Public Notices

The City of Kimberley currently has 2 Active Public Notices. Please follow the links below to view details:

1. Notice of Intention to Close Portions of Roads and Dispose of City Lands (Bylaw 2667 & 2668)

2. Notice of Public Hearing – Purcell Collegiate Zoning Amendment (Bylaw 2669)


Notice of Intention to Close Portions of Roads and Dispose of City Lands (Bylaw 2667 & 2668)

The City of Kimberley hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 40 and 94 of the Community Charter, of its intention to adopt Highway Closure and Dedication Removal Bylaws 2667 and 2668.

Proposed Bylaw 2667, found HERE, will permanently close an approximate 0.9 hectare portion of roads dedicated on Plan 733A District Lot 2379 Kootenay District, including portions of 301st Ave, 302nd St., 303rd St. and 304th St. adjacent to the Kimberley Golf Course, shown as “CLOSED ROAD” on reference plan EPP102555 prepared by David J. Kaczowka, BC Land Surveyor and attached as Schedule A to the Bylaw.

Proposed Bylaw 2668, found HERE, will permanently close an approximate 0.5 hectare portion of roads dedicated on Plan 733A District Lot 2379 Kootenay District, including portions of 305th St., lane and 306th St. between Mark Creek and the Kimberley Golf Course shown as “CLOSED ROAD” on reference plan EPP102556 prepared by David J. Kaczowka, BC Land Surveyor and attached as Schedule A to the Bylaw .

Any persons who consider they are affected by the proposed bylaws may make written representations to Council.  Written representations must be submitted no later than 4:30pm on Monday, October 5, 2020 by email to planning@kimberley.ca, fax 250-427-5252, mailed or delivered to City Hall, 340 Spokane Street, Kimberley BC V1A 2E8.

The City of Kimberley further gives notice pursuant to Sections 26(3) and 94 of the Community Charter of the disposition of the closed portions of road described in Bylaw 2667, comprising about 0.9 hectares and valued at $90,000, to Purcell International Education Limited - Purcell Collegiate Incorporated and the closed portions of road described in Bylaw 2668, comprising about 0.5 hectares and valued at $50,000, to Westcastle Land Developments Corp in exchange for a portion of lands described as part of Lot 1, Plan NEP21462 comprising 1.64 hectares and valued at $160,000.

Questions? Please contact Planning Services at planning@kimberley.ca or 250-427-9664 Monday to Friday (9am to 4pm) excluding statutory holidays.


Notice of Public Hearing – Purcell Collegiate Zoning Amendment (Bylaw 2669)

An application from Purcell Collegiate Incorporated has been received that proposes amendments to the CD-7 Comprehensive Development Zone. The CD-7 Zone applies only to the lands comprising approximately 2.1 hectares (5 acres) situated south of Highway 95A and 305th Street between Mark Creek and 302nd Avenue adjacent to the Kimberley Golf Course. The proposed zoning changes are intended to allow for development of a proposed international boarding school campus. The proposed Purcell Collegiate school campus is anticipated to include a range of facilities including school buildings, student housing, shared living/dining/study spaces, outdoor learning spaces and sports facilities. The school and accommodation facilities are anticipated to be designed for an initial intake of 150 students and to accommodate expansion up to 300 students.

Purcell Collegiate Concept Plans
Purcell Collegiate Overview Description

Further information: September 14, 2020 Report to Council - Bylaw 2669

A summary of the proposed changes to the CD-7 Zone set out in Bylaw No. 2669, found HERE, include:

  • revised list of permitted uses to replace the seniors housing and healthcare uses with a mix of educational, commercial, residential and recreational uses to accommodate the proposed school campus;
  • some increases to building setback requirements while the maximum building height and site coverage restrictions are not proposed to change;
  • adding density regulation to restrict the maximum floor space ratio (the total allowable floor space on all levels of all buildings relative to the total parcel area);
  • adding the CD-7 zone in the list of zones that are exempt from specific parking requirements.

An Electronic Public Hearing for the proposed Bylaw 2669 will be held on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 7:00 pm and available for viewing on the City of Kimberley’s YouTube channel. You may indicate your support or opposition to the proposed bylaw in one of the following ways:

a) Submit your comments in writing to City Hall (drop-off in mail slot, e-mail planning@kimberley.ca or fax 250-427-5252) by 4pm on the day of the hearing, or

b) Share your comments via telephone during the hearing by calling 1-800-741-7180. Please call by 6:50pm to register into meeting number (access code) 146 299 6079, when asked for attendee number, simply enter the “#” symbol. You will be able to hear the meeting but you will be on hold and muted until it is your turn to speak.

All submissions will form part of the public record. Council is not able to receive further information or submissions after the conclusion of the public hearing.

Questions? Please contact Planning Services at planning@kimberley.ca or 250-427-9664 Monday to Friday (9am to 4pm) excluding statutory holidays.