A Development Variance Permit is a permit approved by District of Lantzville Council that allows a variation of specific requirements of Municipal Bylaws, such as the Zoning Bylaw, Subdivision and Development Bylaw or Sign Bylaw pursuant to Part 26 of the Local Government Act.

Use, density & floodplain provisions cannot be varied by a Development Variance Permit.

A Development Variance Permit is necessary when your proposal requires District standards or requirements to be relaxed or varied. These standards include:

  • Minimum standards of building form such as height, setbacks or parking.
  • Screening provisions or height of fencing.
  • Subdivision regulations; minimum lot width where variation does not affect density. Also, servicing requirements may be varied.
  • Sign regulations, area of sign, dimensions and siting.
  • Landscaping.

Please contact the District Office at 250-390-4006 if you'd like to set up an appointment with the District's Community Planner.

Development Variance Permit Guide

Development Variance Permit Checklist

Development Variance Application Form

Land Use Development Fees Bylaw 37.1, 2005
Last Modified: May 3, 2013
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