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Eco Density Charter Brings Design Criteria Changes To West Side Neighborhoods

As part of its Eco Density vision, City of Vancouver Planning Department has approved some increases to FSR in RS neighborhoods.  Visit their web site to view the changes.  Under the changes full basements--the size of the house footprint--along with greater height allotments for basements is one of the improvements to the guidelines.  We will also see laneway housing. 

http://vancouver.ca/sustainability/building_ecodensity.htm

Laneway Housing Regulations and Guidelines:

http://vancouver.ca/commsvcs/lanewayhousing/regulations.htm