Letters To the Board

Letter: Presentation August 22nd, 2022 LAP – Housing

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: August 22, 2022 Mayor, Council, Thank-you for this opportunity to address the agenda item on the Housing Option Initiative that was stimulated by our Mayor's Standing Committee on Housing Affordability for purpose-built development.  I have to admit, when i was reviewing the Housing Strategy Task Force Report I was sickened. … Continue reading Letter: Presentation August 22nd, 2022 LAP – Housing

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Letter: Upcoming Saanich Council Meeting

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: August 22, 2022 Dear Saanich Mayor and Council: In advance of tonight’s meeting regarding future development of Cadboro Bay and the village, I would like to add, along with many residents, that this is not the place for 3, 4, 5, or 6 story development.  I… Continue reading Letter: Upcoming Saanich Council Meeting

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Letter: Re: Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan – Saanich Council meeting August 22, 2022

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: Dear Mayor and Council, For the reasons contained in today’s report, I support refining the October, 2022 draft of the Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan rather than pursuing one of the new proposals. The Fall LAP draft still needs work.  I hope that changes will be made… Continue reading Letter: Re: Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan – Saanich Council meeting August 22, 2022

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Letter: Re: 22 August Saanich Council Meeting

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: Dear Saanich Council members, On this coming Monday evening, 22 August you will be considering what form of newLocal Area Plan, LAP, will be adopted for the Cadboro Bay area. All four proposals wish to address affordable housing, something to be encouraged. One way to accomplish this is the… Continue reading Letter: Re: 22 August Saanich Council Meeting

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Letter: Cadboro Bay local area plan considerations and answers needed for plan forward

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: Dear Mayor and Council Members, I have lived in the Cadboro Bay area since 2011. I am looking out my window at one of the taller fir trees in the neighbourhood, between 100 and 120 feet tall.  This is similar in height to the 2016 or so Uptown plans… Continue reading Letter: Cadboro Bay local area plan considerations and answers needed for plan forward

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Letter: Proposed Local Area Plan revisions for Cadboro Bay

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: To Saanich Planning Department and city council members. I support adding more affordable rental housing in Cadboro bay. But as we learned at Saanich’s Zoom meeting last night, the cost of land here plus developer profit will lead mainly to luxury condos.  Purpose-built rental here isn’t… Continue reading Letter: Proposed Local Area Plan revisions for Cadboro Bay

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Letter:

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident: Is anyone else under the impression that it is UVIC that is behind Saanich’s sudden rush for densification/development in Cadboro Bay?  The agenda certainly doesn’t seem to be coming from the locals, who only last year approved an LAP that was low on densification. Why is that suddenly being ignored and… Continue reading Letter:

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Letter: Revised Local Area Plan for Cadboro Bay

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Council: To Saanich Planning Department and city council members. I am a resident of Cadboro Bay who attended the Revised Cadboro Bay Local Plan update so called workshop at the Goward house on June 11, 2022. I was a disturbing experience, in how your department appeared to… Continue reading Letter: Revised Local Area Plan for Cadboro Bay

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Letter: Revised Saanich Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan

Letter submitted by Cadboro Bay Resident to Saanich Mayor & Council: I attended the Revised Saanich Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan workshop on June 11. I was notified of this meeting by another local area resident.  I did not receive notification in the mail or email regarding this meeting and I am sure many other local… Continue reading Letter: Revised Saanich Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan

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Letter: on Draft Cadboro Bay LAP

As a local resident, I also attended the Cadboro Bay Local Area Plan (LAP) workshop on June 11 at Goward House. It was wonderful to see so many neighbours turn out for a community meeting, but it's been a bit discouraging to read how some folks have interpreted the meeting and what it means for… Continue reading Letter: on Draft Cadboro Bay LAP