April 6, 2022

Backgrounder – Study Paper on Public Hearings: An Examination of Public Participation in the Adoption of Local Bylaws on Land Use and Planning

13. Study Paper on Public Hearings: An Examination of Public Participation in the Adoption of Local Bylaws on Land Use and Planning

Media Release: BCLI Releases Study Paper on Public Hearings

Vancouver, BC – April 6, 2022 – The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has released its Study Paper on Public Hearings: An Examination of Public Participation in the Adoption of Local Bylaws on Land Use and Planning. This study paper provides a comprehensive overview of British Columbia’s public hearings law Read more…

December 23, 2021

Public Hearings Project

Overview The Local Government Act enables a municipality or regional district to hold a public hearing as part of the process to adopt a planning or land-use bylaw. Except in narrowly defined circumstances, whenever a local government seeks to adopt an official community plan, a zoning bylaw, or a bylaw Read more…

July 7, 2020

Media Release – BCLI Issues Report on the Builders Lien Act