Public Hearing Live-Stream Tuesday March 9, 2021

February 22, 2021

Council will hold a Public Hearing​

This notice of Public Hearing is for General Plan By-Law #898 and Zoning By-Law #899. The Public Hearing will precede the Council Meeting on Tuesday March 9, 2021, where there will be a Second Reading of the Amending By-laws.

The purpose of the housekeeping amendments to General Plan No. 703 and Zoning By-Law No. 704 is to update and revise the documents to bring them into conformity to regulatory changes and to add clarity. The benefits include:

1.The amendments will clarify manyproblematic areas of the by-laws thathave been discovered through theirimplementation since October 2010.

2.The amendments will better regulateexisting uses and future uses until aComprehensive Review isundertaken to these documents.

A Request for Decision (RFD) was submitted on April 15, 2019 to PCOW outlining the key proposed changes to the GP & ZBL. Council approved Motion #19-121 on April 23, 2019 to prepare amending by-laws for the proposed General Plan and Zoning By-law housekeeping amendments and bring the amending by-laws forward for First Reading.

The amending General Plan By-Law #898 and Zoning By-Law #899 received First Reading on Tuesday, January 24th, 2021, where the by-laws were unanimously approved to receive Public Hearing and Second Reading.
The Public Hearing will be conducted while maintaining the Government of Nunavut’s imposed social distancing measures due to COVID-19.

Therefore, this meeting will be held via a live-streaming link If you have questions or comments and would like to share those with Council, we ask that you register with Planning and Development by Friday March 5, 2021 by 5:00 pm to help us facilitate your request. If you are unable to attend, written representations may be submitted to

Marc Rivet, MCIP, RPP
Development Officer
Planning and Development City of Iqaluit


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