Sicamous residents may continue returning to the Return-It Depot on Finlayson Steet, at least for another two years.
District of Sicamous council, at its Sept. 22 meeting, renewed the temporary use permit for the Return-It Depot at 322 Finlayson St.
However, council did so under the condition that the district, the property owner and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District work together to find a more suitable location for the depot in the future.
Scott Beeching, the district’s development services manager, said the district’s current and proposed zoning bylaws do not allow recycling as a permitted use at 322 Finlayson St. This is why a temporary use permit (TUP) was required.
Coun. Colleen Anderson commented this was the second time the district has asked the Return-It to look for a different location, the first time being when the last TUP was issued two years ago.
Coun. Jeff Mallmes said that’s why finding a new location was added as a written condition in this latest TUP renewal — when the initial permit was issued, the agreement to find a new location was verbal.
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