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Proposed South Canmore development pushed back to fall

Proposed South Canmore development pushed back to fall

“They are still weighing possible scenarios that would address council’s concerns and need more time to prepare a full response. They intend to return to council later this summer or early in the autumn.”
Changes proposed to Banff B&B quota to help save heritage homes

Changes proposed to Banff B&B quota to help save heritage homes

“The direction was to come up with a new number based on sound planning considerations that was actually less than the existing quota.”
SDAB dirt appeal could have financial, environmental impacts

SDAB dirt appeal could have financial, environmental impacts

“People need to have more facts and be willing to understand that construction occurs and some of the dust or debris could occur. We need to have some patience and some understanding from neighbours that it is a practical and fundamental issue to every site.”
Bighorn council receives update on Exshaw Mountain Gateway project

Bighorn council receives update on Exshaw Mountain Gateway project

“It is a residential subdivision area. It would be a combination of single-family homes, with suites, duplex lots and two multi-family lots. We want to hit all those price points and hit market demand for different levels in the Bow Valley. We feel like we are putting out a project that has a number of price points that way.”
Canmore's first common amenity housing to proceed

Canmore's first common amenity housing to proceed

“It's just a way that the town can try and encourage these kinds of developments that they feel are important that we agree. … What we were proposing is not something different,” Hildebrand said. “It's just more of the same, maybe more purpose built.”
Town of Canmore files leaves to appeal tribunal decision on Smith Creek, Three Sisters Village ASPs

Town of Canmore files leaves to appeal tribunal decision on Smith Creek, Three Sisters Village ASPs

The Town of Canmore formally filed a leave to appeal the Land and Property Rights Tribunal’s order for its decisions on the Smith Creek and Three Sisters Village area structure plans.
Study shows Bow Valley land-use planning must consider regional development, recreation

Study shows Bow Valley land-use planning must consider regional development, recreation

“We really wanted to show that every decision that is being made, especially given how little secure habitat remains for grizzlies in the valley, has reverberating impacts in the whole valley,” said Hilary Young, Y2Y’s Alberta program director.
SDAB ruling on dirt piles to add mitigation work

SDAB ruling on dirt piles to add mitigation work

“I really appreciated the thoroughness of the board. … It’s impressive how thorough they were at looking at the various provisions of the land use bylaw, the Municipal Government Act, the history of the site. They had to delineate over what was and wasn’t in their jurisdiction. I think for citizens who put their hands up to serve on the board, it was impressive how diligent they were.”
Bighorn sets date for parking bylaw public hearing

Bighorn sets date for parking bylaw public hearing

“The proposed parking regulations will standardize suitable levels of parking for visitor accommodation within the MD. As noted at the April meeting, the market has adjusted to provide parking for multi-room temporary accommodations.”
Banff MPC turns down home-based massage therapy studio

Banff MPC turns down home-based massage therapy studio

“We are restricted by the laws of the day that are written by council and approved through a public process… Our job up here is to determine those uses as the laws are written.”