- Kenny Bridge Citizen of the Year
- More traffic than ever but less maintenance on our highways
- RDEK board showed sound leadership
- Winter road maintenance causing concerns
- Snowman stolen
- Kootenays flooding eligible for disaster financial assistance
- Flooding potential noted by RDEK
- Coroners identifies victims of motor vehicle crash
- Holiday Train lit up the East Kootenay
- Area director tries to kibosh OCP amendment
What areas of F will be excluded?Posted: June 22, 2012
Letter to the Editor
I was very surprised to hear the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board had deduced there was no appetite for secondary suites in Area F.
Where and how did Area F Director Wendy Booth conduct her survey to come to such a conclusion? I couldn’t make it to the town hall meeting where this was on the agenda (I was working), but I neither read nor heard anything that came from it, which suggested secondary suites were unwanted in Area F.
As a someone who has spent many years in the area living in (illegal) secondary suites, and is considering purchasing a home in the area (with a potentially legal secondary suite to help my mortgage), this is an issue that is of significant importance to me.
I understand that “some portions” of Area F would be excluded from the new zoning bylaw. Perhaps she could elaborate on which areas that would be?
(Above image from City of Edmonton website)
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