Board of Variance

The Board of Variance considers minor variances in siting, dimensions, or size requirements (side yard, back, front, height and area coverage) where compliance with the District of North Vancouver Zoning Bylaw would cause hardship.

The board cannot vary the permitted uses, densities, or parking under the Zoning Bylaw, nor does it deal with major variance applications. Major variances require a Development Variance Permit application.

Review their Terms of Reference to learn more

Board members

The Board of Variance is a five member, Council appointed appeal board. It holds monthly meetings to hear appeals and make decisions.

Current members

  • Guy Akester
  • James Paul
  • Joe Rommel
  • Lee Gavel
  • Neville York

2020 meeting minutes, agendas, and results

Meeting date Notice Agenda Results Minutes
January 16 Notice Agenda Results Minutes
February 20 Notice Agenda Results Minutes
March 19 - postponed - - - -
April 16 - postponed - - - -
May 21 - postponed - - - -
June 18 - postponed - - - -
July 16 - virtual meeting Notice Agenda Results  
August - no meeting scheduled - - - -
September 17        
October 15        
November 19        
December - no meeting - - - -

 

Meetings from previous years

Download results from meetings held from 1999 to present

Apply to appear before the board

 

2019 meeting minutes, agendas, and results

Meeting date Notice Agenda Results Minutes
January 17 Notice Agenda Results Minutes
February 21 Notice Agenda Results Minutes
March 21 Notice Agenda Results Minutes
April 18 Notice Agenda Results Minutes
May 16 - no applications - - - -
June 20 - no applications - - - -
July 18 - no applications - - - -
September 19 - no applications - - - -
October 17 - no applications - - - -
November 21 Notice Agenda Results Minutes

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