NOTICE OF AREA A ADVISORY PLANNING COMMISSION

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Minutes of the Area A Advisory Planning Commission held on June 11, 2019 in the boardroom of the Comox Valley Regional District offices located at 550B Comox Road, Courtenay, BC commencing at 7:04 pm.
 
 
MINUTES
     
 
Present:
Chair:G. LoxamArea A Advisory Planning Commission
Director:D. ArbourBaynes Sound-Denman/Hornby Islands (Area A)
Member:L. ClementArea A Advisory Planning Commission
 K. FouracreArea A Advisory Planning Commission
 R. KayfetzArea A Advisory Planning Commission
 J. YetterArea A Advisory Planning Commission
Staff:T. TrieuManager of Planning
 B. LabutePlanner
 A. MullalySenior Manager of Sustainability and Regional Growth Strategy
 
Absent:
Member:B. TrusslerArea A Advisory Planning Commission
 
   
CALL TO ORDER AND RECOGNITION OF TRADITIONAL TERRITORIES
The Chair called the meeting to order and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation.
 
 
RECEIPT OF MINUTES
J. Yetter/L. Clement: THAT the minutes of the Area A Advisory Planning Committee meeting held May 14, 2019 be received. [Item
 Carried
 
REPORTS
DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT DV 4A 19 – 9 LITTLE BEAR WAY (BELL)
 
 
Memorandum dated May 24, 2019 regarding Development Variance Permit Application DV 4A 19 to decrease the regulated rear and side yard setbacks that are applicable to an accessory building at 9 Little Bear Way (Bell). [Item
 
 
B. Labute, Planner, provided an overview of the memorandum regarding DV 4A 19 for 9 Little Bear Way (Bell).
 
 
Jennifer Bell, applicant, and Guthrie Lefevre, were in attendance at the meeting.
 
 
J. Yetter/L. Clement: THAT the Area A Advisory Planning Commission support Development Variance Permit DV 4A 19 to decrease the regulated rear and side yard setbacks that are applicable to an accessory building at 9 Little Bear Way (Bell) as proposed. [Item
 Carried
 
DEVELOPMENT PERMIT DP 5A 19 – ISLAND HIGHWAY (34083 YUKON INC)
 
 
Memorandum dated June 4, 2019 regarding Development Permit Application DP 5A 19 to construct two buildings to be used as a real estate sales centre and café/deli (“Discovery Centre”) at Lot 3, Plan EPP15507, Island Highway (34083 Yukon Inc). [Item
 
 
Addendum to the memorandum regarding Development Permit DP 5A 19 to construct two buildings to be used as a real estate sales centre and café/deli (“Discovery Centre”) at Lot 3, Plan EPP15507, Island Highway (34083 Yukon Inc). [Item
 
 
B. Labute, Planner, provided an overview of the memorandum regarding DP 5A 19 for Lot 3, Plan EPP15507, Island Highway (34083 Yukon Inc).
 
 
Mr. Helliwell, proponent, was in attendance at the meeting.
 
 
J. Yetter/L. Clement: THAT the Area A Advisory Planning Commission support Development Permit DP 5A 19 to construct two buildings to be used as a real estate sales centre and café/deli (“Discovery Centre”) at Lot 3, Plan EPP15507, Island Highway (34083 Yukon Inc) as proposed for the following reasons:
• adheres to the Official Community Plan
• building designed to net zero standards
• rainwater control
• speaks to the history of Union Bay
• focus on pedestrian-friendly layout.
[Item
 Carried
 
VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY AMENITY CONTRIBUTIONS AT TIME OF REZONING POLICY
 
 
A. Mullaly, Senior Manager of Sustainability and Regional Growth Strategy, provided an update on the recently approved policy "Voluntary Community Amenity Contributions at Time of Rezoning". [Item
 
 
COMPREHENSIVE ZONING BYLAW REVIEW
 
 
T. Trieu, Manager of Planning, provided an overview of the memorandum dated June 4, 2019 regarding the Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw Review. [Item
 
 
STATUS UPDATE ON APC RECOMMENDATIONS
 
 
T. Trieu, Manager of Planning, provided an overview regarding Electoral Area Services Committee and board decisions related to APC recommendations.
 
 
TERMINATION
R. Kayfetz/L. Clement: THAT the meeting terminate.
 Carried
 
Time: 9:11 pm.
 
 
 Confirmed by:


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Glenn Loxam, Chair
 
Recorded by:


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Karen Fouracre, Recording Secretary
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