Village of Lytton Update March 17, 2022

Surface debris removal update

Surface debris removal is complete from municipal properties and work is continuing on properties south of 1st Ave. Property owners without insurance or who do not have sufficient insurance need to complete a Right of Entry Permit to provide the Village and contractors permission to enter and coordinate clean-up of their property. https://lytton.ca/recovery/wildfire-debris-removal-program/#entry

Citizens’ Advisory Select Committee

Citizens’ Advisory Select Committee met on March 16. The recording of the meeting is posted to the Village website under the Local Government tab at: https://lytton.ca/government/committee-agendas-and-minutes/

Approving Officer Ron Mattiussi, Demolition & Building Manager Ron Dickinson answered questions on the proposed building bylaw.

Every effort will be made to accommodate people’s rebuilding plans. Property lines are being worked on throughout this process. Contractors will be working off pins that are already there. If your shed/garage was built over your property line into the next property it is likely that a variance will not be granted.

Setbacks are important for many reasons. Property owners should check the requirements before beginning their building. Check with the Building Department by emailing building@lytton.ca.

Property owners who are concerned with setbacks on your property could apply for a variance under the Zoning Bylaw. Variances are applied through the Village Office and processed by staff. Staff then provides a report to Council for their approval.

To check if you have a legal variance, contact the Land titles office. https://ltsa.ca

Explore Gold Country video on Lytton

On March 12, Explore Gold Country released their video on the Village of Lytton.

https://www.facebook.com/ExploreGoldCountry/videos/1283648628825454

Prescribed burn planned near Lytton

The BC Wildfire Service and Skuppah Indian Band plan to conduct a 13-hectare prescribed burn south of the Village of Lytton on the Skuppah 2A Indian Reserve and Inklyuhkinatko Indian Reserve. See the information bulletin at: https://lytton.ca/updates/prescribed-burn-scheduled-for-march-14

Community Meeting

The Village of Lytton is hosting a Community Meeting on March 24 to discuss what’s next in the recovery planning. All Lytton residents, business owners and community members are encouraged to attend the virtual meeting to get the latest information from the Village’s Recovery Team, provide feedback and get answers to your questions.

Residents are asked to submit their questions in advance to communication@lytton.ca by Wednesday, March 23. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions live or through the chat during the meeting.

Meeting Details:
Thursday, March 24 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Zoom meeting link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83257345447
Call in details: 778-907-2071 | Meeting ID: 832 5734 5447

Nominations open for Village Council By-Election

The Village of Lytton has put a call out for candidates for a by-election to fill two vacancies on the Village Council. Those elected would serve as Councillors for the Village of Lytton until the next General Election on October 15, 2022. https://lytton.ca/government/2022-lytton-by-election

Lytton 2022 Budget

Public input into the 2022 Budget will begin March 24. A live Zoom chat is planned for March 31 from 6 pm to 8 pm for public input. https://lytton.ca/government/finance

Resiliency Centre

The Resiliency Centre is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. The next Red Cross visit is the week of March 21.

 

For more information

Contact communication@lytton.ca or 778-254-5004 if you have any additional questions or concerns. The Village of Lytton staff’s contact information is listed on the website at https://lytton.ca/government/contact-us.

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