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A rendering of the proposed row house development on Cedar St.

Row house development proposed for Cedar St. in Revelstoke

A zoning and OCP amendment is required

 

Revelstoke City Council has approved bylaw amendments that will allow councillors to continue to attend meetings virtually. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke amends bylaw to continue allowing virtual attendance at meetings

It’s one of the permanent changes caused by COVID-19

 

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke considering allowing secondary, garden and carriage suites in all residential zones

The proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments are coming up for public hearing

 

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City of Revelstoke announces new chief administrative officer

James Thackray comes to Revelstoke with 25 years of experience

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Stefanie Kellock-Tickner submitted a petition to City Hall calling for safety measures on Fourth St. E in May 2021. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke to fork out $60K to bolster safety on Fourth Street

Street in residential neighbourhood sees an average of 10,000 vehicles per day

Stefanie Kellock-Tickner submitted a petition to City Hall calling for safety measures on Fourth St. E in May 2021. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council approved stage three of the Liquid Waste Management Plan at their meeting Aug. 24. (City of Revelstoke)

Revelstoke City Council approves plan to upgrade city’s aging sewage system

The project is expected to cost approximately $15M

Revelstoke City Council approved stage three of the Liquid Waste Management Plan at their meeting Aug. 24. (City of Revelstoke)
Chris Marshall will be starting as the CAO for the City of Revelstoke on Oct. 4. (Contributed-City of Revelstoke)

UPDATE: Newly hired CAO declines position

Chris Marshall was supposed to start at the beginning of October

Chris Marshall will be starting as the CAO for the City of Revelstoke on Oct. 4. (Contributed-City of Revelstoke)
Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City of Revelstoke to receive nearly $10 million in infrastructure funding

Funding will be put toward Revelstoke’s wastewater treatment facility

Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Developments could come to Revelstoke’s Thomas Brook neighbourhood

A change to the OCP would allow for landowners in the area to rezone and further develop property

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City of Revelstoke proposing minor amendments to the Official Community Plan

Meanwhile the overhaul and creation of a new community plan continues

Revelstoke city hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)

Procedural hiccup causes Kelowna council to defer decision on controversial development

Recent traffic impact studies were not made public, prompting council to bump the matter for two weeks

McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)
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

A rendering of the proposed tower included in New Town Architecture’s January 2021 application to the city. (Contributed/New Town Architecture)
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 a Greenbelt project upgrade at their July 13 meeting. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
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 Council approved updates to the building bylaw. (File photo)
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)