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Applications/Forms

To make an application for the following:

  • Zoning Bylaw Amendment  
  • Official Community Plan Amendment
  • Rural Land Use Bylaw Amendment  
  • Official Community Plan and Zoning Amendment Combined  
  • Temporary Use Permit
  • Development Permit – Delegated  
  • Development Permit Amendment – Delegated
  • Development Permit – Non‐Delegated (Subdivision, Commercial, Industrial)   
  • Development Permit Amendment ‐ Non‐Delegated
  • Development Variance Permit
  • Development Permit with Variance

Use the following Application Link.

Applications to the Agricultural Land Commission must be made online must be made online using the Application Portal at www.alc.gov.bc.ca

ALC Application Portal Quick Guide for Applicants

Public Consultation Meeting

Temporary Use Permit Application

A Public Consultation Meeting is a meeting held by the Regional District when making a Temporary Use Permit application.  A Public Consultation Meeting is held prior to the application being forwarded to the Regional Board for consideration.  This meeting provides the applicant an opportunity to present their proposal to the public and allow all those who feel their interests are affected the opportunity to speak or present written submission expressing their opinion. 

Official Community Plan Amendment Application

A Public Consultation Meeting may be required by the Regional District when making an Official Community Plan Amendment application.  A Public Consultation Meeting would be held following the Regional Board considering first reading of a formal bylaw. 

A brochure outlining the Public Consultation Meeting process can be found here:

Brochure Link

Public Hearing

A Public Hearing is an official public meeting held by the Regional District that provides the applicant the opportunity to present their proposal to the public and allow those who feel their interests are affected an opportunity to speak or present written submission expressing their opinion.

A public Hearing is required for:

-          Official Community Plan amendment

-          Zoning Bylaw amendment

A brochure outlining the Public Hearing process can be found here:

Brochure Link

Notification Signs

Certain development applications require that a notification sign be posted on the subject parcel 14 days before the start of the public consultation phase. Following the adoption or defeat of an application, the sign must be removed within 7 business days.

Applications that require a notification sign include the following:

  • Official Community Plan Amendment
  • Zoning Bylaw Amendment
  • Combined Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment
  • Rural Land Use Bylaw Amendment
  • Temporary Use Permit

The Regional District rents signs for a $150 fee. A $100 refund will be issued when the sign is returned in an acceptable condition. You may provide your own sign, but it must meet specific requirements including content, size, location and layout.

Brochure Link

For questions or clarification about the application process please contact the Planning Department at 250-960-4400 or e-mail developmentservices@rdffg.bc.ca.