past practice; and further,
That the purchase of 4.05 hectares of water allocation for the property located at 6872 Learmouth
Road, Coldstream, B.C. and legally described as Lot 2, Section 14, Plan KAP5902, be authorized
as past practice; and further,
That staff be directed to bring forward a policy regarding allocation purchase.
CARRIED
Opposed - Alternate Director Spiers
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Moved and seconded by Councillor Kiss and Director Macnabb
That the applicant of 6872 and 6842 Learmouth Road be permitted to speak to the matter
regarding the purchase of water allocation.
CARRIED
Opposed - Alternate Director Spiers
Regional District of North Okanagan Cross Connection Control Regulation Bylaw
Amendment No. 2683, 2015
Moved and seconded by Agricultural Representative Osborn and Director Macnabb
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors Regional District of North Okanagan Cross
Connection Control Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 2683, 2015 be given First, Second and
Third Reading; and further,
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors Regional District of North Okanagan Cross
Connection Control Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 2683, 2015 be adopted.
CARRIED
Canada Day Grant Service Establishment
Moved and seconded by Director Fleming and Alternate Director Garlick
That the matter of Canada Day Grant Service Establishment be deferred until a delegation has
been heard from the Vernon Canada Day Committee to provide information regarding future
Canada Day funding requirements.
CARRIED
Citizens for Changes to the Master Water Plan
The email dated July 21, 2015 from Terry Mooney representing the Citizens for Changes to the
Master Water Plan was circulated to the Committee for discussion.
Moved and seconded by Alternate Directors Garlick and Spiers
That the correspondence dated July 21, 2015 from Citizens for Changes to the Master Water Plan
be included for consideration in the selection process for the 2012 Master Water Plan Stakeholder
Advisory Committee (SAC); and further,
That any further submissions received for consideration be forwarded for inclusion.
CARRIED
BUSINESS ARISING FROM DELEGATIONS
North Valley Gymnastics Society
Moved and seconded by Alternate Directors Garlick and Spiers
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the request from the North Valley Gymnastics
Society, requesting land and financial support for a new facility, be deferred until the completion
of the Greater Vernon Cultural Plan so a similar model can be considered to process future
requests.
CARRIED
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REPORTS
Chief Administrative Officer’s Report
The Chief Administrative Officer provided a report on the following:
Greater Vernon Water Enforcement
Moved and seconded by Agricultural Representative Osborn and Alternate Director Garlick
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, staff be directed to bring back a report and
Terms of Reference to a future Greater Vernon Advisory Committee regarding the establishment
of a Drought Management Response Committee to serve as a select committee of the Greater
Vernon Advisory Committee.
CARRIED
IN CAMERA
Moved and seconded by Director Mund and Alternate Director Garlick
That, pursuant to Section 92 of the Community Charter, the regular meeting of the Greater Vernon
Advisory Committee convene In Camera to deal with matters deemed closed to the public in
accordance with Section 90(1)(e) of the Community Charter.
CARRIED
ADJOURNMENT
The regular meeting of the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee adjourned to meet In Camera at
9:58 a.m.
The regular meeting of the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee reconvened at 11:17 a.m.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 11:17 a.m.
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Juliette Cunningham
Deputy Corporate Officer
Paddy Juniper
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a REGULAR meeting of the ELECTORAL AREA ADVISORY COMMITTEE of the
REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN held in the Boardroom at the Regional District
Office on Thursday, August 6, 2015.
Members: Director B. Fleming
Director M. Macnabb
Director R. Fairbairn
Director H. Cameron
Director H. Halvorson
Electoral Area “B”
Electoral Area “C”
Electoral Area “D”
Electoral Area “E”
Electoral Area “F”
Chair
Vice Chair
Staff:
L. Mellott
G. Routley
L. Frank
A. Page
J. dePfyffer
A. Bevan
General Manager, Electoral Area Administration
Deputy Planning Manager
Regional Planning Projects Manager
Sustainability Coordinator
Small Utilities Manager
Executive Assistant, Planning and Building
Also
Present:
K. Triance
J. Lockwood
R. Morgan
RCMP Rural Commander
Conservation Officer Service
Regional Crime Prevention Coordinator City of Vernon
Electoral Area “D”
Alt. Director D. Hackett
Media and Public
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 2:00 p.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Regular Agenda – August 6, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Fairbairn and Macnabb
That the Agenda of the August 6, 2015 Electoral Area Advisory Committee meeting be approved
as presented.
CARRIED
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
Electoral Area Advisory Committee – July 9, 2015
Moved and seconded by Directors Cameron and Halvorson
That the minutes of the July 9, 2015 Electoral Area Advisory Committee Meeting be adopted as
circulated.
CARRIED
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DELEGATIONS
Vernon / North Okanagan Detachment – Policing Second Quarter Report
The RCMP provided an update on activities undertaken over the second quarter (2015).
Moved and seconded by Directors Cameron and Macnabb
That the Second Quarter reports dated July 15, 2015 from the Vernon / North Okanagan
Detachment – Municipal and Rural Policing and the Second Quarter report from the Victims
Assistance Program be received for information.
CARRIED
Vernon / North Okanagan Safe Communities Unit
The Regional Crime Prevention Coordinator provided an update on activities he has undertaken
over the past month.
Moved and seconded by Directors Cameron and Macnabb
That the report dated July 28, 2015 from the Vernon / North Okanagan Detachment – Safe
Communities Unit be received for information.
CARRIED
Conservation Officer Service - LOCKWOOD, Josh
The Conservation Officer provided an update on activities the Conservation Officer Service has
undertaken in relation to the 2015 Enhanced Boat Patrol Program. Officer Lockwood also
provided information regarding Transport Canada’s Boating Safety Contribution Program.
Rezoning Application - HOLLENBACH, K. and S. - File No. 15-0231-C-RZ
No one was present to speak to the application.
Development Variance Permit Application - MCPHERSON, S. - File No. 15-0206-B-DVP
No one was present to speak to the application.
NEW BUSINESS
Rezoning Application
HOLLENBACH, K. and S. - File No. 15-0231-C-RZ
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Fairbairn
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 which
proposes to rezone a 4.8 ha portion of the property legally described as Lot 23, Sec 25, Twp 8,
ODYD, Plan 1956, Except Plans 8464 and KAP83894 and located at 7616 McLennan Road,
Electoral Area “C” from the Non-Urban (N.U) zone to the Country Residential (C.R) zone as shown
on Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be given First and Second
Readings and referral to a Public Hearing; and further,
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That Adoption of Rezoning Bylaw No. 2689, 2015 be withheld until the Ministry of Transportation
and Infrastructure has endorsed the Bylaw in accordance with the requirements of Section 52(3)
of the Transportation Act.
CARRIED
Development Variance Permit Application
MCPHERSON, S. - File No. 15-0206-B-DVP
Moved and seconded by Directors Halvorson and Macnabb
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, upon consideration of input from adjacent
landowners, a Development Variance Permit be issued for the property legally described as Lot
A, Sec 14, Twp 8, ODYD, Plan KAP83645 and located at 6425 Highway 97, Electoral Area “B” to
vary Section 1401.4.f.i of the Regional District of North Okanagan Zoning Bylaw No. 1888, 2003
by reducing the front yard setback of an existing free standing sign from 1.0 m to 0.0 m as shown
on the site plan attached to the Planning Department report dated July 10, 2015; and further,
That the issuance of the Development Variance Permit be withheld until the Ministry of
Transportation and Infrastructure has issued an encroachment permit for the free standing sign.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2683 - Cross Connection Control Regulation Amendment
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Cameron
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors Regional District of North Okanagan Cross
Connection Control Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 2683, 2015 be given First, Second and
Third Reading; and further,
That Regional District of North Okanagan Cross Connection Control Regulation Amendment
Bylaw No. 2683, 2015 be Adopted.
CARRIED
Bylaw 2690 - Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official Community Plan Amendment
Moved and seconded by Directors Cameron and Fairbairn
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Official
Community Plan Amendment Bylaw 2690, 2015 be given First Reading and considered in
conjunction with the Regional District
(i)
financial plan and
(ii)
waste management plan
pursuant to Section 882 of the Local Government Act; and further,
That Bylaw No. 2690, 2015 be referred to various agencies and First Nations in accordance with
Section 879 of the Local Government Act; and further,
That Bylaw No. 2690, 2015 be referred to the Electoral Areas “D” and “E” Advisory Planning
Commissions for review and comment.
CARRIED
Boating Safety Contribution Program
Moved and seconded by Directors Fairbairn and Cameron
That the Boating Safety Contribution Program Applicant’s Guide be received for information.
CARRIED
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REPORTS
Advisory Planning Commission Meetings
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Fairbairn
That the minutes of the following Advisory Planning Commission meetings be received for
information:
 Electoral Area “B” – Meeting of July 29, 2015
 Electoral Area “C” – Meeting of July 29, 2015
CARRIED
Building Inspections Statistical Reports
Moved and seconded by Directors Macnabb and Cameron
That the June 2015 Building Inspections Statistical Reports be received for information.
CARRIED
Building Inspection Revenue Report
Moved and seconded by Directors Halvorson and Fairbairn
That the July 2015 Building Inspections Revenue Report be received for information.
CARRIED
General Manager’s Report
The General Manager, Electoral Area Administration provided an update on the following matters:
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Local Government Finance 101 Seminar: Accounting for the Non-Accountants
UBCM Annual Conference
Casual Plan Checker position
ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:03 p.m.
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Bob Fleming
General Manager
Leah Mellott
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REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
MINUTES of a REGULAR meeting of the WHITE VALLEY PARKS, RECREATION AND
CULTURE ADVISORY COMMITTEE of the REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NORTH OKANAGAN
held in the Boardroom at the Village of Lumby Municipal Hall, Lumby, BC on Monday, August 10,
2015.
Members: Director R. Fairbairn
Councillor R. Ostafichuk
Director H. Cameron
Electoral Area “D”
Village of Lumby
Electoral Area “E”
Staff:
J. Sundin
Community Development Coordinator
Village of Lumby, Public Works and Parks
Superintendent
Director of Finance, Village of Lumby
Trustee D. Squair
School District No. 22
Others:
T. Nelson
D. Manson
Chair
Vice Chair
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 9:10 a.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee – August 10, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Cameron and Councillor Ostafichuk
That the Agenda of the August 10, 2015 White Valley Parks, Recreation, and Culture Advisory
Committee meeting be approved with the following additions:
Item E.3. – Hanson Park Electrical Upgrade
CARRIED
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee – May 19, 2015
Moved and seconded by Director Cameron and Councillor Ostafichuk
That the minutes of May 19, 2015 White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory
Committee meeting be adopted as circulated.
CARRIED
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-2August 10, 2015
NEW BUSINESS
White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Social Media Policy Update
Staff provided an update on the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Social Media Policy
that included the following:
- The current number of likes is 165, which is significant in the short amount of time.
- There have been incentive programs that have been used to increase the number of likes.
- Comments are being permitted, as per the White Valley social media policy.
- No issues have arisen, and staff is monitoring the site daily and will remove any comments
in contravention of the policy.
White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Fees Imposition Bylaw 2687, 2015
Moved and seconded by Councillor Ostafichuk and Director Cameron
That it be recommended to the Board of Directors, the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture
Manual of Fees and Charges for the period of September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018 be
approved; and further,
That the Board of Directors give the White Valley Parks and Recreation Fees Imposition Bylaw
No. 2687, 2015 First, Second and Third Readings; and further
That the White Valley Parks and Recreation Fees Imposition Bylaw No. 2687, 2015 be adopted.
CARRIED
Hanson Park Electrical Upgrade
Moved and seconded by Director Cameron and Councillor Ostafichuk
That, as recommended by the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee,
$4,000 be reallocated under the White Valley Parks, Recreation and Culture capital budget
[Service 070] for the electrical upgrades to Hanson Park.
CARRIED
REPORTS
Monthly Reports – May, June and July 2015
Moved and seconded by Councillor Ostafichuk and Director Cameron
That the May, June and July 2015 White Valley Parks, Recreation, and Culture monthly reports
be received for information.
CARRIED
Parks, Recreation and Culture Department Report
The Community Development Coordinator provided an update on the following:
- Preparation for the 2016 budget will be commencing in the next few months, so
consideration should be given to items that the committee would like to bring forward.
- RFP for stage consultation and concept design.
- White Valley Communities in Bloom – pollinator pathways.
- Low-E ceiling quotes for Pat Duke Arena have come back higher than budgeted.
Approved CWF monies will be reallocated to make up the difference (<20%) and the
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company with the lowest bid will be starting the project this week.
Roots and Beets update.
ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m.
Next meeting: Monday, September 14, 2015
CERTIFIED CORRECT
Chair
Rick Fairbairn
Community Development Coordinator
Tannis Nelson
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