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General News · 8th November 2011
Wendy Legare
From APC 101-A Guide to advisory planning commissions at the Strathcona Regional District.

Introduction - some local governments in British Columbia utilize the advisory planning commission (APC) structure to assist in the decision-making process respecting planning and land use management.

The role of an APC and its members is to provide input on matters related only to land use planning and management at the local government level. That input is given as advice, and does not form policy or set direction for the local government.

At the Strathcona Regional District (SRD), electoral area directors may choose to establish an APC in their jurisdiction for this purpose.

Public Attendance at Meetings (pp.9) - all APC meetings are open to the public and there is no provision for those meetings to be closed. Any information that is distributed to commissions on meeting agendas is public. Meeting times and dates are published on the regional district website.