This online survey is intended to provide a convenient way to respond to BCLI's Consultation Paper on Renovating the Public Hearing. The Consultation Paper is available at a link appearing on the project webpage at:

We recommend that you read the Consultation Paper before taking the survey. It would be helpful if your response directly addressed the options for reform set out in the consultation paper, but it is not necessary. General comments on public engagement on local-land-use bylaws are also welcome.

Comments longer than 25 lines of text should be sent to BCLI by email at:

If you want your response to be considered by us as we prepare our report on public hearings, then we must receive it by 22 March 2024.

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* 1. Name

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* 2. Organization

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* 3. Position

You may provide us with your name, the name of any organization you represent, and the title of your position within that organization, if you wish. You do not have to give us any of this information. You may still submit your response even if you leave some or all of the above spaces blank. You may respond to all or some of the issues for reform in this response booklet. If you wish to provide a more extensive comment than space permits, then please use the additional pages at the end of this response booklet.

Your response will be used in connection with the Renovate the Public Hearing Project. It may also be used as part of future law-reform work by the British Columbia Law Institute or its internal divisions. All responses will be treated as public documents, unless you expressly state in the body of your response that it is confidential. Respondents may be identified by name in the final report for the project, unless they expressly advise us to keep their name confidential. Any personal information that you send to us as part of your response will be dealt with in accordance with our privacy policy. Copies of our privacy policy may be downloaded from our website at