Public Hearing Information

The purpose of a public hearing is to allow affected citizens to provide their views to their elected officials 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. 


NOTICE is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, in the Council Chamber of Pitt Meadows City Hall, located at 12007 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows. The Council Meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m., with the public hearing component of the meeting commencing shortly thereafter.  

The Public Hearing is to consider the following amendments to the City of Pitt Meadows Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2864, 2020

Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2990, 2024

Information:Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2990, 2024 
Intent:The City is considering amending Official Community Plan (OCP) Chapter 14 Development Permit Guidelines, Permit Area 9 by deleting the existing Permit Area 9 and replacing it with a new Permit Area 9: Ground-Oriented Residential. This proposed OCP amendment bylaw updates the Permit Area policy language to provide design guidelines for new small-scale multi-unit housing in the urban area of Pitt Meadows. 
Bylaws:Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2990, 2024
Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2864, 2020 - Consolidated Version
 
Reports:Staff Report to Council - May 14, 2024 
Attachments:Notice of Public Hearing
Special (Public) Meeting of Council Minutes - May 14, 2024
PowerPoint Presentation as presented on May 14, 2024
 
Submissions:No submissions received to date.  

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 https://www.pittmeadows.ca/city-hall/council/council-meetings/council-meetings-agendas-minutes

2. Submit Written Comments to Council
Email: Send an email to publichearing@pittmeadows.ca 
Mail: Mail your comments to the Corporate Officer at:  City of Pitt Meadows, 12007 Harris Road, Pitt 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.

3. Attend In Person to Give Comment
Join us in Council Chamber at City Hall to make your comments in person.
Where: 12007 Harris Road, Council Chamber
When: 7:00 p.m.
No representations on these proposed bylaws or amendments 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 engagement 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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