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Options for Breezeway Connected Rear Detached Garages
August 28, 2018
Urban Planning Committee
Motion - At the February 1, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting, the following motion was passed:
That Administration complete additional consultation and research on opportunity for developing regulations for breezeway connections to rear detached garages and provide a report to the July 5, 2017, Urban Planning Committee, with a summary of the findings, and potential amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800.

5 Privacy Screening and Rooftop Terrace One Year Review
August 28, 2018
Urban Planning Committee
Administration initiated - To refine regulations based on lessons learned through the first year of implementation.


Expanding Opportunities for Secondary Suites
August 20, 2018
City Council Public Hearing
Motion - At the June 21, 2016 Executive Committee meeting, the following motion was passed:
That Administration provide a report including:

  • Draft amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 to allow suites in semi-detached and duplex housing, as outlined in the June 21, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3538
  • A review of site area for suites
  • An analysis of including secondary suites in row housing.


Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Refinement
August 28, 2018
Urban Planning Committee
Administration initiated - To clean up recently passed Mature Neighbourhood Overlay amendments to ensure the following:

  • align consultation regulations with recent changes to Garden Suites regulations
  • clarify the regulation addressing access via lane
  • revise the front setback regulation to apply only to new principal building in order to allow additions without making them subject to a variance and non-conforming


8 Home for Life SemiDetached Development
September 11, 2018
Urban Planning Committee
Motion - At the September 12/13, 2017, City Council meeting, the following motion was passed: That Administration work with the Home for Life builder, and other relevant stakeholders, to provide a report on the process for building new semi-detached development that is designed with one side incorporating many of the Home for Life features. The report should include both benefits and challenges to building this style of housing in mature and developing communities (example: no step entrance at the front of the house) along with recommendations to address those challenges for future accessible developments across the city.  

Semi-detached Housing in RF1 and RF2 - Additional Opportunities
September 11, 2018
Urban Planning Committee
Motion - At the June 12, 2017, City Council meeting,
the following motion was passed:
That Administration provide a report on additional opportunities for semi-detached housing in RF1 and RF2 and return to Urban Planning Committee at the same time as the Evolving Infill 2.0 report.

Bylaw Amendments to 109 Street Area Redevelopment Plan
September 17, 2018
City Council Public Hearing
Motion - At the September 11, 2017, City Council
Public Hearing, the following motion was made: That Administration consult with communities impacted by 109 Street Area Redevelopment Plan and prepare any appropriate amendments to the overlay created by Bylaw 18171. 

RA9 Supplementary Motion
September 17, 2018
Urban Planning Committee
Motion - At the June 11, 2018 City Council Public Hearing meeting, the following motion was passed:
That Administration complete further work on the High Rise Apartment Zone and provide proposed amendments on: a. regulations to address barriers to developments that meet the Supportive Community Provisions b. options to increase the maximum floor area for non-residential uses to ensure a commercial use podium could be built and return to a future City Council Public Hearing .


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