Applications invited for City of Powell River Board of Variance


The City of Powell River invites applicants from interested individuals to serve as a member of the City’s Board of Variance. The Board of Variance is comprised of three members appointed by City Council. The Local Government Act and the City’s Board of Variance Bylaw establish the authority and procedures of the Board of Variance. The Board makes decisions regarding minor variances related to the siting, dimensions, size or alterations of a building. The Board meets occasionally throughout the year.

The term for this position runs until December 31, 2018. Board members receive an annual honorarium of $500.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a letter and resume detailing experience or other qualifications relevant to the position. Preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of construction and municipal regulation regarding property-related matters.

Applications may be submitted by mail or email to: Marie Claxton, City Clerk, City of Powell River, 6910 Duncan Street, Powell River, BC. V8A 1V4 or

Applications must be received by 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2016. If you have questions about the Board of Variance, please contact Thomas Knight, Director of Planning at 604-485-8613. An information package for interested applicants may be viewed here: Information Package for Board of Variance Applicants.

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