Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  • Premier Leaderboard - updated Nov 19
  • IAPMO R&T Lab - Leaderboard
  • Keith Walking Floor - Leaderboard - Sept 2021
  • Revizto - Leaderboard 1 - Dec to Feb
  • Apprenticeship Leaderboard - October 2023
  • Dentec - Leaderboard - 2023 - Updated
  • Procore - Leaderboard - Jan 2022
August 10, 2018

Laneway homes coming to Port Moody, B.C.

 

Laneway homes are coming to Port Moody and they’ll have to follow strict design guidelines.

At a meeting last month, Port Moody council adopted an amendment to the city’s official community plan to regulate the construction of laneway homes.

Coun. Diana Dilworth said the detached dwellings, which are built as accessory homes on the same property as an existing home, will address some of the housing needs of young adults, seniors and young families getting into their first homes.

“I’m excited about welcoming this new form of housing,” she said.

Click here to sign-up and receive the Weekly Round Up in your inbox every Saturday

Coun. Zoe Royer said laneway homes will “bring a lot of good things to the community in terms of livability.”

Currently, only a portion of Moody Centre that has been designated as a pilot area is zoned to accommodate laneway homes.

While the amendment concedes construction of laneway homes “will lead to the sensitive densification of the existing residential character area in Moody Centre,” design guidelines to “respect the character of the neighbourhood and adjacent properties” will create an “attractive, livable environment,” and serve as “inspiration for new development.”

Those guidelines include:

Keep reading in the Vancouver Courier

 


Watch our video and learn more about the benefits of joining Construction Links Network – the peer-to-peer network sharing platform for the construction, building and design community.

Press Releases | Project Updates | New Appointments | Awards & Milestones | Company News | New Products/Services | Brochures | Videos | Infographics | Blog Sharing | Events and More