West Kitsilano Residents' Association

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Welcome to the website of the West Kitsilano Residents Association! We hope you find all the information you’re looking for here. Using the navigation bar on the left hand side, … Continue reading

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Rental Incentive Policy: Commercial Zones

  City forges ahead with zoning Changes for Shopping Districts As part of the Rental Incentive Policy, the City is proposing that six-storey rental buildings become part of the “C” … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Change.org petition

We have launched a Change.org petition in opposition to apartment building rezonings on West Kitsilano sidestreets. Access the petition here, and please sign (if you haven’t already) and share: https://www.change.org/p/city-of-vancouver-mayor-and-council-no-to-apartment-building-rezonings-on-sidestreets-in-west-kitsContinue reading

March 4, 2020 · 2 Comments

Open House Update

  Open House Packed! “On March 11th, hundreds of residents attended the City of Vancouver Open House at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House. Line-ups outside are an indication of how many people … Continue reading

March 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Planners Walk

“West Kits hosts a Walk with the Planners RE: Blue Zone Transition Areas”.  Read our full record of the Planners walk:   Vancouver Council City-Wide Rezoning Proposal Affecting West Kitsilano … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blue Zone Campaign

  City of Vancouver Open House New Rental Incentive Policies including City-wide Policy allowing Four-storey Market Rental Apartments on Sidestreets Off Arterials in West Kitsilano Blue Zone FAQs Market Rental … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rental Incentives Program

Council’s Proposed Rental Housing Policy Could Transform Much of West Kitsilano Proposed Zoning Changes have had NO Neighbourhood Process for Input On November 26, City planners presented an omnibus type … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Bayview School Update

Bayview School has now been closed and students are being bused to Queen Elizabeth annex. Demolition of the 106 year-old school is scheduled to begin at any time. Construction of … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Word on Comments

We would like our web site to be a welcoming space for intelligent and appropriate discussion. When the environment is constructive, everyone benefits. Westkitsresidents.com is a community-based, volunteer-run website. Please … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Concerned about Planning in Vancouver?

West Kitsilano residents, are you concerned about planning developments in Vancouver? Are you aware that Kitsilano is scheduled to begin city-run planning consultations some time later this year? Are you … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hollywood Theatre Update

The Hollywood Theatre marquee, pictured during restoration on February 8th, 2020. UPDATE: The theatre is due to reopen soon as a mixed-use arts facility. Residents are being encouraged by the … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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