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PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT - Municipal or community plan - Relationship to zoning bylaws

Tuesday, April 03, 2018 @ 8:24 AM  

Appeal by the Caring Citizens of Vancouver Society from the rejection of its challenge to a City of Vancouver bylaw. In 2017, the City adopted a bylaw that amended an existing zoning and development bylaw. The amendment permitted the Director of Planning to relax the zoning bylaw to permit low-cost housing development for individuals receiving assistance. Two months later, the Director exercised his discretion to permit the construction of temporary modular housing in the City's Marpole neighbourhood for use as social housing. The Director bypassed any...