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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Blue Zone Rezoning Policy: Planners Update

Rental Incentive Blue Zone Latest Update Deadline for Public Input has been extended to October 4th To comment go to https://shapeyourcity.ca/rental-rz   Kitsilano’s RT7 and RT8 Now INCLUDED   The … Continue reading

August 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Neighbourhood Based Planning Petition

A new petition is calling for neighbourhood-based planning in Vancouver. If you agree  with it, please sign and share with your contacts. It can be found here: https://www.change.org/p/city-of-vancouver-council-officials-our-communities-our-plans-99961c91-4a17-497d-86c8-b385b3c0f315  

July 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Missing Middle Housing

On July 21st , City Council will be debating and voting on Councillor Dominato’s motion B6 that will encourage spot rezonings anywhere in the RS and RT areas of this … Continue reading

July 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rental Incentive Policy: Commercial Zones

UPDATE: Rental Incentive Programme “C” Zones In a very positive move in our view, at the Public Hearing on July 24th , a majority of City Councillors did not approve the … 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

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