Current Amendments

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.

Delegates wanting to provide verbal input at a public hearing or public input session can appear in person, or call into a meeting. To do so, please notify Legislative Services by 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting at [email protected].

Please email [email protected] if you have further questions on an amendment.

The public hearing submissions posted are the work of the persons who have made the submissions. Under no circumstances should these submissions be construed or interpreted to be the opinions, positions, work or statements of Council, or any of the Council members or any of the City’s employees. Please note: submissions and presentations can be made public, or provided to the media.

Public Hearings and Public Input Sessions 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 show up by 5:30 p.m. Written submissions are due by noon on the day of the Public Hearing. Send written submissions to [email protected].

Listed below are all current bylaws and applications in the Council process. For more information on any of these amendments please contact 336-2097. 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 E-notifications. Simply select the ‘Planning Notifications’ option when signing up.

Proposed Amendment Proposal Reports Bylaw / Maps Status
Zoning Amendment – 11 Oak Street An application to amend the zoning at 11 Oak Street from RS – Residential Single Detached to RSx – Residential Single Detached (modified) to reduce the rear yard setback to 0.9 metres to allow the conversion of an existing accessory structure into a garden suite.
Admin Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-38
Item will have First Reading on October 11, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – Whistle Bend Phases 10 and 11 An application to amend the zoning of a 25.80 hectare parcel of vacant Commissioner’s land comprising Phases 10 and 11 of Whistle Bend, from FP – Future Planning to public and residential zones, to allow for a range and mix of housing types.
Admin Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-32
Proposed Zoning
Item will have a Public Hearing on October 24, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – 12 Sybil Circle An application to amend the zoning at 12 Sybil Circle from RR – Restricted Residential Detached to RRx – Restricted Residential Detached (modified) to allow a garden suite as a secondary use.
Admin Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-37
Item will have a Public Hearing on October 11, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – Ta’an Kwäch’än Council C-16B An application to amend the zoning of a portion of Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC) Settlement Land Parcel C-16B from FP – Future Planning to RSx – Residential Single Detached (modified) for a proposed residential development.
Admin Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-36
Item will have a Public Hearing on October 11, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – Ta’an Kwäch’än Council C-9B An application to amend the zoning of a portion of Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC) Settlement Land Parcel C-9B from FP – Future Planning to RCT – Comprehensive Residential Townhouses for a proposed residential development.
Admin Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-35
Item will have a Public Hearing on October 11, 2022.
The Official Community Plan Adopting Bylaw – 2022 OCP: Whitehorse 2040 A bylaw to adopt the 2022 Official Community Plan, “Whitehorse 2040”, and repeal the 2010 Official Community Plan.
Admin Report
Proposed OCP – Whitehorse 2040 (August 2022)
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Bylaw 2022-40
Public Hearing Report will be presented on October 3, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – Puckett’s Gulch/Airport An application to amend the zoning at Puckett’s Gulch/Airport from PE – Environmental Protection to IAx(a) – Airport (modified) to allow for the transfer of land to the Government of Yukon to extend an airport runway, and relocate a trail, airside road, fence, and sanitary sewer line.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-31
Item will have Second and Third Reading on October 11, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – 26 Azure Road An application to amend the zoning of a portion of 26 Azure Road from RP – Residential Mobile Home Park to RS – Residential Single Detached for the purpose of constructing a single family dwelling with a fee simple ownership.
Admin Report
There were no public input submissions
Public Hearing Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-30
Approved on September 26, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – 2220 Second Avenue An application to amend the zoning of 2220 Second Avenue from CS – Service Commercial to CSx – Service Commercial (modified) to allow for a Retail Service, Restricted premise on a site located 100 m from a school.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-27
Item will have Second and Third Reading on October 11, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – Kwanlin Dün First Nation C-112B An application to amend the zoning of Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) Settlement Land Parcel C-112B-2, and a portion of KDFN Settlement Land Parcels C-112B-1 and C-112B-3 from FP – Future Planning to RCS2 – Comprehensive Residential Single Family 2 consisting of Phase I and Phase II of a proposed residential development.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-26
Approved on August 8, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – Interim Mt. Sima Quarry A Bylaw to amend the zoning of vacant Commissioner’s land from
FP – Future Planning to IQx(a) – Quarries with special modification,
to allow for an interim quarry use.
Admin Report
There were no public input submissions
Public Hearing Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-23
Approved on August 8, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – 151 Black Street Application to amend the zoning at 151 Black Street from CMW – Mixed Use Waterfront to CMW(x) – Mixed Use Waterfront with special modifications.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Input Report
Location Sketch
Bylaw 2022-17
Approved on July 11, 2022.
Conditional Use Application – 44A Stope Way Application for major home-based business (use of attached garage for storing and sorting coffee beans)
Admin Report
There were no public input submissions
Public Input Report
Location Sketch
Approved on June 13, 2022.
Conditional Use Application – km 1.5 Chadburn Lake Road Application to expand an existing Outdoor Participant Recreation Services use
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Input Report

 

Reference Package
Denied on June 13, 2022.
Zoning Amendment – 1 Drift Drive  Amendment to rezone 1 Drift Drive from RR – Restricted Residential Detached to RS – Residential Single Detached.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions

 

 Location Map
Bylaw 2022-12
Approved on May 24, 2022.
Conditional Use Application –  238 Tlingit Street 157 m2 caretaker residence to support a proposed light equipment sales/rentals operation.
Admin Report
Public Input Report
Reference Package
Approved on April 11, 2022.
 Zoning Amendment – Whistle Bend Phase 9 Amendment to establish zoning for a parcel of vacant Commissioner’s land known as Phase 9 of Whistle Bend, to allow for a range and mix of housing types.

 

 Admin Report
Location Map
Bylaw 21-42
 Approved February 14, 2021
 Zoning Amendment – KDFN Settlement Land C-34B, Lot 1216 Amendment to rezone from FN-FP to FN-PU and FN-CIM  to allow for commercial/industrial and public utility lots.
 Admin Report

 

Location Map
Bylaw 21-38
  Approved February 14, 2021
 Zoning Amendment -115 Range Road

 

Amendment to rezone from IA – Airport to CH – Highway Commercial
Admin Report
Location Map
Bylaw 2021-39
 Approved February 14, 2021
 Zoning Amendment – 105 Titanium Way  Amendment to allow three additional live/work caretaker units for a second building on the subject lot.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Bylaw 2021-26
Location Map
Approved September 27, 2021
 Zoning Amendment – Whistle Bend Phase 8 and Adjacent Lands  Amendment to apply zoning for phase 8 and adjacent lands of Whistle Bend
 Admin Report
 Bylaw 2021-33
Zoning Concept
Phase 8 Design
Appendix A
Approved Sept 13, 2021
 Zoning Amendment – Development Application Process Improvements/ Drainage Plan Requirements Enable improvements to the development application process and manage drainage requirements more effectively.
 Admin Report
Comparison Document
Bylaw 2021-24 (as originally presented)
Bylaw 2021-24 (as adopted)
Public Hearing Report
Adopted September 13, 2021 with amendment at 3rd reading.
Zoning Amendment – Periodic Revisions from Administration Amendments to change or improve regulations, clarify wording, correct omissions, and implement minor changes.
Admin Report
Comparison Redline Document
Bylaw 2021-14
Appendices A-C
Approved April 13, 2021
Zoning Amendment – 107 Range Road Rezone to permit an eating and drinking establishment with a drive-through component
Admin Report
Location Map
Response to Council Questions
(Feb 19)
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Response to Council Questions
(April 9)
Bylaw 2021-13
Appendix A
Approved April 13, 2021
Zoning Amendment – 410 Cook Street
Reduce residential parking and loading space requirements
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Bylaw 2021-11
Appendix A
Defeated March 22, 2021
Conditional Use – 6-151 Industrial Road
Allow office on the ground floor and more than 50% of gross floor area
Admin Report
Public Input Report
Location Sketch
Approved Jan 25, 2021.
Zoning Amendment – 1308 Centennial Street Rezone from RS to RM to allow for a multifamily development
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Bylaw 2020-34
Appendix A
Approved Feb 8, 2021.
 OCP Amendment – Whistle Bend Area ‘C’ Allow for residential development on 56.3 ha Whistle Bend Future Area ‘C’
Admin Report
Planning and Preliminary Engineering Design Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
 Bylaw 2020-31
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Concept Plan
Approved Jan 11, 2021
OCP Amendment – Tank Farm Phase 1 (adjacent to Wasson Place/Burns Road) Allow for commercial/industrial development on a 7.3 ha portion of the Tank Farm parcel.
Admin Report
Proponent Submission
Public Input Submissions(PH 2 -Final) – Revised Aug 14
Public Input Submission (PH 1 -Final)
Public Hearing Report
Public Hearing Follow-Up Report 
Information on remediation work available on YESAB Registry (Project 2013-0016)
Second Public Hearing Report(Sept. 8, 2020)
Bylaw 2020-10 (initial)
Bylaw 2020-10 (amended and approved)
Appendix A
Approved Dec 7, 2020
Zoning Amendment – Lot 287 (REM) Whitehorse Copper Rezone Lot 287 (REM) from IH to IS, and a portion of road access from PG to IS, to allow for an office, shop, and wash bay.
Admin Report
Public Input Submissions
Public Hearing Report
Bylaw 2020-26
Appendix A
Approved Aug 10, 2020.