Zoning Bylaw Update

Zoning Bylaw 1380 (Update)

The Town of Oliver is currently updating its zoning bylaw to improve consistency with the new Official Community Plan (OCP) Bylaw 1370 that was adopted by Council on March 13, 2017.

  • re-ordering bylaw sections to correspond to the sections of the OCP Bylaw;
  • creation of a new “Town Centre (TC) Zone” to be applied to lands designated “Town Centre under the OCP Bylaw;
  • introduction of “assembly”, “child care centre, major”, “museum” and “apartment building” as permitted uses in the TC Zone;
  • allowance for ground floor residential uses in the TC Zone on parcels not fronting Main Street;
  • removal of “gravel crushing” as a permitted use in the General Industrial (M1) Zone;
  • introduction of an Airport (AP) Zone to be applied to the airport lands;
  • re-classifying the Residential Assisted Living (RAL) Zone as an institutional zone as opposed to high density residential zone;
  • re-naming the “Commercial Transition” Zone to “General Commercial”;
  • creating a 75.0 metre setback in the AG Zone from Tuc-el-nuit Lake to preserve lands so zoned for future parkland acquisition; and
  • identifying a number of properties whose current use is legally non-conforming (i.e. not permitted by current zoning) and contacting affected property owners about options to address this situation.

The update of the Zoning Bylaw will also allow for the consolidation of the approximately 26 amendments that have been made to the current Zoning Bylaw 1350 since its adoption in 2014.

Contact Us:

For additional information, or to submit comments, please contact:

Christopher Garrish, Contract Planner | cgarrish@rdos.bc.ca | 250-490-4101

 Current Status and Relevant Documents

Current Status: Council's consideration of 1st reading is tentatively scheduled for June 11, 2018.


Public Consultation

Council Consideration

Draft Zoning Bylaw 1380

(version 2018-06-11)

Draft Zoning Map

(version 2018-06-04)

Draft OCP Amendment 1370.04

(version 2018-06-04)

Other Documents:

Current Zoning Bylaw 1350

(consolidated version)

Current Zoning Map

(consolidated version)

Current OCP Bylaw 1370

(consolidated version)

Current OCP Map

(consolidated version)

Schedule C Floodplain Map

Public Hearing:

Date:  Monday, June 25, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Council Chambers

Address: 6173 Kootenay Street, Oliver

Feedback Form

Public Notice


Committee of the Whole (CoW):

Council Report

Minutes (2017-11-14)

Council Report

Minutes (2018-04-23)

Council Report

Minutes (2018-05-28)

Bylaw Introduction (1st and 2nd reading):

Council Report

Minutes (2018-06-11)

Public Hearing



3rd Reading:

Council Report


Adoption (final reading)

Council Report


FINAL Adopted Zoning Bylaw 1380