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Banff housing cash-in-lieu fee on rise

Banff housing cash-in-lieu fee on rise

“It is really designed for a smaller operator that’s going through a change of use process and does not have the means to construct a single additional bedroom,” said Darren Enns, director of planning and development.
Visitor accommodation approved for Bow Valley Trail area

Visitor accommodation approved for Bow Valley Trail area

A 46-unit visitor accommodation will soon be added to the Bow Valley Trail.
Public hearing to discuss potential development in Dead Man's Flats

Public hearing to discuss potential development in Dead Man's Flats

“This is a high-level approval. The next stage is the conceptual scheme and the next stage is development permit. At each stage we refine the information.”
Canmore Community Housing strategic plan to focus on increasing land supply

Canmore Community Housing strategic plan to focus on increasing land supply

“We’ll always be looking to see if there's land available within the community, including what lands we may own or not own at the moment or what lands may be feasible for future developments that provide the purposes of the vital Homes program. … Hopefully over time, we can work with the development community to provide homes through their developments that meet the needs of our programming.”
Limited intervenor status given for Canmore, TSMV tribunal hearings

Limited intervenor status given for Canmore, TSMV tribunal hearings

A trio of organizations were given limited intervenor status in the ongoing hearings between the Town of Canmore and Three Sisters Mountain Village Properties Limited, a provincial tribunal ruled.
SDAB rules against 10th Street visitor accommodation project

SDAB rules against 10th Street visitor accommodation project

“We were elated, but we hope what will happen going forward is they’ll bring forward a development to one similar to across the street. … If they came back with something like that, great, where do we sign up."
Appeal continues between Town of Canmore, TSMV

Appeal continues between Town of Canmore, TSMV

Potential intervenors were able to make their cases for speaking in the Land and Property Rights Tribunal hearing between Three Sisters Mountain Village Properties Limited and the Town of Canmore.
The Gateway commercial development gets go-ahead

The Gateway commercial development gets go-ahead

“I’m definitely in favour of approving this subdivision. It’s going to bring great benefit to the community, so the Gateway district has always been envisioned as a mixed commercial use and with the discussions and proposals in place, it’s clear to me the Gateway will bring a benefit to the community that we need and want.”
Appeal board to decide on 10th Street visitor accommodation

Appeal board to decide on 10th Street visitor accommodation

“If the proponent had brought forward a development similar in nature to those we have across from us Mallard Alley resident would likely have no objection. It’s the magnitude of this visitor accommodation we are having so many problems with.”
Visitor accommodation on vacant lot approved on Bow Valley Trail

Visitor accommodation on vacant lot approved on Bow Valley Trail

“When it comes to visitor accommodation or other multi-unit developments there’s been a concern about there not being enough parking and part of the flex we’re in right now is we’re trying to change people’s behaviour and get them to a place where they’re using active modes of transportation. There’s going to be a bit of an uncomfortable period where new developments have less parking, but it’s ultimately to encourage that mode shift to active modes of transportation.”