Knowledge, Integrity, Humour

What is Happening to Single Family Zoning in Vancouver?

There has been some "Save Vancouver's historic single family neighbourhoods" chatter in recent weeks as the City of Vancouver releases its revised land use plan for the city which shows historically low density and height restricted neighbourhoods such as Kitsilano  and Kerrisdale allowing 12 and 25 storey development.  Of course Kitsilano has been anything but single family for decades and Kerrisdale already has mid-rise construction in pockets mixed with single family homes.  I thought this was a pretty good recap from City Hall Watch:   



Here's a map published this week by Post Media showing the City of Vancouver's intentions with regards to zoning relaxation:

vancouver rezoning map