Continuation of the Public Hearing adjourned on September 2, 2022 to September 8, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. for the purpose of deliberating on the Missing Middle Housing Initiative bylaws.
Link to the meeting materials from the September 2, 2022 Special Council Meeting
Council is considering four bylaws:
- A bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan to support implementation of the Missing Middle Housing Initiative, including supporting three storeys within Traditional Residential areas and establishing a new development permit area (DPA 15F, Missing Middle Housing) to regulate the design of Missing Middle developments.
- A bylaw to amend the Zoning Regulation Bylaw to permit houseplexes, corner townhouses, and heritage conserving infill housing forms
- A bylaw to amend the Land Use Procedures Bylaw to delegate approval of Development Permit applications without variances to the Director of Sustainable Planning and Community Development.
- A new Affordable Housing Standards Bylaw which would specify the qualifying incomes and maximum rent rates for below-market ownership and affordable rental housing.
Council is also considering approval of an updated Tenant Assistance Policy to specify the tenant assistance provisions necessary to qualify for a partial development permit fee refund, as would be established by the Land Use Procedures Bylaw amendment.