Current Applications

This page includes current rezoning applications, as well as other significant applications. For a complete list of all open applications and their status, see the most current Local Trust Committee agenda package (found through a search for upcoming meetings on the Meetings and Events page). In the agenda package view the ‘Applications with Status Report’ which can be found within the ‘Reports’ section.

Land Use Bylaw and Official Community Plan Amendment Applications

GB-RZ-2022.1: Land Use Bylaw and Official Community Plan Amendment

Location: 750 Tin Can Alley, Gabriola Island, Lot B, Plan VIP50373, Section 19, District 32 (PID 023-005-629).

This application proposes to rezone a 1 hectare (2.5 acre) lot, currently zoned Local Commercial 3 (LC3), to an appropriate site specific zone that allows for the development of a mix of commercial uses and two residential densities, one density being reserved for affordable rental housing.

  • 1 - Staff Reports
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw-none
  • 3 - Public Correspondence
  • 4 - Community Consultation-none
  • 5 - Other Information

GB-RZ-2023.1: Land Use Bylaw and Official Community Plan Amendment

Location: Descanso Bay Ferry Terminal (PID: 025-798-090 and 025-798-103).

This application proposes to amend both the Official Community Plan and Land Use Bylaw to enable future marine and upland improvements to the ferry terminal, which includes expansion into the Descanso Bay marine area for a widened vehicle holding area, improved sidewalk accessibility and safety, dedicated pick-up and drop-off areas, an updated parking area and a new waiting room/washroom building.

  • 1 - Staff Reports
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit
  • 3 - Public Correspondence
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information

Development Variance Permit Applications

GB-DVP-2022.3: Development Variance Permit

Location: 1160 The Strand, Gabriola Island

Application for a variance to allow shoreline protection.

  • 1 - Staff Reports - none
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit
  • 3 - Public Correspondence - none
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information - none

GB-DVP-2022.4: Development Variance Permit

Location: 1170 The Strand, Gabriola Island

Application for a variance to allow shoreline protection.

  • 1 - Staff Reports - none
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit
  • 3 - Public Correspondence - none
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information - none

GB-DVP-2023.3: Development Variance Permit

Location: 880 Horseshoe Road, Gabriola Island

Application for a variance permit to allow for an existing woodshed built in the setback.

  • 1 - Staff Reports
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit
  • 3 - Public Correspondence - none
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information - none

Temporary Use Permit Applications

GB-TUP-2023.4: Temporary use Permit

Location: 376 Tinson Road, Gabriola Island

Application for a Temporary Use Permit for a short term vacation rental.

  • 1 - Staff Reports - none
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit - none
  • 3 - Public Correspondence
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information - none

GB-TUP-2023.5: Temporary use Permit

Location: 868 Chichester Road, Gabriola Island

Application for a Temporary Use Permit for a short term vacation rental.

  • 1 - Staff Reports - none
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit
  • 3 - Public Correspondence
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information - none

GB-TUP-2024.2: Temporary use Permit

Location: 565 South Road, Gabriola Island

Application for a Temporary Use Permit for a short term vacation rental.

  • 1 - Staff Reports - none
  • 2 - Proposed Bylaw or Permit - none
  • 3 - Public Correspondence - none
  • 4 - Community Consultation - none
  • 5 - Other Information - none