Category : Statutory & Public Notices

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.

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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).

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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.

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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

Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

TAKE NOTICE that a special meeting of the District of Sparwood Council will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers, Municipal Office located at 136 Spruce Avenue to hold an informal hearing for Development Variance Permit 2019-001.

Development Variance Permit 2019-001

Council for the District of Sparwood will at the Special Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on January 29, 2019 will consider Development Variance Permit 2019-001 for 319 Pacific Yew Crescent to increase the maximum site coverage for an accessory building to construct a detached garage. 

More information is available here

Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting

On Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm, the Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting will be held in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue). 

More information available here

2018 Official Election Results

The Official election results for the 2018 General Local Election are as follows:

Mayor - David Wilks

Councillor - John Baher
Councillor - Brad Bowen
Councillor - Joe Jarina
Councillor - Jason Christensen
Councillor - Amy Cardozo
Councillor - Sonny Saad

For more information, please click here. 

Preliminary Election Results

The following candidates were elected:

  • David Wilks for mayor
  • John Baher for councillor
  • Brad Bowen for councillor
  • Joe Jarina for councillor
  • Jason Christensen for councillor
  • Amy Cardozo for councillor
  • Sonny Saad for councillor
  • Bev Bellina for school trustee

Public Hearing on Regulating Cannabis Private Retail Stores

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, BC, to consider proposed amendments to the District of Sparwood “Zoning Bylaw No. 264, 1981” and “Business Licence Bylaw No. 849, 2001”. 

DVP 2018-002: 1353 Cypress Drive

Council at 1:00 p.m. on October 1, 2018 will consider Development Variance Permit 2018-002 for 1353 Cypress Drive.

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Declaration of Candidates for the 2018 General Local Election

Kevin Allen, Chief Election Officer for the District of Sparwood, declared, pursuant to section 97 of the Local Government Act, the following persons as candidates in the 2018 General Local and School Election.

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Notice of 2018 Tax Sale

Take notice the listed properties will be offered for sale by public auction at the Council Chambers 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 unless delinquent taxes with accrued interest are paid before that time. Click here for more details.