Current and Recent 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 

*NOTICE* - Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Council Chambers is closed to the public. All submissions for public hearings should be sent to publicinput@whitehorse.ca. All emails will be directed to Council for their consideration. Submissions will be accepted until the close of the public hearing. Any emails received at this email address, or to Mayor and Council directly, will be posted on this page as part of the public record.

Delegates wanting to provide verbal input at a public hearing or public input session can also call into a meeting. To do so, please notify Legislative Services by 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting at legsvcs@whitehorse.ca.

Additionally, Planning and Sustainability staff are currently unavailable to discuss amendments in person. Please email publicinput@whitehorse.ca if you have further questions on an amendment.

This page of the City’s website is maintained, in part, to facilitate public hearings during the COVID-19 emergency. It is intended as an alternative for the public to attending in person during a Council meeting to make a submission or to listen to the submissions of others. It is also intended to discharge the City’s obligation to make its decisions and carry on its work at a public meeting. 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.

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 show up by 5:30 p.m. 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 and Recent Amendments 

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 'Notify Me' program. Simply select the 'Planning Notifications' option when signing up.

Proposed Amendment Proposal  Reports  Bylaw / Maps  Status 
 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  Location Sketch Item had First Reading on May 9th, 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 Location Sketch Public Input Report to Council June 6, 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

Reference Package Public Input Report to Council June 6, 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

Item was introduced to Council on March 21, 2022. The Public Hearing occurred on April 25, 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 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
(Apr 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.