Public Participation


On this page you will find:

  • How to participate through a Public Hearing, appearing as a Delegation, or by attending a Public Information Meeting
  • Development Notices for development proposals being considered by Council
  • How to comment on proposed developments

Development Notifications

Pursuant to Development Procedures Bylaw No. 639, 2006 District of Sicamous Council receives public comments prior to their consideration of Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, Temporary Use Permits, and Official Community Plan and Zoning bylaw amendments. Notifications are mailed to all property owners of land within a 50 m radius of the subject property.

21-273-DVP (1130 Riverside Ave)

Notice of Development Variance Permit

Notification Letter

Application Package

21-291-TUP (322 Finlayson Street)

Temporary Use Permit

Notification Letter

Draft Permit 

How to Provide Input

Input on a particular development proposal can be provided to Council in a number of ways. These include:

  • In writing
  • In person
  • Via online attendance

In Writing

Written submissions can be provided in person at the District Offices, via mail, email or web form.

446 Main Street

PO Box 219

Sicamous BC   V0E 2V0 Public Input Form

In Person

For Bylaw amendments or for  temporary use permits where a hearing is being held, comments may be verbally provided, in person, by attending the hearing in Council Chambers. Please note that attendance in person is subject to the Orders of the Provincial Health Officer. 

Council Chambers

446 Main Street, Sicamous

Via Online Attendance

For Bylaw amendments or for temporary use permits where a hearing is being held, comments may be verbally provided, online, by attending the Council meeting via ZOOM as permitted under Ministerial Order M314 until otherwise announced by the Province of British Columbia. 

ZOOM Meeting Link:


Any questions can be directed to Corporate Officer Jennifer Bruns at 250-836-2477 or