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 bit.ly/2BLIVE. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Marc Rivet, MCIP, RPP
Planning and Development City of Iqaluit