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Public Hearing - Strawberry Meadows Policies



Strawberry Meadows Neighbourhood Policies OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 2042, 2023

A Public Hearing is being held on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 7:00pm at Council Chambers, 606 Mountainview Square, Kitimat, to consider Strawberry Meadows Official Community Plan (OCP) Amendment Bylaw No. 2042, 2023. This OCP amendment bylaw proposes to recognize the Strawberry Meadows Neighbourhood and Neighbourhood Policies specific to the Strawberry Meadows Neighbourhood including but not limited to:

Public Open Spaces

  • Development of additional multi-use trails and paths in Strawberry Meadows.
  • Development of a new park and playground in Strawberry Meadows specifically designed to meet the needs of children, seniors, and persons with disabilities.
  • Implement a public awareness campaign to highlight and advertise existing trails, linkages, public connections, and District-wide amenities and features.
  • Improve public access to the existing trails, to accommodate various user types including but not limited to people in wheelchairs, strollers, bikes and motorized vehicles. Infrastructure improvements to the bridges and culverts may be needed to ensure the trail is fully connected. Lighting of the trails may also be pursued.

Transportation and Road Safety

  • Pursue opportunities to safely accommodate pedestrians and other modes of transportation moving through and within Strawberry Meadows.

Neighbourhood Uses and Functions

  • Support the following land uses within Strawberry Meadows:

o Principally Single-Family residential dwellings with maximum 2 units per lot and minimum lot size of 3000 m2

o Hobby Farm, subject to rezoning.

o Accessory Uses such as Home Occupation, Home Business Address, Agriculture, Bed & Breakfast, and Day Cares.

Natural Environment and Hazard Lands

  • Recognize the existence of wetlands, riparian corridors, creeks, and areas prone to flooding in Strawberry Meadows. The District may need to undertake a mapping program to better identify where there are Environmentally Sensitive Areas or Hazard Lands.

The public can attend this Public Hearing in-person at the Council Chambers, 606 Mountainview Square, Kitimat. The public is invited to participate electronically through WebEx. Meeting Number 26302373005 and Password F7tJ95HASuM Or by contacting the District office at (250) 632-8900 or email by 4:30pm on Monday, October 16, 2023 for a WebEx link to this hearing.

Bylaw No. 2042, 2023 and additional information is viewable at or District of Kitimat reception, 270 City Centre, Kitimat, Monday to Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm, excluding statutory holidays. Please direct further inquiries or comments to Community Planning Department at 250-632-8900 or