Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 22 at City Council: New Davie Village plaza to be named in memory of Vancouver LGBT leader Jim Deva

Vancouver City Council will hear from the public on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 regarding “Davie Village Public Space Improvements and Jim Deva’s Commemoration.” Here is a link to the meeting agenda: http://former.vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/cclerk/20150722/ptec20150722ag.htm According to the design concept document, the plaza … Continue reading

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Urban Design Panel (Wed, July 15) to review 22-storey tower application at 1188 Bidwell Street (1675 Davie Street)

Please spread the word to any residents who might be interested. The Urban Design Panel will review the application for a 22-storey tower at 1188 Bidwell Street (1675 Davie Street) starting at 7:15 pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. The UDP … Continue reading

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Public Hearing July 13 (Monday): REZONING of 1754-1772 Pendrell Street for 21-storey rental tower

(Epilogue: After about 18 speakers, this item was completed. City Council will hear responses from City staff and vote on this application during the next regular Council meeting, starting 9:30 am, on July 21, 2015.) The fourth item on the … Continue reading

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Explained (Public Hearing July 13): Text Amendments to Zoning and Development By-law, RM-5, RM-5A, RM-5B, RM-5C and RM-5D Districts Schedules, etc.

The Public Hearing at Vancouver City Hall starting 6 pm on Monday, July 13, 2015, includes three items affecting the West End. The title of the first would make anyone’s head spin: TEXT AMENDMENT: Miscellaneous Text Amendments to the Zoning and Development … Continue reading

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