NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

“Burns Lake Rural and Francois Lake (North Shore) Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1785, 2017”

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing pursuant to the Local Government Act shall be held regarding “Burns Lake Rural and Francois Lake (North Shore) Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1785, 2017” on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 6:30 P.M. in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Board Room, 37-3rd Avenue, Burns Lake, B.C.

“Burns Lake Rural and Francois Lake (North Shore) Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1785, 2017” replaces “Burns Lake Rural and Francois Lake (North Shore) Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1514, 2009" and provides a statement of goals, objectives and policies to guide decisions on planning and land use management, within the Regional District’s Electoral Area B (Burns Lake Rural) and a portion of Electoral Area E (Francois/Ootsa Rural).

This Public Hearing is to be held by the Director or Alternate Director for Electoral Area B or E as a delegate of the Board. A copy of the Board resolution making the delegation, and copies of the proposed Bylaw and related documents may be inspected at the office of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 37-3rd Avenue, Burns Lake, B.C between the hours of 8:30 A.M. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from February 1, 2017 to February 16, 2017 inclusive.  A copy of the proposed bylaw and related documents will also be made available at the Burns Lake Public Library.

At the Public Hearing all persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard in person, by a representative, or by written submission respecting matters contained in “Burns Lake Rural and Francois Lake (North Shore) Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1785, 2017”.

Written submissions sent by mail to P.O. Box 820, Burns Lake, BC, V0J 1E0; by fax to (250) 692-1220; or by e-mail to inquiries@rdbn.bc.ca must be received by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako no later than February 16, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. to be ensured of consideration at the Public Hearing.

The Public Hearing is the last opportunity for public input on “Burns Lake Rural and Francois Lake (North Shore) Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1785, 2017”.  The Board is limited in their ability to consider any representations or submissions from the public after the close of this Public Hearing.

For further information please call the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Planning Department at 250-692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339. 

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