The owner of 634 Rye Road has made an application to amend the zoning for the subject property to permit five single family dwellings. The subject property is currently zoned Residential 14 (R14) and is identified as Mixed Residential 1 in the Official Community Plan. The zoning amendment will change the zoning classification from Residential 14 (R14) to Residential 19 (R19). The R19 zone is a zone that allows a higher density than the R14 zone.
As per Ministerial Order M192, Local Government Meetings and Bylaw Process (COVID-19) Order No. 3, this public hearing will be conducted electronically via Zoom. All persons who consider their interests to be affected by the proposed zoning amendment bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard.
The public may speak at the Public Hearing by joining the Zoom meeting via telephone or over the Internet using a smartphone, tablet or computer. Those who wish to speak are asked to pre-register.
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Written submissions must be received before the close of the Public Hearing. Written submissions received prior to 12:00 pm on the day of the Public Hearing (July 15, 2020) will be posted to this webpage under the "Document Library" section.
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A speakers list will be compiled during the registration process. Everyone will be permitted to speak at the Public Hearing, but those who have registered in advance will be given first opportunity. Once the speakers list has been exhausted, the Chair will invite other members of the public to speak. You will be asked to use the raise hand feature to indicate if you would like to speak. For participants using the telephone, the raise hand feature can be activated by dialing *9. For participants using a computer/smartphone/tablet, the raise hand feature can be activated by selecting the raise hand button found in Webinar Controls. For more information on using the raise hand feature, and to see what the feature looks like on the various platforms, please click here to view a help article on the Zoom support website.
Presentations or submissions must be received by the Town before the Public Hearing is concluded as the Council is not permitted to receive or consider any further submissions or information after conclusion of the Public Hearing. While we are making every effort to ensure that every person has an opportunity to speak, if you are concerned that technology may impair your ability to participate, we encourage you to submit your comments in writing.