Public Hearing Information

The purpose of a public hearing is to allow affected citizens to provide their views to their elected officicals on the adoption of certain bylaws such as Official Community Plans and zoning amendments.  All persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by a proposed bylaw that is subject to a public hearing will be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard.

* There are no public hearings scheduled at this time*

How to Participate in the Public Hearing

There are several ways to take part in the Public Hearing:

1. Watch the Public Hearing Live
View the livestream by visiting pittmeadows.ca/councilmeetings.

2. Participate Live by Zoom Webinar
Use your computer, smart phone, or tablet to join the Zoom video conference to share your comments. Use the link above to register, after which you will receive details for how to join the meeting.

3. Participate Live by Phone
Register to phone in to the Zoom meeting to share your comments with Council. Use the 'Register' link above, or call us at
604.465.2472 for assistance.

4. Submit Written Comments to Council
Email: Send an email to publichearing@pittmeadows.ca with ‘December 1, 2020 Public Hearing Submission’ in the subject line.

Mail: Mail your comments to the Corporate Officer at:
City of Pitt Meadows,
12007 Harris Road,
itt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B5

In person: Drop off your written comments at City Hall to the attention of the Corporate Officer.

Submissions received BEFORE 3:00 pm on the Thursday prior to the meeting will be included in the meeting agenda package. Submissions received AFTER this deadline, up until 3:00 pm on the day of the public hearing, will form part of an on-table circulation.

5. Attend In Person to Give Comment
Although remote participation is strongly encouraged in light of COVID-19, in person attendance can be arranged. Please contact Legislative Services at 604.465.2472 to reserve a spot (in person attendance is strictly monitored due to COVID restrictions).

No representations on this proposed bylaw amendment will be received by Council after the conclusion of the public hearing.  All oral and written submissions, including names and addresses, will become part of the public record which includes being made available for public inspection on the City’s website.

Public Hearings in General
  • Every person attending the Public Hearing will be given the opportunity to be heard. 
  • Council's role at the Public Hearing is to listen to the public.  Council will not challenge your comments, but may ask questions for clarification. 
  • After the staff presentations, the Chair will invite comments from the public.
  • The Chair will establish rules of engement and share that information with the public at the outset of the hearing.  
  • Those appearing before Council must state their full name, address, and general neighbourhood for the record. 
  • Direct all your comments and answers to the Chair.
  • Speak slowly and clearly.
  • Be prepared; speaker times will be limited, at the discretion of the Chair.

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