November 7 Council Highlights

Information Centre receives additional assistance
The BC VQA Wine Information Centre will be reimbursed for additional relocation expenses with respect to their move to the new Casino facility.

Economic Investment Zone program extended
Council adopted Downtown Economic Investment Zone Amendment Bylaw No. 2017-74, a bylaw to amend section 6 of Downtown Economic Investment Zone Bylaw No. 2014-04 to extend the program to December 31, 2019.  

Land Matters

223/227 Conklin Avenue
Following the Public Hearing, Council adopted Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2017-71. The applicant is proposing to build front to back duplexes on each lot. 

1760 Carmi Avenue
Following the Public Hearing, Council adopted Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2017-72. The applicant intends to develop the newly created parcel into a three lot ‘bare-land strata’ development.

216 Westminster Avenue West
Following the Public Hearing, Council gave third reading to Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2017-73, a bylaw that rezones the property from C8 (Vehicle Service Station) to C5 (Urban Centre Commercial).  The applicant intends to develop a downtown parking lot for Valley First Credit Union employees. 

116, 124 Calgary Avenue
Council approved Development Variance Permit PL2017-8060, a permit to reduce the minimum required number of parking spaces from 4 to 3.  The applicant intends to construct a front to back duplex with suites on each of the four lots.

187 Wyles Crescent
Council gave first reading to Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2017-76, a bylaw to amend Zoning Bylaw 2017-08 by adding Section “a day care centre, major up to 25 children shall be permitted with the hours of operation restricted from 7:00 am to 6:00pm”.  This matter will be forwarded to the November 21, 2017 Public Hearing.

Further details of the Public Hearing (land and zoning matters) portion of Council Meetings can be found on the City’s website .

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