On August 15, 2017, Sandstone Creek Properties Inc. (applicant) made a presentation to the Powell River Regional District Planning Committee, which can be viewed on webcast (click here).

On August 29, 2017, the Powell River Regional District received an application for an Official Community Plan (OCP) amendment to re-designated the property at 10577 Highway 101. The application is to re-designate the area south of the highway from Industrial to Suburban Residential, Commercial, and Parks and Greenspace; and on the north side of the highway from Rural Residential to Low Density Residential, Institutional, and Parks and Greenspace in the Electoral Area C Official Community Plan, Bylaw N0. 467, 2012.

The OCP amendment staff report was received by the Planning Committee at the September 12, 2017 meeting. This report outlines the background of the application, details on proposed land uses, and next steps of the application process. The staff report, Item 6.3, can be found on pages 61-73 of the agenda (click here). The applicant presentation is also available in this agenda as a record of the August 15, 2017 minutes on page 9-27.

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Public Information Meeting

The public information meeting on October 23, 2017 at Lang Bay Hall was hosted by the applicants at the direction of the Regional Board in order to provide an additional opportunity for the public to access information and inquire about the proposal beyond the regular application process. If you have questions about the proposal, please call 604 485-2260 or email planning@powellriverrd.bc.ca to speak with Planning staff. If you wish your comments or feedback to be formally received by the Regional Board and included in the Public Hearing package, please submit these to:

Powell River Regional District
Attention: Planning Committee
by Mail:                                                                                                               by Email:
#202-4675 Marine Avenue                                                                             planning@powellriverrd.bc.ca
Powell River, BC   V8A 2L2

*Please include your name and address as these comments become part of the public record. The Regional Board will not consider anonymous correspondence.


If you have any questions about the OCP amendment process or require further information, please get in touch with staff via email planning@powellriverrd.bc.ca, or call  604 485-2260.