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Proposed Home Occupation (Discretionary Use) – 31 Yetman Drive

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS

PROPOSED HOME OCCUPATION (DISCRETIONARY USE)
DA22-0039 – 31 YETMAN DRIVE
SPRUCE COTTAGE DESIGNS AND DECOR
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2022, 7:00PM VIA ZOOM

 

The city is in receipt of a Home Occupation application by Spruce Cottage Designs and Decor proposing to operate a wood carving and engraving business at 31 Yetman Drive. The applicant will use a CO2 laser machine, equipped with an exhaust system, to cut and engrave wood into items used for home décor, jewelry, and holiday gifts. The proposed business has one (1) resident employee and hours of operation are between 10AM-8PM – seven (7) days a week. The applicant expects approximately two (2) visitors to the dwelling daily to purchase items from the business. The subject property is located in the Residential – Medium Density (RMD) Use Zone and Home Occupation is considered a Discretionary Use, requiring public notification.

In relation to the city’s Municipal Plan and Development Regulations, a Home Occupation is within the range of uses that council may permit at the subject property at its discretion, subject to Regulation 4.17, requiring public notice. As a result of the current COVID-19 public health emergency, a Zoom briefing session has been tentatively scheduled.

Prior to making their decision, council invites comments in writing no later than 12:00 noon, Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Comments received form part of the public record. If you do not wish your name attributed to your submission, please advise the city.  Should no comments be received, the briefing session will be cancelled.

For further details or if you wish to attend the briefing session, please contact Alanna Felt, Planner, by email at afelt@mountpearl.ca, call 748-1151 or visit www.mountpearl.ca/public-notices