Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Shipping container use in Prince Rupert area up for Public Hearing process on February 6

The public will have its last chance for a say on the issue of
container use in the city as part of a Public Hearing secheduled
for Monday, February 6th at City Hall

The first week of February could finally bring some finality to Prince Rupert City Council's work towards a Bylaw on Shipping containers in the community, that as City Council hosts a Public Hearing on Monday, February 6th at 6 PM in City Council chambers. 

The scope of what City Council is proposing can be reviewed from the Notice posted to the City website on Friday.

The documentation up for review includes six conditions for use for those with thoughts of placing one of the steel boxes on their property.

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As we outlined back in December, the process to what council hopes will be the final word on container use for the next while was put in place at the last Council Session for 2022, with the Public Hearing called for at that time.

As part of our notes on the topic, we included some history towards the issue, you can review that background material here.

If you can't attend the Public Hearing on Monday, the city offers these guidelines towards comment.

Direct comments in writing by 4:30 p.m. on February 3rd, 2023 to: Rosamaria Miller, Corporate Administrator 424 3rd Avenue West Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1L7 Phone: (250)-627-0963 Email: rosamaria.miller@princerupert.ca

More notes on past Council Discussion themes are available for review here.

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