Current Amendments

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All residents of Whitehorse may provide their input into amendments to City policy and bylaws pursuant to Section 294 (1) of the Municipal Act. Interested residents may comment on proposed amendments through a verbal or written submission.

Submissions 

Public Hearings are held at the City Council meeting at 5:30 pm in City Hall Council Chambers on the date specified. To speak to a proposed amendment at the Public Hearing, please contact Council Services at 668-8621 prior to the hearing. Written submissions are due by noon on the day of the Public Hearing. Send written submissions to:

By mail or in person:  City Clerk's Office
2121 Second Avenue
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1C2
By email: publicinput@whitehorse.ca

 

Current Amendments 

Listed below are all current bylaws and applications in the Council process. For more information on any of these amendments please contact 668-8346. Note that current subdivision applications are listed a separate page.

You can be notified of all proposed Zoning Bylaw and OCP amendments, and conditional use applications, through the City's 'Notify Me' program. Simply select the 'Planning Notifications' option when signing up.

Proposed Amendment Proposal  Reports  Bylaw / Maps  Status 
OCP Amendment - 1415 Alaska Highway To allow a quarry and industrial development      Bylaw will be reintroduced Jan 8/2018
Zoning Amendment - Tiny House Development, 6140 Sixth Avenue To permit a maximum of five dwelling units and waive the requirement for Class 1 bicycle parking.

Admin Report

AAA Report

Draft Site Renderings

Bylaw 2017-33

Appendix A

Public Hearing scheduled for Jan 15/2018
Zoning Amendment -Whistle Bend Phase 5 To apply zoning for a future phase of this neighbourhood.

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

Bylaw 2017-34

Appendix A

Approved Nov 14/ 2017
Zoning Amendment - Housing Lots in Existing Neighbourhoods 

To change the zoning of multiple greenspaces to allow for residential development.

Note: please refer to updated appendices B-C to reflect rejected sites on Talus Drive and Fireweed Drive.

Admin Report

Public Hearing and AAA Report

Project Website

 

Bylaw 2017-29

Appendices A-E

Updated Appendices B-C

Approved Nov 14/2017
Zoning Amendment - 51 Sunset Drive South To reduce a corner lot setback to allow for alterations to a non-conforming building.

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

Bylaw 2017-31

Appendix A

Approved Oct 23/2017
Zoning Amendment - Lot Expansion 83 Mt. Sima Road  

Amend City owned land from PG to IS to enable a proposed expansion at 83 Mt. Sima Road.

Admin Report

Bylaw 2017-27

Appendix A

Application cancelled 
Conditional Use - Winterlong Brewing Co. To allow an eating and drinking establishment at 83 Mt Sima Road

Admin Report

Public Input Report

Location Map

Letter to property owners

Approved June 12/2017
Conditional Use - YCCMA near Robert Service Way  

To allow Outdoor Participant Recreation Services (dirt bike track) 

Admin Report

Public Input Report

Location Map

Letter to property owners 

Approved May 23/2017
Conditional Use - 6 Tagish Road  

To allow a Major Home-based Business (acupuncture studio)  

Admin Report

Public Input Report

Location Map 

Letter to property owners

Approved May 23/2017
Zoning Amendment - Yukon Gardens 

Amend from CH to CIM and reduce front yard setback from 6 m to 2 m

 Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2017-15 

Appendix A

Approved May 8/2017 
Zoning Amendment - Sidhu Trucking Lot Expansion To allow for a 1.7 hectare expansion to the existing business 

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

Admin Report - For Information Only 

2017-08

Appendix A

Approved Mar 27/2017
Zoning Amendment -Annie Lake Trucking To allow for Mixed-Use Industrial / Commercial uses

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2017-07

Appendix A

Approved Mar 13/2017
Zoning Amendment -9023 Quartz Road To allow for Commercial - Service uses 

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2017-06

Appendix A

Approved Mar 13/2017
Zoning Amendment - Kopper King Drive-thru To allow for drive-thru restaurants on this lot on the Alaska Highway

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2016-46

Appendix A

Location Sketch

Approved Jan 16/2017
Zoning Amendment - 305 Hawkins Street To reduce requirements for parking and amenity space

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

 

2016-45

Appendix A

Location Sketch

Approved Jan 16/2017

Zoning Amendment - Cousins Airstrip Road To allow for country residential use

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2016-31

Appendix A

Location Sketch

Approved Nov 28/2016
Conditional Use Application - 907 Fir Street To allow for a Major Home-based Business (kitchen)

Admin Report

Public Input Report

Location Sketch  Approved Oct 11/2016
Zoning Amendment - Lobird Trailer Park To allow placement of a mobile home with addition

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

 

2016-37

Location Sketch

Approved Oct 24/2016
Zoning Amendment - Skky Hotel Child Care To allow a child care centre in the Highway Commercial zone

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

 

2016-36

Location Sketch

Approved Oct 24/2016

Zoning Amendment - MacBride Museum  

To remove zoning requirements for parking, design guidelines, and setback

Admin Report and 
Additional Analysis (correction to report, 100 m off-site parking alternative)

Public Hearing Report 

Change in request (October 3 letter to property owners)

2016-29

Appendix A

Location Sketch and Renderings

Approved with amendment Oct 24/2016. Only amendment adopted is to reduce parking requirement to 4 spaces.

Comprehensive Residential Zone Edits To provide clarity to existing regulations and increase density for multiple family lots

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

  Approved Sept 26/2016
OCP amendment -19 Cousins Airfield Road To legitimize an existing country residential use

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2016-30

Approved Sept 26/2016
Zoning Amendment -Whistle Bend Future Phases To adjust zoning for Phase 4 of Whistle Bend and remove zoning for Phases 5+

Admin Report

Public Hearing Report

2016-25
Appendices

Approved August 8/2016

Conditional Use – 3 Maple Street  

To allow for a Major Home-based Business (woodshop)

Admin Report
(amendment: 60 letters sent to property owners)

Public Input Report

Location Map

Letter to property owners

Approved June 13/2016

Zoning Amendment - 7202-7218 7th Avenue To allow an apiary at the Downtown community garden

Admin Report
Public Hearing Report

2016-16
Appendix A

Approved May 9/2016

Conditional Use – Whitehorse Disc Golf Association To allow for development of an all-season 18-hole disc golf course 

Admin Report
Public Input Report

Location Sketch  Approved April 11/2016
Zoning Amendment - Miscellaneous Amendments Amendments to 7 sections of the Zoning Bylaw 

Admin Report
Additional Analysis
Public Hearing Report

2016-07
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C 
Adopted March 29/2016
OCP amendment - 6209 6th Avenue To allow for an industrial salvage use Admin Report

2016-10
Location Sketch

Council moved to not read the Bylaw, January 25/2016
Zoning Amendment - Castle Rock Quarry To allow a gravel quarry near Haeckel Hill Road

Admin Report
Public Hearing Report

2016-09
Appendix A
Adopted March 14/ 2016