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Re: 2345 Queenswood Dr.

 Dear Cadboro Bay Residents Association I am opposed to this Subdivision Application in its current form. It is not in keeping with the treed, semi-rural, and natural aspects of Queenswood which our neighbourhood values.I support the recommendation which has been proposed by a group of residents who are close neighbours of 2345 Queenswood Drive:  RS12 Zoned… Continue reading Re: 2345 Queenswood Dr.

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Re: Queenswood development

I am writing to voice EXTREME opposition to the proposed ‘development’ at 2345 Queenswood Dr.I live down the block, and have since 1988.  i have watched as old homes are torn down for new mansions, many removing old trees and as the years go on  the nature of the neighbourhood is changed. it is constant;… Continue reading Re: Queenswood development

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Re: Proposed Development at 2345 Queenswood Drive

Dear Mr. Dahli, I am one of the many residents strongly opposed to this proposal, and we have recently been informed that it’s important to bring CBRA into the matter. Several of us have already written to Saanich Planning, but we need to know that the rest of Cadboro Bay and Queenswood are also informed.I… Continue reading Re: Proposed Development at 2345 Queenswood Drive

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Saanich approves Penrhyn townhouse development, 7-2

At its meeting on Monday, July 15, the proposed “Osprey” townhouse development at 2590,2594, 2598 Penhryn St. was approved by Saanich Council on July 15, 2019 by a vote of 7 to 2.  Susan Bryce moved that it be accepted and Karen Harper seconded, saying that it would add to the vibrancy of the village and… Continue reading Saanich approves Penrhyn townhouse development, 7-2

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Saanich Council public meeting on Penrhyn Osprey, July 15, 7pm

Since last month’s Public Hearing on the townhouse proposal for 2590–2598 Penrhyn St. had only a bare quorum of councillors, council will be meeting on Monday, July 15, 7pm, at council chambers, for—Consideration of Second and Third Reading of “Zoning Bylaw, 2003, Amendment Bylaw, 2019, No. 9566” to rezone from the RS-10 (Single Family Dwelling)… Continue reading Saanich Council public meeting on Penrhyn Osprey, July 15, 7pm

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Re: Penrhyn Street Brochure

Development permit application DPR00660, 2590-2598 Penrhyn St. Cadboro Bay Victoria.I am pleased that the CBRA is taking an active interest in Cadboro Bay development but I am appalled at the omitted, false or implied information in the recent CBRA brochure. In no way does this represent an honest representation of the proposed development.  Some cases… Continue reading Re: Penrhyn Street Brochure

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Council hearing on proposed new Penrhyn townhouses

A Saanich Council hearing will be held on Monday April 29th, 7pm, Saanich Municipal Hall, 770 Vernon Avenue on the proposal to rezone 3 single-family lots at 2590, 2594 & 2598 Penrhyn St. for 14 townhousesBased on community feedback, Cadboro Bay Residents Association is requesting Mayor & Council to require the Applicant to:significantly downscale and… Continue reading Council hearing on proposed new Penrhyn townhouses

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Ongoing concerns about Osprey development

Good morning,I am seeking support from the community in regards to the rear setback of the Osprey Development. I believe the size of the landscape drawn on the rear property line has been squeezed out by parking and the current building setback. The minimum soil requirement for trees planted on municipal land by developers is… Continue reading Ongoing concerns about Osprey development

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Free “Walkable Victoria” tour, Sat. Oct 13, 1–3pm

IslandTransformations.org advises that Todd Litman, Planning Consultant at the Victoria Transport Policy Institute (www.vtpi.org), is leading a free walking tour about walkability and affordable housing this Saturday, October 13, at 1–3pm, starting from the Beacon Hill Park playground at Cook and Leonard Street, across from Hampton Court.Todd explains: This walk will explore why and how to make our… Continue reading Free “Walkable Victoria” tour, Sat. Oct 13, 1–3pm