City of Parksville public hearing to discuss cannabis production, retail trade

Meeting will take place at city hall on Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.

The City of Parksville will hold a public hearing on Monday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. for the purpose to amend a zoning and development bylaw to permit cannabis trade in zones where retail trade is permitted and to permit cannabis production in industrial zones within the city.

Zoning and Development Amendment Bylaw, 2018, No. 2000.121 proposes to amend City of Parksville Zoning and Development Bylaw, 1994, No. 2000.

At the hearing at the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, the public will be allowed to make representations to council respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaw and all persons who believe their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaw.

A copy of the proposed bylaw and documents may be inspected at the planning department, Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East during regular office hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) weekdays.

—Submitted

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