PART 2: ADMINISTRATION

Division 1: Approving Authorities                                                                                                                                         

Development Authority - Powers and Duties

15        (1)              The Development Authority must administer this Bylaw and decide upon all development permit applications.

(2)              The Development Authority must make available for inspection, during office hours, all applications and decisions for development permit, subject to any legislation in force restricting availability.

(3)              The types of development permit applications a Development Authority may consider are a development permit for:

(a)        a permitted use that complies with all requirements of this Bylaw;

(b)        a permitted use that does not comply with all requirements of this Bylaw;

(c)        a discretionary use that complies with requirements of this Bylaw; and

(d)        a discretionary use that does not comply with all requirements of this Bylaw.

(3.1)           Unless otherwise referenced in this section, the Development Authority must not approve a development permit  for an addition or structural alteration to a non-conforming building.

(4)              The Development Authority may approve a development permit for an addition to a non-conforming building only if the addition:

(a)        does not increase the gross floor area of the building by more than 10.0 per cent; and

(b)        complies with the requirements of this Bylaw.

(5)              The Development Authority may approve a development permit for structural alterations to a non-conforming building where the alterations are limited to:

(a)        new exterior openings to the building;

(b)        the replacement of up to 10.0 per cent in total of each of the structural elements of the building; or

(c)        any combination of new exterior openings to the building and the replacement of up to 10.0 per cent in total of each of the structural elements of the building.

(5.1)           Nothing in this section diminishes or in any way affects the power of the Development Authority to issue a development permit  which:

(a)       makes a non-conforming building conforming through the granting of a relaxation of the requirements or rules to which the existing building does not conform; and

(b)       may include the approval of an addition, structural alteration or both, on the same development permit.

(6)              The Development Authority must collect fees according to the scale approved by resolution of Council.

(7)              The Development Authority may refuse to accept a development permit application where:

(a)        the information required by this Part is not provided;

(b)        the quality of the information provided is inadequate to properly evaluate the application; or

(c)        the fee for a development permit application has not been paid.

(8)             The Development Authority must issue the following notices and acknowledgements in the form and manner acceptable to the General Manager on development permit applications:

(a)       acknowledgement of application completeness;

(b)       notice of application incompleteness; and

(c)       notice of a deemed refusal of an application.

Subdivision Authority – Powers and Duties

15.1    (1)              The Subdivision Authority must issue the following notices and acknowledgements in the form and manner acceptable to the General Manager on subdivision applications:

(a)       acknowledgement of application completeness;

(b)       notice of application incompleteness; and

(c)       notice of a deemed refusal of an application.

67P2008, 9P2012, 67P2018

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