Highlights of November 2 Council meeting

November 4, 2020
Council highlights

Benvoulin gas station

Council did not support an application to amend the Official Community Plan (OCP) and rezone an agricultural property at the corner of Benvoulin and Byrns for a proposed commercial development. The property, at 2090 Byrns Road, is zoned A1 – Agriculture, is outside of the Permanent Growth Boundary, but is not within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).

Rental incentives in Rutland

Council supported an amendment to the zoning bylaw to allow housing developers an extra floor area ratio (FAR) on five- and six-storey buildings. The amendment applies to future rental developments in Rutland, as an incentive to promote rental development in the urban centre. Council gave first reading to the proposed rezoning and forwarded the amendment to the November 17 public hearing.

Rutland rental housing

Council considered a rezoning request for a multi-family development at 230 Aurora Crescent. The proposal is for two, six-storey buildings which would include 104 dedicated rental units, including a mix of one, two and three-bedrooms units. Council gave first reading to the proposed rezoning and forwarded the project to the November 17 public hearing.

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