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Public Hearings Connector

What is a Public Hearing?

A Public Hearing is a vital part of Council’s review when applications are made to change the City’s Official Community Plan or Zoning Bylaw. A Public Hearing is the primary means for the public to present their views to Council on the item(s) contained in that evening’s Public Hearing agenda. The Public Hearing is Council’s opportunity to listen to members of the public and not for Council to discuss and debate the topic. 

As a result of the public health emergency and resulting restrictions on public gatherings, public attendance at City Hall for Council meetings is not permitted at this time. However, persons who deem that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed amendment bylaw will have an opportunity to be heard. Below describes three ways the public can participate in public hearings. 

Please note that you will be allowed to present once for each public hearing and will be given 15 minutes to make your presentation. 

The phone lines will be open up to 15 minutes prior to the start of the 7:00 pm meeting.

Written Phone Call Video Call
Deadline 4:00 pm the day before Live during the meeting
How to participate By Mail or Drop Off By Email

Call 604.793.2700 to pre-register for Phone Call or Video Call

Phone lines will open up at 6:45 pm

Corporate Services Department
City of Chilliwack
8550 Young Rd
Chilliwack BC V2P 8A4

clerks@chilliwack.com

In the subject line include the hearing number

Notes Include your contact infomation such as your full  name and address A phone is required Software Required: Zoom installed on your device (Cell phone, tablet, computer) with a webcam and microphone