The District of Lantzville is seeking volunteers to serve, without remuneration, to fill vacancies on the Board of Variance for a three-year term.
The three-member Board is responsible to provide independent adjudication of appeals (applications by property owners), primarily for minor variances to the land use bylaw regarding siting, size and dimensions of structures if compliance would cause an undue hardship, and other issues (see Local Government Act (LGA) sections 536-544). The Board meets at the Municipal Hall at 4:00 pm on the second Thursday of the month, as necessary, if an application is received. (One meeting was held during 2014-2018, and one each year 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2023).
A copy of the Notice of Volunteer Vacancy and regulations that outline the structure, duties and responsibilities of the Board (Bylaw No. 10 & Local Government Act excerpt) and Council Committee System Policy No. 3000-12 (including volunteer application form) are available at the Municipal Hall or lantzville.ca.
To be considered for appointment by Council to the Board of Variance, please submit a completed Committee Volunteer Application form, no later than 4:00 pm, Friday, February 24, 2023 to:
Director of Corporate Administration, District of Lantzville, 7192 Lantzville Road, PO Box 100, Lantzville, BC V0R 2H0 or firstname.lastname@example.org.