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This page contains the following items:
- April 19, 2021 Public Hearing
- April 22, 2021 Board of Variance (375 Simpson Street)
- May 3, 2021 Temporary Use Permit for 97 Braid Street
- May 3, 2021 Temporary Use Permit for 445 Braid Street
How Can I Be Heard?
Everyone who logs into the electronic meeting may address Council. Advance registration is highly recommended. The meeting will be run via a Zoom webinar. Written submissions by email, post, or dropping off at the mailbox on the north side of City Hall are welcome and encouraged.
Comments delivered by 5 pm, three business days before the Public Hearing will be distributed with the agenda. Comments received after this time will be distributed on-table at the Public Hearing.
Contact Legislative Services to register to speak, or with questions about the process:
Legislative Services Department,
There are three ways to participate in the meeting:
Computer: Go to www.zoom.us, click on "Join a meeting". Enter Meeting ID 655 9404 5919 when prompted, and click "Join".
Smartphone/tablet: Download the Zoom Cloud Meetings app, open it, select "Join a meeting". Enter meeting ID 655 9404 5919, and select "Join".
|3.||Phone: Call 778-907-2071. Enter meeting ID 655 9404 5919 followed by #.|
655 9404 5919
Note all Public Hearings have the same Meeting ID Number
Thursday, April 22, 2021 6 pm
Meeting to be held electronically under Ministerial Order No. M192/2020 and
the Current Public Health Officer Order – Gatherings and Events
Location: 375 Simpson Street (shown hatched on the sketch plan)
An appeal application has been received by the Board of Variance to allow structural alteration to an existing non-conforming Single Detached Dwelling (SDD) to take place at 375 Simpson Street. The requested relaxation is to the minimum front setback requirement of the Single Detached Residential Districts (RS-1) zoning.
To allow the removal of an existing front entry and porch portion of the Single Detached Dwelling (SDD) at 375 Simpson Street and replace it with a new one.
Development Services Department at (604) 527-4532.
Additional clarification on the application should be directed to the phone number noted above.
How do I get more information?
A copy of the application and any supporting documents may be inspected as follows:
- Application Package
- At Legislative Services, City Hall, Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm from April 8 to April 22, 2021.
How can I be heard?
Anyone who believes their interest in the subject property is affected by the proposed variance will have an opportunity to speak to the Board of Variance, and/or present written comments.
There are two ways to provide comments on the application:
- Submit written comments addressed to the Board of Variance
- Fax: (604) 527-4594
- Hard Copy:
- Drop off in the mailbox at the north side of City hall, or send via Canada Post to:
Legislative Services Department
511 Royal Avenue
New Westminster BC V3L 1H9
- Speak at the meeting by computer, smart device or phone via Zoom:
Computer: Go to www.zoom.us, click on "Join a meeting". Enter Meeting ID 690 0783 9821 when prompted, and click "Join".
Smartphone/tablet: Download the Zoom Cloud Meetings app, open it, select "Join a meeting". Enter meeting ID 690 0783 9821, and select "Join".
Phone: Call 778-907-2071. Enter meeting ID 690 0783 9821 followed by #.
Please be advised that submissions received will be published on the City of New Westminster website, with other associated information.
HOW CAN I BE HEARD?
These Temporary Use Permit applications will be considered for issuance on May 3, 2021. On May 11, 2020, Council approved a resolution requiring written feedback only on Temporary Use Permit applications during the period of the COVID-19 State of Emergency. Send your comments by email, post, or dropping off at the mailbox on the north side of City Hall by May 3, 2021 to:
Comments received by 5 p.m. on April 28, 2021 will be included in the agenda package. Later comments received until the end of the hearing will be distributed on table at the meeting. All comments are published.