District of Peachland council highlights

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DRIVEWAY ACCESS PERMITS
Council adopted the following Driveway Access Permit Bylaws:

Driveway Access Bylaw No. 2171, 2017

Subdivision and Development Servicing Bylaw No. 1956, Amendment Bylaw No. 2172, 2017

Building Bylaw No. 1574, Amendment Bylaw No. 2173, 2017

Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw No. 2119,mendment Bylaw No. 2174, 2017

The Driveway Access Permit Bylaws ensure consistency with respect to driveway access including provisions for wider driveway to smaller sized lots.

FOREST STEWARDSHIP PLAN REFERRAL FOR TOLKO SOUTHERN INTERIOR WOODLANDS
Council supported the Forest Stewardship Plan Referral for Tolko Interior Woodlands to operate within the Peachland Watershed, provided that: Watershed and Source Protection Plan and Best Management Practices to protect source water are followed; Special consideration be given to erosion protection, sediment control in streams, and maintaining slope stability; Restrictions on logging truck traffic on Princeton Avenue and load limits are adhered to.

Council will be inviting representatives from the Ministry of Forest, Tolko Mill and Gorman Bros. Mill to a Committee of the Whole Meeting, to speak about the logging in Peachland Creek and Trepanier Community Watersheds.

DEVELOPMENT PERMIT – 5154 ROBINSON PLACE
Council supported a Technical Development Permit, for the purpose of installing an outdoor hillside elevator by Silverspan Tams Inc, in order to access the foreshore from the Resident’s home on Robinson Place. A development permit with conditions will be coming forward for Council’s consideration.


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