Active Applications

RDCK Land Use Applications

The following applications fall under the jurisdiction of the Regional District of Central Kootenay and have been made available for Agency and/or Adjacent Property Owner review.  To view the referral package, please click on the associated hyperlink. The letter at the end of the RDCK File Number indicates the applicable Electoral Area associated with the Land Use Application. 

Applications for subdivision falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI). Applications for subdivision, non-farm use, exclusion and inclusion of lands within the Agricultural Land Reserve are similarly considered by the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC). We recommend contacting the appropriate government agency to enquire about the status of these types of applications. 

Active RDCK Land Use Applications

Applicant

Address & General Location

Application

Type & Purpose

RDCK Planning File No. & Referral Package (link)

Gordon Poohachoff

2904 Highway 3A, Erickson

Development Variance Permit application to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 7.5 metres to 2.7 metres and to decrease the setback from an interior lot line from 2.5 metres to 1.5 metres to bring the existing shop into compliance and construct a lean-to addition.

V2018B

Richard & Shannon Carlson

14th Ave, Rural Castlegar

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 7.5 metres to 2.5 metres to place a manufactured home and to increase the permitted footprint of an accessory building prior to a dwelling from 56 square metres to 148.65 square metres.

V2016J

Green Light Solutions

2719 Lower Six Mile Road, Six Mile

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the width of a sign from 1.5 metres to 2.3 metres to place an illuminated sign above the front entrance.

V2015F

Denise & Terry Ward

1296 McPhee Road, Ootischenia

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to allow for placement of a shipping container.

V2014J

Neil & Maureen MacFarlane

1545 Columbia Road, Ootischenia

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 7.5 metres to 3.7 metres to legitimize an existing accessory building.

V2013J

Jeremiah Mucha & Kristen Bell

2454 Gilroy Road, North Shore, Nelson

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 4.5 metres to 3.0 metres to construct a retaining wall.

V2012F

Lena Guignion

451 Johnstone Road, Nelson

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 4.5 metres to 0.49 metres to construct an addition to an existing deck.

V2011F

Linda & Michael Monea

2494 Highway 3A, Willow Point

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to decrease the setback from a front property line and external property line from 4.5 metres to 0.0 metres to construct a garage/storage building outside of the floodplain setback.

V2010F

David & Rita Beerstra

712 Highway 6, Nakusp

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the maximum gross floor area of an accessory building from 100 square metres to 140 square metres and increase the maximum height from 6 metres to 7 metres.

V2009K

Gray Reid & Angela Lien c/o Markus Herzig

107 Tamarac Street, Ymir

Development Variance Permit application to vary Land Use Bylaw No. 2452 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 4.5 metres to 0.9 metres to reconstruct a greenhouse, and decrease the setback from an exterior property line from 4.5 metres to 0.3 metres for an existing detached garage.

V2008G

Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Center

c/o Tammy Verigin Burk

645 Whatshan Lake Road, Fauquier

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to enable commercial water extraction (up to 106 cubic metres of water per day) and bulk water sales as a site specific permitted use under the existing Resort Commercial zoning.

Z2006K

Kelsey Syfchuck & Dustin Oakley

1101 Lakeview-Arrow Creek Road, Arrow Creek

Development Variance Permit application to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to increase the gross floor area of a proposed accessory building prior to a dwelling from 56 square metres to 112 square metres.

V2006B

Doug & Jo-Ann Seaton

210 Browns Road, Nakusp

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No.1675 to decrease the setback from an exterior property line from 7.5 metres to 3.0 metres.

V2005K

Bruce Lockhart

13491 Highway 3A, Boswell

Development Permit application as the property is subject to a Residential Cluster Development Permit under Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2315. The Development Permit is to allow a proposed 41 square meter garage addition within a Residential Cluster Development Permit area.

DP2004A

Ron Thomson

Pend D'orielle Road, Nelway

To amend Land Use Bylaw No. 2452 to change the Zoning class and Official Community Plan designation from Resource Area to Rural Residential to allow for residential development.

Z2004G

Melissa Ramos & Arik Cash c/o Hart Wintraub

397 Park Avenue, Proctor

Development Permit Application as the property is subject to a Watercourse Development Permit under Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2260. The Development Permit would allow for construction of a single family dwelling with attached deck and a garage.

DP2003E

Kitchener Valley Recreation and Fire Protection Services

104 Leadville Road, Kitchener

To amend Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to change the Zoning class from Neighbourhood Commercial and Suburban Residential to Community Services and the Official Community Plan designation from General Commercial and Suburban Residential to Community Services to convert a restaurant into a Community Hall and Fire Hall.

Z2003B

Andrew McCormick

3605 Whitelock Road, Bonnington

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the permitted footprint from 250 square metres to 412 square metres, the gross floor area from 500 square metres to 786 square metres, and the maximum height from 8 metres to 8.6 metres.

V2003F

Halcyon Heights Estates Ltd.

5770 Highway 23, Halcyon

Development Permit Application as the property is subject to a Resort Commercial Development Permit under Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2022. The Development Permit would allow for works to be done on the property to establish a campground.

DP2002K

1748439 Albert Inc.

222 Rosebud Lake Road, Nelway

Temporary Use Permit Application to enable the property to be used for Cannabis Micro-Cultivation, prior to establishing a principal residential use.

 

UPDATE: Revised Site Plan Submitted

 

Draft Temporary Use Permit.

T2002G

 

 

 

 

Site Plan

 

Draft Permit

Kurt Myram

2168 Annable Road, Willow Point

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to decrease the setback from a front property line from 4.5 metres to 1.19 metres.

V2002F

Greg Fink c/o Pennco Engineering 

2737 Lower Six Mile Road, Six Mile

Floodplain Exemption application to regularize the existing dwelling and enable the re-construction of an attached garage following a fire.

F2001F

Bruce Cowley

1610 Highway 3, Castlegar

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to change the Zoning class and Official Community Plan designation from Rural Residential to Country Residential to permit a two lot subdivision.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: To be held October 13, 2020 online via webex or by telephone. Details found in attached Information Package.

Z2001J

 

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing Information Package (October 13, 2020)

Wade Romano

3760 Sunridge Road, Erickson

Development Variance Permit application to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to increase the gross floor area of a proposed accessory building prior to a dwelling from 56 square metres to 297 square metres.

V2001B

Dean Bryans, Elizabeth Bryans & Debbie Smith

5437 Cory Road, Wynndel

Temporary Use Permit Application to enable the property to be used for the operation fo a business consisting of 3 cabins for Temporary Guest Accommodation and 3 Recreational Vehicle Sites for camping. The temporary use permit will also enable the property to be rented for small venue gatherings such as weddings and family re-unions. 

T2001A

Jeremy Eisenhauer

5336 Amundsen Road, Mirror Lake

Development Permit Application as the property is subject to a Watercourse Development Permit under Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2435. The Development Permit is required due to tree cutting, vegetation removal and earthworks that have occured on the property as a result of construction of an addition to a dwelling and a gravel path down to the lake.

DP1913D

Terry & Denise Maglio

186 Johnstone Road, Nelson

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to change the Zoning class from Country Residential to Suburban Residential to allow for a two-family dwelling on the upland portion of the lot.

Z1913F

Tree (Theresa) Anderson

131 Porcupine Creek Road, Electoral Area G

Development Variance Permit application to vary Land Use Bylaw No. 2452 to reduce the required setback from a rear property line to construct a gazebo adjacent to the riparian area of the Salmo River. The above proposal triggers a Development Permit as the structure is located within the 30.0 metre Watercourse Development Permit area under Land Use Bylaw No. 2452.

DP1912G / V1909G 

Stacey & Richelle MacKinnon

3720 Broadwater Road, Robson

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675, and Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1157 to change the Zoning class and Land Use designation from Suburban Residential to Parks and Recreation.

Z1912J 

Spearhead 4655 Highway 3A

North Shore of Kootenay Lake

The property is currently being used as a design and manufacturing facility for wood and steel based home construction projects. The applicant is proposing to expand the existing facility by building Phase 1 in the short term and proposing further expansion of Phase 2 and 3 in the coming years.

 

 

Development Permit application as the property is subject to an Industrial Development Permit under Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2214. The intent of the Industrial Development Permit is to guide form and character of new developments, ensure that new development contributes to creating a high quality public realm and that it fits within the rural context of the region, and to conserve water and energy through the promotion of renewable energy sources.

Referral Package 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

DP1911F

 

Jon Scott

4541 Awesome View Road, Bonnington

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to change the Zoning class from Country Residential to Multi-Unit Residential with the inclusion of Horticulture as a permitted Accessory Use and Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2214 to change the Land Use designation from Country Residential to High Density Residential to bring the current use into compliance.

Z1909F

Lisa Elsworth & James O'Neil

330 26 Avenue North, Creston

Development Variance Permit application to vary Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316 to reduce the setback distance from 7.5 metres to 5.4 metres from the exterior lot line.

V1906B

Sanca Creek Beach Resort Cooperative Association

10901 Highway 3A, East Shore of Kootenay Lake

To amend Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2315 to change the Zoning class from Suburban Residential to Mixed Use Residential to allow for mixed residential and recreational use.

 

This proposal is currently on hold and under review following the referral period.

APPLICATION ON HOLD

 

PROPOSAL UNDER REVISION

Simon Malone

3975 Highway 3A, 9-Mile North Shore of Kootenay Lake

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to permit Cannabis Micro Cultivation.

 

This proposal has been revised to a smaller structure for the purposes of a nursery or micro-cultivation of cannabis.

 

First Public Hearing Information Package (October 8, 2019)

 

Second Public Hearing Information Package (February 20, 2020)

 

Third Public Hearing Information Package (August 13, 2020)

 

Public Hearing Presentation

Harvey and Marlene Remple 124 Orr Road, Schroeder Creek

Development Permit application as the property is subject to a Watercourse Development Permit under Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2435. The Development Permit is to allow for a proposed subdivision.

DP1901D

 

APPLICATION ON HOLD

Kalesnikoff Lumber Company

The western portion of 2090 Hwy 3A (adjacent to Tarrys Fire Hall)

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675  to change the Zoning class from Country Residential to General Commercial to allow a proposed office building.

 

UPDATE: Application currently ON HOLD.

Z1707I

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION ON HOLD

 

 

Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society

645 Whatshan Lake Road, rural Edgewood

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to enable commercial bulk water sales

 

UPDATE: Application currently ON HOLD.

Z1705K  

 

 

APPLICATION ON HOLD

Decisions / Closed Land Use Applications

The following information is based on RDCK Board Resolution or General Manager of Development Services Approvals (for Development Permits) for the current and previous year. For more information please contact Planning staff.

Applicant

Address & General Location

Application Type & Purpose

RDCK File No. (link to the outcome) Issue/Approval Date

RDCK

Areas A, B, C, D and G

General Amendments to Electoral Areas A, B, C, D and G Land Use Bylaws

ADOPTED

Staff Report

Rocky Raynor

20-2714 Lower Six Mile Road, Six Mile

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No.1675 and Manufactured Home Park Bylaw No. 1082 to decrease the setback from an interior property line, side lot line, rear lot line, internal access road, and neighbouring manufactured homes and to vary the area of additions to the manufactured home from 50% to 56%. See application package for particulars on proposed setbacks.

APPROVED

V2007F

 

V2007F Staff Report

Shaun Johnson, c/o Paul Mailey

190 Suncrest Road, Pass Creek

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675 to increase the gross floor area of a proposed accessory building prior to a dwelling from 56 square metres to 140 square metres.

APPROVED

V2004I

 

V2004I Staff Report

Jack McEwen

17222 Pilot Bay Road, Kootenay Bay

Development Permit application as the property is subject to a Residential Cluster Development Permit under Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2315. The Development Permit is to allow a proposed 26 square meter addition and extended deck to an existing dwelling located within a Residential Cluster Development Permit area.

APPROVED

DP2001A

 

 

 

DP2001A Staff Report

 

 

Stoddart et al, c/o Peter Muirhead

1022 Highway 3A, Northshore

Strata Title Conversion Application to convert a four unit residential buildings into individually titles building strata units. This application is a condition of adoption of OCP and Zoning amendment application Z1704F.

APPROVED

ST2001F Staff Report

Stoddart et al, c/o Peter Muirhead

1022 Highway 3A, Northshore

To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1675, 2004 and Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1157, 1996 to change the Zoning class from Country Residential to Multi-Unit Residential and Land Use designation from Country Residential to High Density Residential to allow for an existing 4-plex to conform to current zoning.

ADOPTED

Z1704F Staff Report

Dean Bryans, Elizabeth Bryans & Debbie Smith

5437 Cory Road, Wynndel

To amend Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2315, 2013 to change the Zoning class from Country Residential to Tourist Commercial to allow for cabin rentals, recreational vehicle parking and camping operations.

WITHDRAWN

 

 

 

RDCK

Various Properties in Electoral Area K (see application package)

Block Zoning Amendment applications following the adoption of Area 'K' Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2022, 2009 and Zoning Bylaw No.1675, 2014

ADOPTED

Z1902K Staff Report 

 

Board Minutes Excerpt 

Ken Nobert

6108 Highway 3A, Wynndel

To amend Electoral Area 'A' Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2316, 2013 to change the Zoning class and Land Use designation from Rural Residential to Agricultural.

WITHDRAWN

William & Suzanne Lichtenberger

17234 Pilot Bay Road, East Shore of Kootenay Lake

Development Permit Application to permit a proposed 96.7 square meter addition to an existing dwelling

ISSUED

DP1910A

 

DP1910A Staff Report

Dwight Smith

9114 Highway 31, Wing Creek Resort

Development Permit Application to permit a proposed single family dwelling within the 30m setback from Wing Creek as part of a watercourse development requirement.

ISSUED

DP1909D

 

DP1909D Staff Report

 

Karen & Garth Tippe

142 Placsko Road, Wynndel

Development Variance Permit application to vary Electoral Area 'C' Comprehensive Land Use Bylaw No. 2317, 2013 to increase the gross floor area of a proposed accessory building prior to a home from 56 m2 to 120 m2.

 

The intended use of the building is for storage of building materials for the house, vehicles and recreational equipment. The shop area will be used for non-commercial food processing. 

ISSUED

V1908C

 

V1908C Staff Report

Jennifer Derco

2489 Purdy Road, Raspberry

To amend Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1157, 1996 to change the Land Use designation from Institutional to Suburban Residential.

ADOPTED

Z1908J Staff Report

Thea Stavinga

6217 Highway 3, East of Kitchener

Zoning Amendment Application to allow for a residential dwelling to be built on the subject property.

 

ADOPTED

Z1907B Staff Report

Derek and Lisa Sherbinin

2580 Bird Road, Shore Acres

Development Variance Permit application to vary RDCK Zoning Bylaw No. 1675, 2014 to increase the maximum gross floor area of any accessory building or structure from 200m2 to 231.9m2.

ISSUED

V1907I

 

V1907I Staff Report

Jeannie Peeters & Chris Campbell

10182 Highway 31, Shutty Bench

Development Permit Application and Floodplain Exemption application to permit an existing dry cabin as part of a watercourse development requirement.

ISSUED

DP1907D

 

DP1907D Staff Report

 

F1903D Staff Report 

Herman Van Reekum 205 Edwards Street, Balfour Development Permit Application to develop a campground in the middle of the Balfour Golf Course.

ISSUED

DP1906E

 

DP1906E Staff Report

Victoria & Philip Morley 882 Jeffs Road, Shoreacres Zoning Amendment Application to allow for the property to be subdivided.

WITHDRAWN

Spearhead 4655 Highway 3A

North Shore of Kootenay Lake

Development Variance Permit application to vary Zoning Bylaw No. 1675, 2004 to decrease the interior side lot line setback requirements for an Industrial (M1) zoned lot and reduce the current parking stall requirement from approximately 102 stalls to 34 stalls.

ISSUED

V1905F

 

V1905F Staff Report

Eric Etelamaki 7701 Holt Road, Balfour 

Development Permit Application for an Industrial and Commercial Development Permit (ICDP) in order to construct a 40ft x 60ft steel industrial building at the northwest area of the property. 

ISSUED

DP1903E

 

DP1903E Staff Report

Jennifer & Glenn Olsen 13547 Mountain Shores Road, Boswell

Development Variance Application to decrease the setback from the front property line from 4.5 metres to 1.8 metres in order to construct a garage. 

ISSUED 

V1903A

 

V1903A Staff Report

 

Site Plan

Jerrold Scott 890 Alexander Road, Rural Nakusp

Zoning Amendment application for the purposes of a vineyard, winery, lounge and wine tasting room.

ADOPTED

Z1903K Staff Report

Tara Clapp & John  Atwell 5560 Highway 31, Mirror Lake

Floodplain Exemption application to develop a two-story workshop and additional living space to an existing mobile home.

 

Development Permit application to develop a two story workshop and additional living space to an existing mobile home. 

ISSUED

F1902D Staff Report

 

 

ISSUED

DP1905D

 

DP1905D Staff Report

G Block Amendments Various Block Zoning Amendment applications following the adoption of Area G Land Use Bylaw No. 2452, 2018

ADOPTED

Z1901G Staff Report

 

Z1901G Staff Report (2)

Johnstone et al 2490 Knob Rd, 2510 Knob Rd, 2509 Purdy Rd, Raspberry Zoning Amendment application for several properties in Raspberry from Institutional to Residential

ADOPTED

Z1807J Staff Report

Working Projects Inc., c/o Cover Architecture 2556 Holmberg Road, 6 Mile Zoning Amendment application to legitimize several buildings on the property that pre-date current ownership ADOPTED
Z1806F Staff Report
Kelly & Rod Makway 1005 Robson Access Road, Raspberry Zoning Amendment application from Heritage Commercial to Heritage Residential to reflect current and intended use of property

ADOPTED

Z1805I Staff Report

Daniel & Marcie Johnson 2505 Goat River Road South, Creston NEW PROPOSAL Zoning Amendment application to enable continued use of the subject property for residential purposes and home based business operations

ADOPTED

Z1804C Staff Report

Ray Ellis 2624 Highway 3A, Six Mile Site Specific Floodplain Exemption application in order to construct a proposed single family dwelling

ISSUED

F1803F Staff Report

Mark Tinholt

3268 Highway 3A, 6 Mile

Floodplain Exemption application  to reduce set back requirements and bring existing structures into compliance

ISSUED

F1802 Staff Report

Agricultural Land Use / Commission Applications

The Agricultural Land Commission (home page) has an online portal that offers access to ALC Policies, Mapping and GIS, the ALC Act, ALR Regulation and Permitted Uses. 

The page also offers the ability to view Applications and Decisions based on geographic area and year (viewed here). 

Please view our ALC information webpage.

The content on this page was last updated September 24 2020 at 4:24 PM