REVISED AGENDA - VICTORIA CITY COUNCIL

 

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Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Centennial Square
The City of Victoria is located on the homelands of the Songhees and Esquimalt People

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By Poet Laureate, John Barton.

Council is considering an application for exterior upgrades, to reduce the number of required parking stalls and to reduce the landscape buffer in order to permit a dance school. 

  • Motion to approve development permit with variances

Council is considering an amendment to the Zoning Regulation Bylaw in order to update garden suite regulations (Schedule M) to reduce the maximum height of garden suites on "plus sites" from 5.5m to 4.2m and to prohibit the conversion of accessory buildings to garden suites unless they were completed before July 11, 2019, or have been completed and in situ for at least five years.

Addendum: Correspondence

  • Motion to give 3rd reading to:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1202) No. 19-086
  • Motion to adopt:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1202) No. 19-086
  • Motion to give 3rd reading to:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1193) No. 19-065
  • Motion to adopt:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1193) No. 19-065
    • Housing Agreement (1712 & 1720 Fairfield Road) Bylaw (2019) No. 19-066
  • Motion to approve development permit with variances

A letter of response dated July 17, 2019, regarding a proposal for a pilot program that would allow the operation of electric scooters on public roadways in Victoria.

A letter of response dated July 18, 2019, regarding a request that the government provide the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre with multi-year funding to cover core operational costs.

A letter of response dated July 19, 2019, regarding support of BC and Alberta Guide Dogs' plan to build a training and breeding centre of excellence in Delta, British Columbia.

A letter of response dated July 19, 2019, regarding the need for increased action to counter money laundering, fentanyl distribution, and the associated implications related to real estate affordability in British Columbia.

A letter dated July 22, 2019 regarding the Gas Tax Agreement Community Works fund payment.

Addendum

A letter of response dated July 26, 2019, regarding the City of Victoria's support for amendments to the Employment Standards Act to require paid leave for employees who have experienced intimate, personal, and relationship violence.

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A report recommending:

  • 1st and 2nd readings of:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1186) No. 19-050
    • Heritage Designation (819-823 Fort Street) Bylaw No. 19-072
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd readings of:
    • Housing Agreement (825 Fort Street) Bylaw (2019) No. 19-051
  • Consideration of revised heritage alteration permit with variances motion

 

The application is ready to proceed to Public Hearing and proposes to increase the density and construct a ten-storey, mixed-use building with ground-floor commercial uses and rental residential apartments above. The proposal would retain the façade of the Heritage Designated building located at 825 Fort Street and designate the façade of 819-823 Fort Street.

A report recommending:

  • 1st and 2nd readings of:
    • Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2012, Amendment Bylaw (No. 32) No. 19-071
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1195) No. 19-069
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd readings of:
    • Housing Agreement (2566-2580 Fifth Street) Bylaw (2019) No. 19-070
  • Consideration of revised development permit with variances motion

 

The application is ready to proceed to Public Hearing and proposes to allow for a five-storey rental apartment building with townhouses fronting onto Fifth Street and commercial use on the ground floor.

 

Addendum: Report

A report recommending:

  • 1st and 2nd readings of:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1172) No. 19-013

 

The application is ready to proceed to Public Hearing and proposes to permit live/work units.

A report recommending:

  • 1st and 2nd readings of:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1201) No. 19-085

 

The application is ready to proceed to Public Hearing and proposes to permit daycare use within the existing building.

A report recommending:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd readings of:
    • Housing Agreement (423 Edward Street) Bylaw (2019) No. 19-049

 

The purpose of the bylaw is to authorize an agreement securing at least two residential units as rental only for a period of not less than 10 years, and to ensure that no restrictions are placed on the rental of dwelling units, for the lands known as 423 Edward Street, Victoria, BC.

A report recommending:

  • 1st and 2nd readings of:
    • Zoning Regulation Bylaw, Amendment Bylaw (No. 1189) No. 19-057
    • Heritage Designation (952 Johnson Street and 1400 Vancouver Street) Bylaw No. 19-063
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd readings of:
    • Housing Agreement (1400 Vancouver Street and 952 Johnson Street) Bylaw (2019) No. 19-058

 

The application is ready to proceed to Public Hearing and proposes the development of a mixed-use building with commercial at grade and residential rental units above, with an increase in density. The existing chapel is proposed to be retained for future commercial use.

 

Addendum: Report

A letter dated May 17, 2019, in which the City was carbon-copied, requesting that the Capital Regional District undertake beach water sampling as a public health service for the region.

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