The Official Community Plan (OCP) and
Zoning Bylaw are used to regulate land use and handle issues like the nature of development, uses, and the subdivision of land in Prince George. Proposals to develop land must be reviewed by City staff at a pre-application meeting where applicants will be informed on what to expect in the formal application process. Contact the Development Services department in City Hall to book a pre-application meeting or for more information.
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Prince George, BC V2L 3V9
Common Permits and Applications
Rezoning applications are required when land use being proposed is not permitting under existing zoning. Applications may be used to amend the text of an existing zone or to change the zone categorization altogether.
Contact Development Services to book a pre-application meeting or refer to the Rezoning and OCP Amendment Process Guide for more information.
Depending on the nature of a project, a development permit may be required. Permits are needed for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, the following:
- Examining the form and character of a new commercial building.
- Assessing the ecological impact of a development in environmentally sensitive, riparian areas.
Contact Development Services to arrange a pre-application meeting before submitting an application to determine which permits are applicable for a proposal and refer to the Development Permit Process Guide for more information.
Contact Development Services to arrange a pre-application meeting for property subdivision into multiple lots, Bare Land Strata, and other improvements before submitting an application.
Official Community Plan Amendment Application No. CP100159 (Bylaw No. 9085, 2019) and Rezoning Application No. RZ100643 (Bylaw No. 9086, 2019)
The City of Prince George is considering an amendment to Schedule B-6: Future Land Use and Schedule B-8: Community Facilities of City of Prince George Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 8383, 2011. This application will facilitate development an integrated health and housing project at the NR Motors site (805/855 1st Avenue and 190 Ontario Street).
BC Housing, Northern Health, and City of Prince George representatives will be available to answer any questions and/or comments at the upcoming Public Information Session. Please see details below:
Date: January 15, 2020
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm (presentation will start at 6:30pm)
Location: City Hall - 2nd Floor Conference Room
For more information:
Staff Report to Council
Mayor and Council considered this application on the December 16, 2019 Council Agenda. For information submitted to Mayor and Council at the December 16 Council Meeting:
Request for Comment
The City requests written comment from any person, organization, or agencies that may be affected by this amendment to the Official Community Plan. Forward any written submissions by
5:00pm, January 23, 2020 to the Development Services Division.
Official Community Plan Amendment Application No. CP100154 (Bylaw No. 9049, 2019) and Rezoning Application No. RZ100632 (Bylaw No. 9050, 2019)
The City of Prince George is considering an amendment to Schedule B-6: Future Land Use of City of Prince George Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 8383, 2011 to facilitate development of three (3), four (4) storey apartment buildings on the Subject Area. The Subject Area involved three (3) properties 2604 Recplace Drive, 2658 Recplace Drive, and a portion of 2626 Recplace Drive where the southern portion is remaining as the PG Playhouse.
For more information: