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General News · 25th September 2008
Jenny Hiebert
“Electoral Area ‘I’ (Cortes Island) Zoning Bylaw, 2002, Amendment No. 20”

Affected property: Cortes Island
Public hearing to be held: Saturday, October 4, 2008
Location: Manson’s Hall, 983 Beasley Road, Cortes Island, B.C.
Starting at: 10:30 a.m.

Bylaw No. 14
This bylaw, if adopted, would amend Bylaw No. 2455, being the “Electoral Area ‘I’ (Cortes Island) Zoning Bylaw” to exclude the F - 1, F - 2 and FLS - 1 forestry zones the from the severed parcel provisions of Section 502 (2) “Lot Size Exceptions” of the zoning bylaw. Section 502 (2) can allow for the subdivision of a portion or a lot which is physically separated from the parent parcel by a road right of way. The forestry zones in question are located in a variety of areas covered by the zoning bylaw on Cortes Island, shown on the above map.

This property is legally described as Cortes Island, and is shown on the above map.

A copy of the proposed bylaw(s) and related information may be viewed at the regional district office, 600 Comox Road, Courtenay, BC between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays from Monday, September 22, 2008 until Friday, October 3, 2008 or at

Anyone who believes the proposed bylaw will affect their interests will be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing.

Legally, the SRD cannot consider any representations made after the close of the public hearing. If you cannot attend the public hearing, all written submissions, mailed or electronic, must be received by this office no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2008.

Enquiries should be directed to:
Kent Leontowich, planner, Community Planning Services, Strathcona Regional District
600 Comox Road, Courtenay, BC V9N 3P6
Tel: 250-334-6000 • Toll-free: 800-331-6007 • Fax: 250-334-8156 • Email:

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) is a partnership of five electoral areas and five municipalities providing nearly 43,000 residents with 77 services-from parks to a full-service sports facility to liquid and solid waste systems.

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