The City of White Rock is currently reviewing its Zoning Bylaw and is seeking public input. The existing Zoning Bylaw, No. 2000, was last adopted in 2013.
A Zoning Bylaw sets rules that determines how land can be used and how much of that land can be developed with buildings and structures, and sets limits that help to maintain the overall character of development in a neighbourhood.
The on-going zoning review will address matters, such as the clarity of standards and ease of interpretation, while also exploring opportunities to provide:
Here are ways for you to get involved:
To learn more about the Zoning Bylaw Review in White Rock, visit talkwhiterock.ca/zoning.
Following the engagement opportunities, staff will compile the comments received from the community and make final edits to the bylaw before presenting the material to the City's Land Use and Planning Committee.
At this stage, staff will recommend that Council give the amendment bylaw first and second reading followed by a formal public hearing to be held. The final adoption of the zoning amendment bylaw will be dependent on the feedback received during the public hearing and direction from Council.
Mayor Darryl Walker
“City Council is committed to engaging with the community and using that valuable input to update our existing Zoning Bylaw to align with the City's newly updated Official Community Plan. We are using input from residents and staff to create an updated Zoning Bylaw to implement best practices in the areas of planning, sustainability, and accessibility. Please get involved and share your thoughts with the City of White Rock.”