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.
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|By mail or in person:||City Clerk's Office
2121 Second Avenue
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1C2
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.
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|Proposed Amendment||Proposal||Reports||Bylaw / Maps||Status|
|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.||
Public Hearing Submissions (PH 2 - Aug 5 - noon)
Public Input Submission (PH 1 -final)
Information on remediation work available on YESAB Registry (project 2013-0016)
||2nd Public Hearing to be held on August 10, 2020|
|Zoning Amendment - 39-14th Avenue||Rezone to allow a living suite as a secondary use.||Admin Report||A public hearing is scheduled for August 10, 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.
|A public hearing is scheduled for July 27, 2020|
|Zoning Amendment - 5th and Rogers site||Rezone a portion of 5048-5th Avenue to prohibit single family housing and duplexes.||Approved June 29, 2020.|
|Zoning Amendment - 604 Black Street||Reduce a side and rear setbacks to allow for a garden suite in an existing building.||Approved June 29, 2020.|
|Zoning Amendment - Lot 29 Mt Sima Industrial Area||Rezone portion of Lot 29 from PG to IS to allow for industrial lot expansions.||
Public Input Submissions (final)
|Approved June 15, 2020.|
|Zoning Amendment - 1001 Lewes Boulevard||Amend zoning to enable City to acquire skateboard park from Government of Yukon||Approved Apr 14, 2020|
|Zoning Amendment - 468 Range Road/ 25 Rhine Way||Reduce parking requirements for a supportive housing development.||Amended at 2nd Reading and approved Feb 10, 2020.|
|Zoning Amendment - Keno Way||Refine commercial zoning regulations to promote vibrant commercial core.||Approved Feb 10, 2020.|
|Zoning Amendment - 1306 Centennial Street||To enable a multiple housing development.||
|Approved Nov 12, 2019. Includes 13 m height and 9 unit restrictions.|
|Zoning Amendment - Lot 29 Mt Sima Rd||To allow several industrial lot expansions on Mt Sima Road||Admin Report||Amendment deferred until further notice.|
|Zoning Amendment - Whistle Bend Phase 7||To apply several different zones for this new development area.||Approved July 22, 2019.|
|OCP Amendment - TKC Quarry||To allow a gravel and sand quarry on Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Settlement Land C-30B.||
The applicant withdrew their application prior to the public hearing.
|Zoning Amendment - Cannabis Retailing||To allow the sale of cannabis in additional zones.||Approved Apr 8/2019.|
|Zoning Amendment - Administrative Edits||Miscellaneous minor amendments.||
|Approved Mar 25/2019.|
|Zoning Amendment - 2288 2nd Avenue||To allow a child care centre as a principal use in the Days Inn building.||Approved Feb 11/2019.|
|Zoning Amendment - 1 Roderick Place||To allow a 0.3 ha lot expansion to accommodate a septic field.||Approved Feb 11/2019.|
|Zoning Amendment - 1181 and 1191 Front Street||To increase the maximum building height allowance.||
Bylaw 2018-50 (as amended at 2nd and 3rd Readings)
Appendix A (as amended at 2nd and 3rd Readings)
Final Appendix C Map of Downtown Heights (as amended at 2nd and 3rd Readings)
|Approved with amendments Sept 24/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 7 Bennett Road||To allow a rear lot expansion to an existing industrial lot.||
|Approved Sept 24/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - Mt Sima Road||To allow a solar farm public utility.||
Bylaw 2018-48 (as amended at 2nd and 3rd Readings)
|Approved with amendments Sept 24/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 8 Metropolit Lane||To allow a child care centre in the CH - Highway Commercial zone.||Approved Sept 10/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - Motorways Fire Hall||To allow a new Fire Hall to be built.||Approved August 6/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - Whistle Bend Phase 6||To apply several different zones for this new development area.||Approved August 6/2018.|
|Conditional Use Application - 161 War Eagle Way||To allow for a four-room bed and breakfast
|Location Sketch||Approved June 25/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 11 Tarahne Way||To allow for a lower density townhouse development.||Council did not proceed with 2nd reading July 23/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 19 McIntyre Drive||To allow the development of a multi-purpose building.||Approved June 25/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 51 Keewenaw Drive||To allow a 10-unit townhouse development without a commercial component.||Approved June 25/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 21-12th Avenue||To enable a multiple housing development.||Approved (with amendments) June 11/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - City Quarry Expansion||To allow an expansion of the City quarry on the McLean Lake Road||Approved May 7/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - Site Regulations||Miscellaneous amendments regarding driveways, porches, projections, fences, landscaping, and hard-surfacing.||
|Approved May 7/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - 112 and 114 North Star Drive||To allow both of these 2 properties to have a living suite||Approved April 9/2018.|
|Zoning Amendment - Housekeeping||Miscellaneous minor amendments to the Zoning Bylaw.||Approved April 9/2018.|
|Conditional Use - Transitional Support Services, Yukon Government, 22 Wann Road||To allow supportive housing with up to 10 residents||Approved March 12/2018|
|Zoning Amendment - Cannabis Retail Sales||To restrict locations for the retail sale of cannabis.||Approved Feb 26/2018|