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					                  DOCK & BUOY




Prepared by: Planning and Development Services Department
          PURPOSE

“To update the Wharf and Buoy Bylaw
   in response to increasing growth
    pressures and new regulations
 regarding foreshore development by
         the Province of B.C.”
CONTEXT AREA
           BACKGROUND
 Headlease since 1949 – 30 yr renewal 2002
 Peachland Unique (only 2 municipalities)
 Wharf and Buoy regulated since 1977
 Current Wharf and Buoy Bylaw #1436 enacted in
  June, 1997
 Review initiated in 2008
                PROCESS

 Research / Review

 Assessment / Revision

 Presentation / Discussion

 Adoption / Implementation
     ISSUES IDENTIFIED

 Provincial Regulations
  - Riparian Area Regulations (RAR).
  - Changes to private moorage regulations

 Growth Pressures

Environmental Pressures
               NEW SYSTEM

     Instead of one bylaw to regulate wharf and
      buoy that three regulatory documents be
         used to administer wharf and buoy.
1.     Lakefront Area Public Place Regulation Bylaw No.
       1869
2.     Dock and Buoy Policy DEV XXX
3.     Dock and Buoy License and Encroachment
       Agreement
                    REGULATORY
                    DOCUMENTS
                                      ONE BYLAW
                               (all technical and legal
                                  requirements and
                                    responsibilities)




                                                              Dock and Buoy License
 Lakefront Area Bylaw            Dock and Buoy Policy          and Encroachment
(authority to seize unlawful   (All technical requirements,
 objects and proceed with                                          Agreement
                                     Application Form)        (Legal agreement between
   bylaw prosecutions)
                                                                   leasing parties)
          KEY CHANGES

   Strata Regulation
   Remediation
   Environmental
   Construction
   Access and Siting
   Control measures and fees
   Administration
       COST CHANGES

 Although 3 year encroachment
  agreement – Billings will be annually over
  this period.

 New costs to be phased in over new 3
  year licence and encroachment
  agreements.
COST CHANGES
        DOCKS


 YEAR           COST


  1             $133.00


  2             $177.00


  3             $235.00




        BUOYS


 YEAR           COST


  1             $67.00


  2             $89.00


  3             $118.00
          NEXT STEPS



    Public                         Follow up Bylaw
                  Final Adoption
 Information                        Amendments
                  (March 2011)
Meeting (Today)                         (2011)
              OUTCOMES
 Legal framework better
  • amendments easier in future
  • potential ease in enforcing bylaw
  • Fee structure
 Updated bylaw consistent with new regulations
  • Riparian Area Regulations (RAR)
  • The use of environmentally friendly materials
 Administrative ease
  • Release and Indemnity forms no longer needed

				
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