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A rendering of the proposed tower included in New Town Architecture’s January 2021 application to the city. (Contributed/New Town Architecture)

Kelowna city staff not a fan of ‘2020’ tower proposal

Tower plans reduced to 35 storeys from 46, but city staff say it’s still too big

 

Revelstoke City Council approved a Greenbelt project upgrade at their July 13 meeting. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Greenbelt upgrade project downsized due to “outlandish” price

The city received grant money for trail upgrades

 

Revelstoke City Council approved updates to the building bylaw. (File photo)

City of Revelstoke updates building bylaw

The original bylaw was adopted in 2003

 

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City approves variances at two more construction sites

A residence on Sixth Street and a multi-use building in the Big Eddy are in the works

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Absolute Contracting and Arrowtec Building Systems are operating out of a property on Victoria Rd. E. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke to update bylaws around industrial development in residential areas

The directions from council state that the goal is to reduce conflict

Absolute Contracting and Arrowtec Building Systems are operating out of a property on Victoria Rd. E. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
There were questions raised as to whether or not this structure actually cost less than $100,000. Scott Robertson, owner of Absolute Contracting and partial owner for Arrowtec, said the building is meant to be
temporary as two or three years down the road, his company’s intent is develop houses on the property in line with the land use designated to the property in the Official Community Plan, which is T4–walk up residential. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)

‘This is failure’: Construction noise frustrates neighbours on Victoria Rd. E

The city and business are trying to reduce noise, but residents want the project gone

There were questions raised as to whether or not this structure actually cost less than $100,000. Scott Robertson, owner of Absolute Contracting and partial owner for Arrowtec, said the building is meant to be
temporary as two or three years down the road, his company’s intent is develop houses on the property in line with the land use designated to the property in the Official Community Plan, which is T4–walk up residential. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)
A map from the Crown Land application package, of a gravel pit expansion proposed by Terus Construction on Westside Rd. north of Revelstoke, near the Columbia River.

Council asks province to reject gravel pit expansion on Westside Rd.

A final decision on the Crown Land application will be made by the province

A map from the Crown Land application package, of a gravel pit expansion proposed by Terus Construction on Westside Rd. north of Revelstoke, near the Columbia River.
Photo: Kathleen Saylors

Grand Forks votes down letter to support Penticton in homeless shelter battle

Grand Forks city coun. Neil Krog insisted Penticton’s issue with Victoria is about city bylaws, not homelessness

Photo: Kathleen Saylors
A view of Revelstoke from a helicopter. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)
A view of Revelstoke from a helicopter. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke seeks feedback on budget, proposed 1% tax increase

Deadline to submit comments is April 7 at 4 p.m.

Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The City of Penticton approved a multi-million dollar revitalization plan for Skaha Lake Park Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (File photo)

Penticton approves multi-million dollar Skaha Lake Park revamp

The revitalization is estimated to cost between $2.8 million to $3.8 million

The City of Penticton approved a multi-million dollar revitalization plan for Skaha Lake Park Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (File photo)
Revelstoke City Council approved a four per cent increase to Development Cost Charge fees. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke council increases Development Cost Charges

An exemption allows them to approve the change without a public hearing

Revelstoke City Council approved a four per cent increase to Development Cost Charge fees. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council is considering updates to the zoning bylaw that would allow all residential zones to have short term rental units. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke vacation rentals might soon require on-site caretaker

A public hearing on the issue will be scheduled shortly

Revelstoke City Council is considering updates to the zoning bylaw that would allow all residential zones to have short term rental units. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council have denied an application for a development variance permit that would have allowed a cannabis store to be located at the strip mall that hosts Zalas. (Photo via Google Maps)

Revelstoke council stubs out cannabis store proposed at Zalas strip mall

The business was within 100 metres of an organization that hosts youths

Revelstoke City Council have denied an application for a development variance permit that would have allowed a cannabis store to be located at the strip mall that hosts Zalas. (Photo via Google Maps)
Cody Younker was sworn in as a city councillor in 2018. (File)

Revelstoke city councillor requests leave of absence in wake of sexual assault allegations

Cody Younker is accused in civil court of sexual abusing a teen in 2014

Cody Younker was sworn in as a city councillor in 2018. (File)
Alistair Taylor has lived in Revelstoke since 2003. He is running to be a city councillor in the upcoming byelection. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Alistair Taylor running for vacant council seat

Byelection coming up in Revelstoke in February

Alistair Taylor has lived in Revelstoke since 2003. He is running to be a city councillor in the upcoming byelection. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The City of Revelstoke is encouraging people to vote by mail in the upcoming byelection. An application for due on Jan. 27 is required. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

City pushes residents to vote by mail in upcoming byelection

Deadline to apply is by the end of January

The City of Revelstoke is encouraging people to vote by mail in the upcoming byelection. An application for due on Jan. 27 is required. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Renders show The Hatching Point brewery, proposed for 2850 Boucherie Road. (City of West Kelowna)

West Kelowna council endorses saloon-style brewery

The Hatching Point has been proposed for West Kelowna’s wine trail area

Renders show The Hatching Point brewery, proposed for 2850 Boucherie Road. (City of West Kelowna)
Revelstoke City Council approved a delay in penalty fees for overdue business licenses. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City delays deadline to pay business license fees

Businesses will have until April 30 before they are penalized

Revelstoke City Council approved a delay in penalty fees for overdue business licenses. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)