The first report will actually bring third and final reading towards City Council's plan to introduce the Downtown Core Revitalization Tax Exemption program and the bylaws to put it in place.
The proposal, first suggested last summer by iPlan found and chief planner Rob Buchan, was the subject of some extensive fine tuning at the last Council session, with the required amendments put in place, Council members could move it towards implementation this evening.
The three other reports come from iPlan assistant planner Chris Buchan and explore proposed changes towards a number of areas of the Official Community Plan
As we noted earlier today, Included in the review for tonight is an extensive overhaul for the city's parking standards both in the commercial, retail and educational sectors, as well as for residential areas.
The remaining two reports will offer up recommendations towards the proposed Development approval Information Bylaw, its focus is to establish the policy and procedures for the City to require such development approval information.In the background to the document, Mr. Buchan notes that: The ability to require information and reports for qualified professionals will allow the City to address potential impacts for developments and establish approval conditions that minimize or mitigate these impacts.