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.
*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 email@example.com. 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.
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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
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||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.||
|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.||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||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.||
|Approved February 14, 2021|
Zoning Amendment -115 Range Road
|Amendment to rezone from IA - Airport to CH - Highway Commercial||Admin Report||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.||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||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.||
Bylaw 2021-24(as originally presented)
Bylaw 2021-24 (as adopted)
|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.||Approved April 13, 2021|
|Zoning Amendment - 107 Range Road||Rezone to permit an eating and drinking establishment with a drive-through component||Approved April 13, 2021|
|Zoning Amendment - 410 Cook Street||Reduce residential parking and loading space requirements||Defeated March 22, 2021|
|Conditional Use - 6-151 Industrial Road||Allow office on the ground floor and more than 50% of gross floor area||Approved Jan 25, 2021.|
|Zoning Amendment - 1308 Centennial Street||Rezone from RS to RM to allow for a multifamily development||Approved Feb 8, 2021.|
|OCP Amendment - Whistle Bend Area 'C'||Allow for residential development on 56.3 ha Whistle Bend Future Area 'C'||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.||
Public Input Submissions (PH 2 -Final) - revised Aug 14
Public Input Submission (PH 1 -final)
Information on remediation work available on YESAB Registry (project 2013-0016)
Second Public Hearing Report (Sept. 8, 2020)
Bylaw 2020-10 (initial)
|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.
|Approved Aug 10, 2020.|