Public Hearings & Meetings



Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held to consider CVRD Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 4289, applicable to Electoral Area F – Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls

DATE:     Tuesday, March 3, 2020

TIME:      7:00 p.m.

PLACE:   Sahtlam Fire Hall, 4384 Cowichan Lake Road, Duncan, BC

The purpose of proposed CVRD Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 4289 is to amend CVRD Electoral Area F – Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls Zoning Bylaw No. 2600, 2005, by rezoning the subject property from Forest Resource 1 Zone (F-1) to Forestry/Residential Zone (F-2A).

The subject property is legally described as The East ½ of Section 9, Range 5, Sahtlam District, Except Part in Plan VIP85260, VIP85984 and EPP23419 (PID: 009-845-526).

At the Public Hearing, all persons who deem their interests affected by the proposed amendment will be given an opportunity to be heard, or to present written submissions on matters contained therein, before representatives of the Regional Board.  Prior to the Public Hearing, submit written comments on the Bylaw by:

 Fax: 250.746.2621


 Mail and/or deposit at the Regional District office:  175 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC, V9L 1N8, until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The public should not assume that correspondence submitted on the proposed Bylaw prior to the start of the statutory notification period on February 21, 2020, will be made available to the Regional Board.  Please be advised that the CVRD Board cannot receive correspondence or comment following the close of the Public Hearing.

All correspondence submitted to the CVRD in response to this Notice will form part of the public record and will be published in a meeting agenda that is posted online when this matter is before the Board or a Committee of the Board.  The CVRD considers the author’s address relevant to the Board’s consideration of this matter and will disclose this personal information.  The author’s telephone number and email address is not relevant and should not be included in the correspondence if the author does not wish this personal information disclosed.  Please contact the Land Use Services Department at 250.746.2620 or 1.800.665.3955, or the Recording Secretary at the time of submission.  For more information on rules of disclosure, contact the CVRD FOI Coordinator at 250.746.2517 or 1.800.665.3955.

The Public Hearing is to be held by the Electoral Area Directors for Electoral Areas F, E, and I as delegates of the Board.  Decisions concerning the adoption of Bylaw No. 4289 will not be made until the record of Public Hearing is presented to the CVRD Board.

A copy of the proposed Bylaw, the resolution delegating the holding of the Public Hearing, and other documents that may be considered by the Board in determining whether to adopt the Bylaw, are available for public inspection at the Regional District Land Use Services Department office: 175 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC, from February 21, 2020 to March 3, 2020, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding statutory holidays.


Sheila Herrera, Planner II, Development Services Division, Land Use Services Department, by telephone 250.746.2620 or 1.800.665.3955 or by email at

Notice of Public Hearing

Staff Report - 2018

Staff Report - 2019

DRAFT Bylaw 4289