The development would be the first in Parksville to achieve the highest steps in the BC Energy Step Code.
If passed, Bylaw No.580.131, 2021 would change the zoning of 190 and 194 First Avenue West to Commercial 10 (C10) and permit a development with 16 residential units above three ground floor commercial units.
Here are some of the most prominent and impactful stories we reported on in 2021 (in no particular order).
Parksville council has approved a mixed commercial-residential development on Hirst Avenue.
“Our town is in desperate need of tourist accommodation,” writes John Wood in his letter to the editor.
The outcomes will include the development of forms, guides, processes and recommendations.
Landowners and tenants within 50 m of the property will be afforded an opportunity to provide comments on the development variance permit.
The project will begin this November and is expected to be completed by early 2023.
Council approved the project in January and construction started in July.
District Developments published the survey on a website dedicated to the Riverside development, following a recommendation from City of Parksville staff that it begin public consultation.

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