May 17th & May 19th, 2022 Public Hearings – The West End’s Hidden Legacy Returns To A Greener Future

Public Hearings – May 17th, 2022, and May 19th, 2022 With over 50 people already registered to speak on the Broadway Plan, it would be easy to forget there are three public hearings scheduled this month. So to simplify things, Hannah and I have combined this week’s zoning bylaw reviews into this post, and we’ll... Continue Reading →

Urban Design Panel Support Raises Broadway’s South Granville SkyTrain Station Up To Purr-fection

1477 W BroadwayFrom the moment its development plans were found in a dumpster, the future South Granville SkyTrain station has polarized opinions. In fact, Councillors Bligh, Hardwick and Kirby-Yung, even voted against (pg 8) the Issues Report that let the average person speak their mind on this mix of market and moderate income rental homes,... Continue Reading →

Strike Three! Urban Design Panel Throws The Book At Latest Version Of SkyTrain Focused Housing

5163-5187 Joyce StIt’s ironic that buildings around the Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain station are prohibited by the similarly named area plan from exceeding the Telus Boot’s height, as four high-rises are now planned there. While Burnaby debates which structure will become the region’s tallest, on this side of Boundary Road, opponents decry this development as the new... Continue Reading →

Public Hearing – March 11th, 2021 – Times Takes Its Toll As Langara Grows Up, The Granville Strip Fills Out, And The River District Review Turns Green

*Update* - March 12th, 2021 - City Council has approved Item #1, and has finished hearing speakers on Item #2. That said, one can still submit comments, or speak on Items #3 & #4, which will be heard at the Public Hearing reserve date on April 1st, 2021.Public Hearing – March 11th, 2021By nature, public... Continue Reading →

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