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Posted: October 27, 2016

Elkford Council News

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the October 24 District of Elkford council meeting.

Council Youth Representatives

Council welcomed two students who will be representing youth at council meetings. Erica Vogt will serve as Senior Council Youth Representative and Erin Mills as Junior Council Youth Representative. Both young ladies attended their first council meeting and their term will continue until June 30, 2017.


DoEThe Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 788, 2016 and the Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 789, 2016 received second readings. The proposed amendments are to include currently non-zoned areas into the Zoning Bylaw, to consider residential development in areas designated Forest and Recreational Resources by the OCP, and to add a new Large Holding Zone to the Zoning Bylaw.

Inter-Community Business Licence Bylaw No. 792, 2016 received its first two readings. This bylaw will authorize the District of Elkford to implement the Inter-Community Business Licence (ICBL).

Business Licence Amendment Bylaw No. 791, 2016 received its first two readings. This amendment is necessary to add provisions of the Inter-Community Business Licence to Elkford’s existing Bylaw. In addition, the following amendments will be made: Remove the requirement to hold a valid business licence for participants of a trade show, farmers market, or a craft fair organized by the district, or the Chamber of Commerce, or a local non-profit organization; Remove the discount for early payment of the business licence.

All district bylaws and policies can be viewed on our website at www.elkford.ca .

District of Elkford

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