Development Planning

Adaptable Housing

On June 21, 2011 Council received a report on Adaptable Housing for information and directed staff to develop bylaw changes to require 50% of all new apartment units be built to the Adaptable Housing Standards of the B.C. Building Code, effective January 1, 2012. A report outlining the applicable bylaw changes is expected to go to Council in September.

Residential Parking Study

This study was initiated to consider alternative parking solutions to support the new Zoning Bylaw and to meet anticipated future parking demands.

Short-Term Rentals

At the Council meeting held Tuesday, October 19, 2021, City Council adopted “Zoning Bylaw Amendment Bylaw 2021, No. 5129”, which incorporates new Short-Term Rental regulations.

Zoning & Business Licence Regulations for Retail Cannabis Stores

Once the planned federal Cannabis Act comes into force and effect, the City will oversee retail locations and rules, land use and zoning. New zoning and business licence regulations have been prepared.

Zoning Bylaw Review

Our updated Zoning Bylaw goes to public hearing on August 18! Find out how to give us your feedback.

Adaptable Housing

Adaptable Housing is an approach to residential design and construction in which homes can be modified at minimal cost to meet occupants’ changing needs over time.

Landscaping Plan Requirements

Landscaping Plan Requirements For Multi-Family Residential, Commercial, Institutional and Industrial Development