Council to Consider First Reading of OCP Bylaw on April 11, 2022

At the March 28, 2022 Regular Council Meeting, Council discussed the next steps for the OCP currently under review and directed staff to bring forward an OCP with the following revised for consideration of first reading at the April 11, 2022 Regular Council meeting:

  • in section Section 3.14 Comprehensive Development, change the second bulletin from "consent" to "consult"
  • Whiffin Spit land use designation of Community Residential be replaced with Rural Residential and include a Neighbourhood Area Plan boundary (similar to section 3.15 Billings Spit/Kaltasin Neighbourhood Are Plan).
  • Development Permit Are guidelines for the foreshore area, replace "30 m" with "15 m."
  • Replace Lot 6, Plan VIP26066 (West Ridge Trails) land use designation of Rural Residential with Community Residential

As described in the Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 800, 2022 Staff Report in the April 11, 2022 Regular Meeting of Council Agenda Package, staff will present:

THAT Council give first reading to the Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 800, 2022;

THAT Council consider the Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 800, 2022 in conjunction with the Budget and Five-Year Financial plan;

THAT consider the Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 800, 2022 in conjunction with the Waste Management Plans;

THAT Council refer the bylaw to all external agencies and partners for comment;

AND THAT Council direct staff to report back at a future Council meeting on the input and recommend any adjustments to the draft prior to council considering the second reading of Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 800, 2022.

The public can attend the meeting in person at Sooke Municipal Hall (7:00 p.m. start) or watch it on the District's YouTube channel. The meeting will be recorded and available on the District's website and YouTube channel for those unable to join in real-time.

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