Council unanimously turns down Heritage Revitalization Agreement

2019-04-09T20:49:38-07:00December 24th, 2018|

On Monday, December 10th, at a Prospect Place - Wall Committee of the Whole meeting, councilors voted unanimously to turn down the Heritage Revitalization Agreement application for 1561 York Place as submitted. The Chamber was packed and at least 25 people were sitting or standing in the foyer. Council discussed and examined the application in a fair-minded, [...]

Another quote from a neighbour

2018-02-22T20:49:28-08:00January 4th, 2017|

Here's a remark from a long term Oak Bay resident who lives nearby about preserving our neighbourhood as an Heritage Conservation Area..... "This is a rare and really important little enclave of historically valuable and beautiful homes of similar style and age that have been preserved through generations." - JS Beach Drive

A quote from a neighbour

2018-02-22T20:49:29-08:00December 20th, 2016|

Here's what one neighbour recently said about 1558 Beach Drive ... "This is a rare and valuable feature of our community that cannot be retrieved once lost. This particular house is the anchor of the group, and architecturally significant on its own right." - JS Oak Bay

Heritage Conservation Area

2018-02-22T20:49:29-08:00September 29th, 2016|

A Heritage Conservation Area is about protecting the historic fabric and beauty of our neighbourhood for everyone. Also it is about enabling neighbourhood participation in local development and planning decisions. And the evidence is clear: an HCA enhances residential property values.  Click to download PDF of the document

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