Board of Variance

Residential construction in Creekside

The Board of Variance is a quasi-judicial body independent from Council that deals with appeals for minor variances to Whistler’s Zoning Bylaw.

Committee Members

  • Jim Charters
  • John Cooper
  • Rhegan Williamson
  • Lindsay Clarke, RMOW Planning Analyst
  • Monica Urbani, Interim Recording Secretary

Meeting schedule

Last Monday of each month (except December), unless staff has determined there are no applications for the Board to consider.

Meetings of the Board of Variance Committee, start at 5:30 p.m. and will be held over Zoom until further notice.

Upcoming meeting

Board of Variance Committee, start at 5:30 p.m. and will be held over Zoom.

Application process

  • Determine if your proposal is within the jurisdiction of the Board of Variance.
  • Call the Planning Department to schedule a pre-application meeting to discuss your proposal. Staff will review the process, application submission requirements and timing.
  • Submit a completed Board of Variance Application with the required documentation and fees. Submission of incomplete information may delay the process.
  • Attend the Board of Variance hearing to present your application.

Fees

In accordance with Board of Variance Bylaw 2412, 2023, the application fee is $4,000.

Meeting schedule

2024 Meeting Dates
January 29, 2024
February 26, 2024
March 25, 2024
April 29, 2024
May 27, 2024
June 24, 2024
July 29, 2024
August 26, 2024
September 23, 2024
October 28, 2024
November 25, 2024

Meeting agendas and minutes 

DateAgendasMinutes
June 26, 2023PDF
February 27, 2023PDFPDF
January 30, 2023PDFPDF
November 28, 2022PDFPDF
May 30, 2022PDFPDF
March 28, 2022PDFPDF
January 31, 2022PDFPDF
August 30, 2021PDFPDF
July 26, 2021PDFPDF
January 27, 2020PDFPDF
November 25, 2019 PDFPDF
October 28, 2019PDFPDF
September 30, 2019PDFPDF
August 26, 2019PDFPDF
May 27, 2019PDFPDF
April 29, 2019PDFPDF
April 11, 2019PDFPDF
March 25, 2019PDFPDF
February 25, 2019PDFPDF
January 28, 2019PDFPDF
October 29, 2018PDF
May 28, 2018PDF
April 30, 2018PDF
February 26, 2018PDF
January 29, 2018PDF
September 25, 2017PDF
May 29, 2017PDF
March 27, 2017PDF
January 30, 2017PDF
November 28, 2016PDF
January 26, 2016PDF
March 29, 2016PDF
April 26, 2016PDF
June 27, 2016PDF
October 31, 2016PDF
February 24, 2015PDF
March 31, 2015PDF
May 26, 2015PDF
June 30, 2015PDF
August 25, 2015PDF
September 29, 2015PDF
November 24, 2015PDF
February 22, 2014PDF
March 25, 2014PDF
April 29, 2014PDF
June 24, 2014PDF
July 29, 2014PDF
August 26, 2014PDF
November 25, 2014

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Contact

Planning Department
604-935-8170

Related Links

Section 536 of the Local Government Act