Council report

Resolutions and bylaws from Summerland Municipal Council.

The regular meeting of municipal council was held on April 23 in council chambers. The mayor and all councillors were present.


Variance granted

Council approved a development variance permit for 11800 Giant’s Head Road.

The permit, for an accessory building, reduces the front setback for the building from seven metres to 4.5 metres.

Lot line adjusted

An application for a lot line adjustment was approved.

The adjustment is for the subdivision at 14918 and 14718 Dale Meadows Road.

The adjustment is for one larger agricultural property and a much smaller non-farm property.


Budget adopted

Council gave final reading to four bylaws which approve the budget and financial plan for the coming year.

Taxes will increase 1.5 per cent this year with the increase going to reserve funds and economic development work within the community.

Properties added

Council gave first reading to a bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan to add properties to the Downtown Development Permit Area.

The amendment requires a majority of full council. A public hearing will be held May 14.

Regional context added

Council gave first reading to an Official Community Plan amendment to add a regional context requirement.

A public hearing will be held on May 14.

A majority of full council will be needed to approve the bylaw.


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