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
  • Lee Gavel
  • Laura Lee Richard
  • Neville York

2021 meeting minutes, agendas, and results

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


Meetings from previous years

Download results from meetings held from 1999 to present

Apply to appear before the board

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