The Local Government Act requires that a Board of Variance, acting as an independent body, hears appeals for relaxation of zoning regulations, extension of non-conforming uses, relaxation of servicing requirements, reconstruction of non-conforming uses and relaxation of tree protection requirements. The Board primarily deals with requests for minor variances to the City of Nelson Zoning Bylaw regarding siting, size and dimensions of buildings where compliance would cause an undue hardship. The Board meets on an as required basis.
Board of Variance Bylaw
The Board of Variance consists of three members appointed for a 3-year term
Two members one of which must be the Chair
City of Nelson Board of Variance Suite 101, 310 Ward Street Nelson BC V1L 5S4 Phone: 250-352-8202 Fax: 250-352-2131 Email: Daphne Powell