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Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, being Chapter M-26 of the Statutes of Alberta, notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Falher will hold a public hearing prior to the second reading of Bylaw No. 19-10 for an amendment to Land Use Bylaw No. 14-05. The proposed amendment is to:

1. Remove Section 6.22 ACCESSORY BUILDINGS AND USES; TEMPORARY MOVABLE STRUCTURES AND USES and replace it with the following:


6.22.1 For the sole purpose of calculating yard setbacks and site coverage requirements as provided for in the Bylaw, when an accessory building is attached to the principal building on a site by means of a roof, an open or enclosed structure, a floor or a foundation, it is to be considered a part of the principal building and shall be required to meet the setback distances for that building in the land use district, except for those architectural features allowed to project into the front yard setback under section 6.13.2 of this bylaw.

2. Revise Section 6.13.2 to the following:

6.13.2 Notwithstanding subsection 6.13.1 and subject to section 6.22.1, the Development Authority may, without an application for variance, allow the following architectural features that are attached to the principal building by a common roof, foundation, an open or enclosed structure, or any other means of construction, to project up to a maximum of 1.5 metres into the required front yard setback in a residential district:
(a) eave,
(b) canopy,
(c) cornice,
(d) balcony,
(e) stairs,
(f) landings not exceeding 2.5 square metres,
(g) uncovered deck, and
(h) other architectural features which, in the opinion of the Development Authority, are of similar nature and considered part of the principal building.

The Public Hearing is to be held at 7:00 p.m., September 9th, 2019 in the Council Chambers of the Town of Falher Office, Falher, Alberta. The proposed bylaw may be viewed at the Town Office during regular office hours. Please submit written submissions to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) prior to 3:00 p.m. September 6th, 2019. If you have any questions regarding the hearing or the bylaw, please call the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at (780) 837-2247.