Archive for July 15th, 2011

Monday July 11 night Council gave third reading to Zoning Bylaw 4500 with the following amendments:

1.    Amend Section 6.1.3 (a) pertaining to urban food gardens by adding the following sentence: “urban food gardens shall not to exceed 25% of lot area on lots 2400 sq m or greater in area.”

2.    Amend Section 6.10 pertaining to fence height to maintain the fence height regulations for residential zones (R1/R1a to R10and R13 to R15) for side and rear yards at the same height as found currently in Zoning Bylaw No. 4000. 

 This increases the maximum size of side and rear yard fence from 1.8m to 2.4m in the stated residential zones. The maximum size of an urban food garden on lots greater than 2400 square metres is increased from 600 square metres to 25% of the lot area.

 The proposed bylaw will go to to Council AUGUST 8. 2011

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