July 06, 2016 - 11:30 AM
PENTICTON - Penticton City Council approved a number of zoning applications and gave first reading to several more at last night’s council meeting.
The rezonings cover a broad spectrum of building projects, from the subdivision of a lot to allow two single family dwellings to the construction of entire apartment blocks.
Council approved a rezoning that will allow two single family homes built at 702 Creekside Road following a public hearing at yesterday’s July 4 meeting.
The public hearing heard little opposition to a request to change the property zoning from Large Lot Residential to Small Lot Residential.
The developer is proposing to subdivide the property to construct two single family homes.
A zoning amendment to 134 Cossar Ave. from RD2 (Duplex housing) to RM2 (Low Density Multiple Housing) was also approved by council. The developer proposes to build a strata, multi-family project consisting of two side by side duplexes on a property currently containing a single detached residence with a secondary building.
Council also unanimously approved a zoning amendment at 798 Revelstoke Avenue to allow removal of a single detached residence and accessory structure in order to construct a multi-family project containing two side-by-side duplexes with an approximate floor space of 1,126 square feet. The rezoning will come before the public for comment at a public hearing on July 18.
Council gave its approval to a zoning amendment to 151 Duncan Avenue West to allow construction of two, five storey apartment buildings. A public hearing will take place July 18.
A zoning amendment to include the use of winery to 361 Martin Street, the former Penmar building, was also approved by council. The public will have the opportunity to comment at a public meeting scheduled for July 18.
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