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Notice of Proposed Temporary use permit

The Director of Planning and Building gives notice that North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of a Temporary Use Permit during their Regular Council Meeting to be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.
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The Director of Planning and Building gives notice that North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of a Temporary Use Permit during their Regular Council Meeting to be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. This meeting, which will be conducted both in person in Council Chambers and electronically by video conference using the Cisco Webex platform, is open to the public and anyone wishing to participate may do so in person by attending Council Chambers, or by joining the meeting using a computer, smartphone or tablet. If you wish to participate electronically, please visit www.northcowichan.ca/virtualmeeting for instructions on how you can join this meeting. You may also view the meeting as it is streamed live by going to www.northcowichan.ca/Agendas, and click on the ‘View Live Stream’ link. A copy of the recording will be made available after the meeting on North Cowichan’s website for on-demand viewing.

Purpose of the Permit

The purpose of the Temporary Use Permit is to permit “motion picture and television filming” use at 1444 Maple Bay Road legally described as Lot 1, Plan VIP34549, Section 3, Range 3, Comiaken District (PID: 000-138-711) during August 15, 16, 18, 21, 23, 24, 28, 29, 31 and September 1, 2023 to enable the applicant to film a short documentary series.

The subject property is outlined in bold on the adjacent map.

Map 1

Application and Supporting Documents

Relevant documents and information about this application will be published and available for public viewing on the Municipality of North Cowichan’s website within the online Regular Council Agenda at www.northcowichan.ca/Agendas on Friday, May 12, 2023.

You may also contact the Planning Department at 250-746-3119 or by email to planning@northcowichan.ca during regular business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding Statutory Holidays) for more information specific to this application.

Public Input

If you believe your interests in land will be affected by the proposed permit, you are invited to submit your comments in writing to Mayor and Council by 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023 or verbally during the public input portion of the Regular Council Meeting. Please refer to the instructions provided:

In Writing in Advance of the Regular Council Meeting

Written submissions will be accepted by:

  • Email to publicmeetings@northcowichan.ca
  • Mail to Mayor and Council, Municipality of North Cowichan, 7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan BC, V9L 6A1
  • Fax to 250-746-3133
  • In-Person deposited through the mail slot at the Municipal Hall, Main Entrance

Verbally during the Regular Council Meeting

  • In Person by attending Council Chambers on May 17, 2023 during its regular meeting at 5:00 p.m.
  • Electronically by visiting www.northcowichan.ca/virtualmeeting for instructions on how to join the meeting.

Written and oral submissions should reference permit number (TUP00027) and include your name and the civic address of the property impacted by the proposed permit. Please be advised all submissions, including the names of the authors will become part of the public record. The author’s phone number and email address are not relevant and should not be included in the correspondence if the author does not wish his or her personal information to be disclosed. All submissions received by the deadline will be reviewed by Council prior to making a decision on this application.

Rob Conway, Director of Planning and Building

7030 Trans-Canada Highway | Duncan, BC V9L 6A1

T 250.746.3100 | F 250.746.3133 | www.northcowichan.ca