Council Reports

Home business building denied and industrial park moves ahead.

  • Jan. 31, 2013 8:00 a.m.

The regular meeting of municipal council was held on Jan. 28 in council chambers. Coun. Bruce Hallquist was absent.

Resolutions

Committee appointment

Council appointed the Director of Development Services or his designate to the Regional Growth Strategy Technical Advisory Committee.

Development permit denied

A development variance permit for 11606 Rutherford Ave. was not granted. Council vote was 3 to 3 in the absence of Coun. Bruce Hallquist, so it was not approved.

The application was to increase the size of the allowable farm home plate in the A1-Agriculture Zone from 905 square metres to 1,240 square metres. The owner wants to put up a building for a home business.

Zoning amendment approved

Municipal staff will prepare a zoning bylaw amendment to rezone a portion at 26405 Garnett Valley Road from FG-Forestry Grazing to A2-Agricultural Large Acreage Zone.

Eighty acres of the parcel are to be planted in grapes instead of the current alfalfa crop. The property owner will have to split the cost of a fire hydrant with the municipality.

Planning and zoning amended

Municipal staff will prepare an amendment to the Summerland Land Use Map in the Official Community Plan to designate 10 parcels on the west side of Bentley Road from Agricultural to Light Industrial.

Staff will also prepare an amendment to the plan to address policy for light industrial. An Official Community Plan Bylaw Amendment will also be formed to add a development permit area for the Bentley Road Industrial Area.

The amendments will come back to council in March.

 

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