Public Hearings and Proposed Bylaws

Notices and documents associated with upcoming public hearings will appear on this page. 


Public Hearings

Members of the public may participate in Public Hearings in-person, through written submissions, by phone, and by Zoom Webinar.

Write a submission - Drop it off at District Office, mail to District of Ucluelet or send it via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Any submissions dropped-off or mailed to the District office, must be received before the start of the Public Hearing. Submissions sent by email or dropped-off at the Public Hearing may be submitted until the hearing is closed. Written submissions are considered part of the public record pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.   

Participate in-person -  In-person attendance at public hearings is permitted.  They take place at the Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet BC.  If you do plan to attend in-person, we ask that you follow alll current Provincial health guidance and protocols. Seating is limited and COVID-19 protocols are in place. In accordance with current PHO orders, in-person attendees must remain seated and wear masks unless they are presenting to Council.   

Participate through Zoom Webinar by Telephone -  Dial in on your phone using the phone number provided in the Public Hearing notice. You will need to enter the meeting ID in order to join the meeting. Note that a participant ID is NOT required. If you would like to speak, press *9 to raise your hand. Staff will unmute you when it is your turn to speak. Press *6 to unmute yourself.  Please state your name and address.

Participate through Zoom Webinar by URL - 
Use your your Zoom compatible tablet, smart phone or computer to join the hearing by the entering the URL provided in the Public Hearing notice (and below) into your browser.  If you would like to speak, click the "raise your hand" icon. Staff will unmute you when it's your turn. You may also have to unmute yourself. Please state your name and address.  If you are participating through by URL you can also submit a comment through the Zoom chat box. 

More information about using Zoom is available on Zoom's website. You can also test Zoom before the meeting here.    

If you are disconnected during the meeting, please join again using the phone number or link provided. 

Public hearings are streamed live and recorded. They can be viewed on the District of Ucluelet's YouTube channel. Please note that there is up to a 60 second lag.


Upcoming Public Hearings

January 20, 2022, at 5:30 PM at the Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive

Zoom Details:

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83877500159

Or One tap mobile :
    Canada: +17789072071,,83877500159#

Or Telephone:
    Canada: +1 778 907 2071
    Webinar ID: 838 7750 0159

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdDYayXHvz

The Agenda for this Public Hearing is available here


Background Information

District of Ucluelet Official Community Plan 2020 - Bylaw No. 1236, 2020.

District of Ucluelet Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1236, 2020
Official Community Plan 2020
Background Information
Review the Public Hearing Notice
Reports to Council with appendices (since May 13, 2021)
Council Meeting Minutes excerpts (since May 13, 2021)
May 13, 2021 Agenda packages
(inc. reports, minutes excerpts and written correspondence received prior to the May 2021 Public Hearing) 
Information Package 1
Information Package 2
Information Package 3
Information Package 4
Notice of Video Recording
Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing software, is used to conduct public hearings. They are also recorded and livestreamed on the District's YouTube Channel. Any personal information that you provide by participating in-person or as a webinar attendee may form part of this recording.  
Personal information maintained by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. and YouTube (Google LLC) may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. Personal information collected as part of the webinar recording is collected by the District under the authority of section 26(c) of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
If you have questions regarding the collection of your personal information, please contact: Paula Mason, 200 Main Street, Ucluelet BC, V0R 3A0, P.O. Box 999, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Questions about the properties, bylaws and permits?
Contact the District of Ucluelet's Planning Department at 250-726-7744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Questions about how to participate?
Contact Paula Mason at 250-726-7744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.