Monthly Archives: September 2014

New Official Community Plan Adopted After Unanimous Vote

After hearing from over 25 speakers at last night’s Public Hearing on Oak Bay’s new Official Community Plan draft, and following clarification from staff that led to minor amendments based on key questions and points made by residents who spoke during the hearing, the Official Community Plan was adopted in a unanimous vote by Council.  The Hearing wound down at about 9:30 PM, earlier than I had anticipated. Density, infill housing, monster houses, parking problems, increases in crime and more…

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Oak Bay’s Draft Official Community Plan Gets Positive Reaction

I attended, with Councillor Pamela Copley, the Capital Regional District’s special Board meeting, to consider Oak Bay’s draft Official Community Plan document.  This is part of the regular provincial and legislative approval processes, following Oak Bay Council’s first, second and third reading of the document on June 29, 2014.  As you know, the OCP Public Hearing in Oak Bay is scheduled for September 9, 2914, 7:00 PM at Monterey Centre. Here are the comments made by some of the CRD…

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