Category : Statutory & Public Notices

Notice of Proposed Disposition of Land

The District of Sparwood is considering the direct sale of Lot 3 DL 4589 KD Plan EPP23685, and Lot 1 DL 4589 KD Plan NEP 69126 to 6069789 Canada Inc., Inc. No. A58865 (Teck).

More information and description of the general terms can be read here

Category 2 Open Burning Ban

Effective at noon Mountain Time on Friday, August 2, 2019, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited within the District of Sparwood. The implementation of this prohibition, which is consistent with the one issued by BC Wildfire Service Southeast Fire Centre, will help prevent wildfires sparked by Category 2 open burns and to protect public safety. It will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.

Revitalization Tax Exemption Program Bylaw Amendment

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the District of Sparwood proposes to amend the current Revitalization Tax Exemption Program pursuant to Section 226 of the Community Charter.  Revitalization Tax Exemption Program Bylaw 1170, 2015, Amendment Bylaw 1261, 2019 (the “Bylaw”) has been given three readings at a special meeting of Council held on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Council will be considering adoption of this Bylaw at their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers.

FOR SALE – SKATELITE PRO (Riding Surface for Indoor/Outdoor Skateparks)

The District of Sparwood has put up for sale twenty-four (24) new and used SKATELITE PRO sheets of varying sizes.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Cancelled: July 2019

TAKE NOTICE that the Committee of the Whole meeting of the District of Sparwood Council scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM in Council Chambers, Municipal Office has been CANCELLED.

SCEEAC Meeting Cancelled: July 17, 2019

TAKE NOTICE that the Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers, Municipal Office has been CANCELLED.

August Council Meetings postponed by 24 hours

The August regular meeting of Council and Committee of the Whole meeting have been postponed from Tuesday, August 20, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

More information is available here

Informal Hearing for DVP 2019-003 (7555 Highway 43)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Informal Hearing by the Council for the District of Sparwood will be held on July 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, to consider issuance of Development Variance Permit 2019-003 to vary sections of the Sparwood Mobile Home Parks Bylaw No. 288, 1982 for 7555 Highway 43 (Elk Valley Mobile Home Park).

More information is available here

Annual General Meeting for June 25, 2019 @ 5:45 pm

CORRECTION to meeting start time.  The special meeting of Council on June 25, 2019 to consider the 2018 Annual Municipal Report and a closed matter under section 90(1)(j) of the Community Charter will begin at 5:45 pm. We apologize for any confusion which the incorrect start time on the agenda may have caused you.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The District of Sparwood will be holding an Annual General Meeting at 5:45 pm, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Council Chambers located at 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, BC to receive submissions and inquiries from the public respecting the 2018 Annual Municipal Report. 

Details on how to submit comments and where to view the Annual Report are available here...

Notice of Hearing: OCP & Zoning Amendment for Off-Leash Dog Park

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on June 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, to hear submissions related to a proposal to amend the Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw designations of the subject lands to permit an off-leash dog park.

More information is available here

Notice of Hearing: Temporary Housing Camp at 8000 Highway 43

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a hearing will be held on June 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm in Community Hall (upstairs in the Leisure Centre), 367 Pine Avenue, Sparwood, for Temporary Use Permit 2018-001 to allow a Temporary Housing Camp at 8000 Highway 43.

For more information, please click here

Notice of Informal Hearing: DVP 2019-007 for 155 Pine Avenue

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Informal Hearing by the Council for the District of Sparwood will be held on
June 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Community Hall (upstairs in the Leisure Centre), 367 Pine Avenue, Sparwood, to consider issuance of Development Variance Permit 2019-007 to vary the Zoning Bylaw to decrease the minimum side yard for an accessory building from 1.52 m (5 ft) to 0.6 m (2 ft).

For more information, please click here

Public Hearing for Zoning Bylaw Amendment 1252

In general terms, Bylaw 1252 cited as "Zoning Bylaw No. 264, 1981 Amendment Bylaw 1252, 2019” will add ‘child care facility’ as a permitted use in the C-1 C.B.D. Commercial Zone.

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Informal Public Hearing for 1241 Sycamore Road

Council will hold an informal public hearing at the Special Meeting on April 30, 2019 for Development Variance Permit 2019-004 for 1241 Sycamore Road to decrease the minimum side yard for an accessory building to construct a detached garage.  

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Informal Public Hearing for 440 Mountain Ash Crescent

The applicant has applied for a variance to allow for construction of a detached garage in the rear of the property which is within the side yard setback and taller than allowed in the Zoning Bylaw.

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2019 - 2023 Financial Plan Open House

If you live in Sparwood, you are invited to a Public Budget Consultation Meeting that will be held to discuss the District’s Financial Plan for the next five years. Council invites and encourages the public to attend and provide feedback that will assist Council in setting priorities for our community.

Open house will be help Wednesday, March 20 from 4:00 - 6:00pm in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue). For more information click here

New Procedure Bylaw 1245

Notice is hereby given that the Council for the District of Sparwood is proposing to replace its current Council Procedure Bylaw 1022, 2009, by adopting “Procedure Bylaw 1245, 2019” at their February 19, 2019 regular meeting.

To learn more click here

Special Council Meetings

Notice of upcoming Special Council Meetings and their location. Meetings will be held for the Strategic Planning Sessions and for  legal advice. 

More information and public notice can be found here

Special Council Meeting - Coal Debris - February 5, 2019

TAKE NOTICE that a special meeting of the District of Sparwood Council will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM in Council Chambers, Municipal Office located at 136 Spruce Avenue with Teck Coal Ltd. to discuss coal debris within the community.

Full notice can be found here