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URGENT: Call to Action Re: Starlight’s proposal for commercial and rental housing development on Yates at Cook and Quadra

Posted on June 15th, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, News

Starlight’s plans for its proposed commercial and rental housing development on Yates at Cook and Quadra are open for public comment until June 25*. Council has been clear — the.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 546 & 566‐568 Yates Street – REZ 00770 – Cannabis Retail

Posted on May 27th, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The City is considering a Rezoning application to allow for the use of Storefront Cannabis Retailer at 566‐568 Yates Street and remove the permitted use of Storefront Cannabis Retailer from.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 836 Yates, Yates Centre – Development Permit w/Variance + Heritage Alteration Permit w/Variance

Posted on May 21st, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA LUC understands that the City is considering a Heritage Alteration Permit with Variance application and a Development Permit with Variance application to install a new fence and gate.. Read more

CALUC Letter re Application for Cannabis Retail for 1150 Douglas Street

Posted on April 22nd, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA LUC submitted a letter on this application on 19 October 2020 with regard to the rezoning. The concerns outlined in that letter remain unaddressed as the application moves.. Read more

CALUC Letter re Application for a NEW Liquor Primary Licence at Market Square – #27-560 Johnson

Posted on April 19th, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee has reviewed the application for a new Liquor Primary Licence for a total occupant load of 110 people with operating hours of 11AM-11PM Monday to.. Read more

CALUC Letter re Structural Change to a Manufacturers Licence – Whistle Buoy #63-560 Johnson Street (Market Square)

Posted on April 13th, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee has reviewed the application for a structural change to a Manufacturers Licence to: 1. Expand the interior Tap Room space into the adjoining unit (an.. Read more

CALUC Letter re NEW Liquor Primary Licence – 714 Cormorant Street in The Fairfield Block

Posted on March 31st, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee has reviewed the application that proposes to convert a commercial retail unit, formerly a hair salon, in the heritage Fairfield Block to operate a new.. Read more

DRA Neighbourhood Engagement Coordinator Contract Position

Posted on March 26th, 2021 · Posted in Community Development, General, News, Urban Livability

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will be responsible to support DRA activities, including: Creating opportunities to increase community well-being, connectedness, and resilience Identifying and nurturing opportunities.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 767 Douglas – Telus Ocean: Rezoning and OCP Amendment/Development Permit with Variance

Posted on March 4th, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA LUC has reviewed the proposal and the public has provided feedback on the application for a twelve-storey (53.21m) office building with ground floor commercial with an FSR of.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 1106 Blanshard Street, Montrose Winter Garden Hotel

Posted on February 1st, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA LUC hosted a CALUC meeting for this application on 29 January 2020. Thirty-six people registered their attendance at the door. David Fullbrook – Merchant House Capital, Jennifer Kay.. Read more

CALUC Letter re Structural Change to a Liquor Primary Licence-The Churchill-1140 Government Street

Posted on January 26th, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee has reviewed the application for a structural change to a Liquor Primary Licence to increase the occupant load from 90 to 144 people with no.. Read more

CALUC Letter re Structural Change to a Liquor Primary Licence-Swans Hotel, 510 Pandora

Posted on January 21st, 2021 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee has reviewed the application for a structural change to a Liquor Primary Licence to increase the occupant load from 171 to 282 people with no.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 611 Chatham St/610 Herald St – – Development Permit with Variances

Posted on December 1st, 2020 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee met on site with the applicant’s representatives to discuss this project and reviewed the drawings submitted to the City for the proposed building. Based on.. Read more

City of Victoria Municipal By-Election – December 12 -Questions for Candidates and Responses

Posted on November 26th, 2020 · Posted in City Hall, Events, News

When the by-election was first scheduled for April 4, the DRA prepared a list of questions which were submitted to each candidate. We have revised our questions and submitted them.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 535 Yates – Development Variance Permit

Posted on November 13th, 2020 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

Five Star Permits – Development Variance Permit application to vary the sign bylaw. The Sign By-Law for Old Town prohibits signage above the sill of the second storey of buildings… Read more

CALUC letters re 1150 Douglas and 901 Gordon – Applications for Storefront Cannabis Retail

Posted on October 20th, 2020 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA Land Use Committee reviewed applications to permit the use of a Storefront Cannabis Retailer at 1150 Douglas Street and at 910 Gordon Street. In both cases, the LUC.. Read more

CALUC Letter Re: 1244 Wharf Street, Yates Block – Rezoning Application

Posted on September 29th, 2020 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

Since May 2020, the DRA LUC has been in discussions with the Applicant, Mr. Robert Fung, and the City planning department regarding the proposed Rezoning at 1244 Wharf Street to.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 506 Herald Street – Application for a Structural Change to a Lounge Endorsement for a Manufacturing Licence

Posted on September 29th, 2020 · Posted in Land Use, Letters, News

The applicant is now applying for an additional 99-person roof top patio that was held back from the original application for the 178-person interior capacity that was approved by Council.. Read more

CALUC Letter re 1150 Cook Street – Development Permit with Variance

Posted on September 18th, 2020 · Posted in General, Land Use, Letters, News

The DRA LUC met with the applicant in 2017 prior to application to discuss an earlier version of this application. The DRA has expressed ongoing concerns regarding the loopholes of.. Read more

Press Release re Sheltering in Centennial Square

Posted on September 9th, 2020 · Posted in Events, General, Land Use, News

Victoria Downtown Residents Association Frustrated by Proposed Resumption of Sheltering in Centennial Square The Victoria Downtown Residents Association expresses frustration with the decision made by City Council at its meeting on.. Read more