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General News · 16th May 2011
Strathcona Regional District
BYLAW NO. 106 “Electoral Area ‘I’ (Cortes Island) Zoning Bylaw, 2002, Amendment No. 25”
Date: Saturday, May 28, 2011

Location of Public Hearing: Gorge Hall
1375 Robertson Road Whaletown, BC

Public Hearing to Commence at: 1:00 p.m.

Area Affected by Proposed Bylaw: The subject area, licensed by Klahoose Shellfish Limited Partnership is described as foreshore adjacent to District Lots 504, 860 and 861, Sayward Land District, located at Lewis Channel near Squirrel Cove (Land File No. 1411185) as shown on the map displayed on the Strathcona Regional District website( Follow the Notice of Public Hearing links.
Purpose of Proposed Bylaw: The bylaw, if adopted, would rezone the subject area from Aquaculture One (AQ-1) to a newly created Aquaculture Four (AQ-4) zone, to facilitate a geoduck aquaculture operation. In general terms, the AQ-4 zone would permit deepwater shellfish aquaculture, limited to the bed of the ocean, as well as navigational aids and shellfish and marine plant handling.

Copies of the proposed bylaw and related information are available for inspection at the Strathcona Regional District Customer Service Centre, located at #103 – 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, from May 16 to May 27, 2011. The bylaw may also be viewed on the Strathcona Regional District website at
The public hearing will be held by a delegation of the Strathcona Regional District Board comprising the directors representing Electoral Areas A, B, C and D. Anyone who believes their interests are affected by the proposed bylaw will be given an opportunity to be heard or to file a written submission at the public hearing.

Written submissions from persons who are unable to attend the public hearing may be delivered by hand or electronically to the Regional District office. Submissions must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2011 to be considered as part of the public hearing record. The Strathcona Regional District cannot consider any representations made after the close of the public hearing.