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Friday 30 June, 2017
District Council is encouraging the community to provide feedback on the draft
Advertising Signage in Public Places Bylaw and draft Significance and
Engagement Policy, which are open for community consultation from today.
adopted the draft documents as well as three final polices and a bylaw at their
meeting yesterday. The final documents are the Revenue and Financing; Property
Holdings; and Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policies as well as the
Cemeteries Bylaw which were open for community consultation until 21 May, 2017.
our bylaws and policies helps ensure they continue to best meet the district’s
current and future needs. Input from the community helps this process and we
welcome feedback from our community through consultation,” Community Relations
Manager Vincie Billante says.
draft Advertising Signage in Public Places Bylaw covers temporary signage such
as real estate signs and signs advertising commercial premises. The bylaw aims
to ensure signage does not cause an offence, pose any risk to health and safety
or present a hazard.
draft Significance and Engagement Policy aims to provide the community with
greater clarity and certainty on Council’s consideration of significant issues.
The policy also sets out when community engagement is likely to occur.
final policies and bylaw adopted at the Council meeting, as well as the
consultation documents for the draft Advertising Signage in Public Places Bylaw
and the draft Significance and Engagement Policy, are available on the Council website.
documents are also available at locations around the district, including the
Council building on Baring Square West. This list is available online.
closes Sunday 30 July, 2017.