NOTICE OF INTENT Application for a Permanent Change to a Liquor Licence. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 71

 In Bylaws

 525 – 13th Street Lot 5, District Lot 216, Kootenay District Plan NEP6276 PID 014-157-039 

 Notice is hereby given to property owners within 100 metres of the subject property indicated above. Property owners are required to provide all tenants, leaseholders, and occupants with a copy of this notice. 

The District of Invermere has received notice of an application to the B.C. Liquor and Cannabis Licensing, (BC – LCL) for a permanent change to the liquor licence currently held by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 71. 

The application proposal is a permanent amendment to the existing Liquor Primary Licence converting their currently approved onsite, outdoor Temporary Expanded Service Area (TESA) to a new, permanent Outdoor Patio Service Area at 525-13th Street. 

Photo of the Street View of the Patio area facing 13th Street

The Terms of the licence for the new outdoor patio area will be the same as the existing Liquor Primary Licence Hours for the outdoor area will be within the current hours of operation for the Legion. The current licence has an 11:00 am to 12:00am service period. 

There is no change to the capacity of the existing licence being applied for, simply a request for a conversion of the TESA to a permanent service area under the existing Primary Liquor Licence. 

District of Invermere Council has opted to conduct the public consultation process which includes notification and gathering of the views of the residents within 100m. of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 71. The consultation input will be summarized for final consideration by Council at the regular meeting of Council on March 22, 2022. Councils’ recommendation will be forwarded to BC-LCL for the final decision regarding the proposed Licence amendment. 

If this proposal affects you, you may fax written comments or enquiries to (250) 342-2934, email to or drop them off at the District of Invermere Office, by Monday March 21, 2022, at 12:00 noon MDT. 

To obtain more information, please contact Rory Hromadnik, Director of Development Services at (250) 342 9281, ext. 1235 or 

DATED this 23rd day of February 2022. 

Rory Hromadnik,
Development Services 

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