development

Developer Bill Laird has applied to the city to have the two-acre parcel (outlined in yellow) behind the Westgate Mall, which is already out of the Agricultural Land Reserve, ready for development by having it included within the city’s Urban Containment Boundary and redesignated in the Official Community Plan. 
(City of Salmon Arm graphic)

Plan to prepare field behind Westgate market for development gets initial OK

Proposal to expand urban containment boundary forwarded to council’s April 12 meeting

 

Brooklyn at Bernard Block, a 25-storey residential complex is nearing completion. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘The best small city in North America’; Developer speaks to Kelowna’s potential

The future of the Okanagan city is to build up, not out, says development company president

 

Salmon Arm Council unanimously approved on March 8, 2021 a rezoning from R1, single family dwelling zone, to R4, medium density residential, at 700 30th St. NE in keeping with the official community plan and in preparation for future construction of a multi-family residential development. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Roundabout part of possible improvements near 30th Street development in Salmon Arm

Council approves third reading of rezoning to accommodate housing complex with 16-unit maximum

 

Salmon Arm Council voted unanimously Monday, March 8 to give third reading to a rezoning application for two parcels in the industrial park at 4270 10th Ave. SE and 3831 20th Ave. SE., from A2, rural holding zone to M2, light industrial zone. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Council OKs two Salmon Arm properties leaving land reserve for light industrial use

Land commission to decide, council points to scarcity of land, neighbours express concerns

Salmon Arm Council voted unanimously Monday, March 8 to give third reading to a rezoning application for two parcels in the industrial park at 4270 10th Ave. SE and 3831 20th Ave. SE., from A2, rural holding zone to M2, light industrial zone. (City of Salmon Arm image)
Salmon Arm Council voted unanimously Monday, March 8 to give third reading to a rezoning application for 1230, 1260 and 1290 10th Ave. SW from C3, service commercial zone to C2, town commercial zone to accommodate a six-storey commercial-residential building with up to 140 residential rental units. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Salmon Arm Council approves six-storey building with up to 140 rental units

Rezoning to accommodate commercial/residential building gets unanimous OK, with neighbours opposed

Salmon Arm Council voted unanimously Monday, March 8 to give third reading to a rezoning application for 1230, 1260 and 1290 10th Ave. SW from C3, service commercial zone to C2, town commercial zone to accommodate a six-storey commercial-residential building with up to 140 residential rental units. (City of Salmon Arm image)
(Mission Group)

Demolition of Bargain Shop downtown Kelowna clears way for big development

Bernard Block will encompass two residential towers, commercial tower, street-facing businesses

(Mission Group)
A six-story commercial/residential building is proposed for three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly in a rezoning application submitted to the City of Salmon Arm. (Westurban Developments Ltd./City of Salmon Arm image)

Salmon Arm residents will have say on rezoning for six-storey building

Commercial/residential building proposed to have 140 rental units

A six-story commercial/residential building is proposed for three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly in a rezoning application submitted to the City of Salmon Arm. (Westurban Developments Ltd./City of Salmon Arm image)
A six-story commercial/residential building is proposed for three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly in a rezoning application submitted to the City of Salmon Arm. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Salmon Arm residents will have say on rezoning for six-storey building

Commercial/residential building proposed to have 140 rental units

A six-story commercial/residential building is proposed for three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly in a rezoning application submitted to the City of Salmon Arm. (City of Salmon Arm image)
A six-story commercial/residential building is proposed for three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly in a rezoning application submitted to the City of Salmon Arm. (Westurban Developments Ltd./City of Salmon Arm image)

Six-storey commercial/residential building proposed in Salmon Arm rezoning application

Developer seeks to rezone three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly to Town Centre Commercial

A six-story commercial/residential building is proposed for three lots near the Mall at Piccadilly in a rezoning application submitted to the City of Salmon Arm. (Westurban Developments Ltd./City of Salmon Arm image)
On Feb. 8, 2021 Salmon Arm council approved third reading of a rezoning and official community plan amendment for a potential 18-unit residential development at 1910 11th Street NE, next to the RCMP detachment. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Council OKs housing next to Salmon Arm RCMP detachment despite noise concerns

Site near amenities, need for more affordable housing, noise mitigation plans convince politicians

On Feb. 8, 2021 Salmon Arm council approved third reading of a rezoning and official community plan amendment for a potential 18-unit residential development at 1910 11th Street NE, next to the RCMP detachment. (City of Salmon Arm image)
Members of the Okanagan Indian Band can vote on a referendum that will decide whether to designate Duck Lake reserve lands for the purpose of building a business park. Voting is open to band members only until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (OKIB image)

Okanagan Indian Band referendum on future of Duck Lake land underway

Members can vote until 8 p.m. Thursday to designate reserve lands for a 52-acre business park

Members of the Okanagan Indian Band can vote on a referendum that will decide whether to designate Duck Lake reserve lands for the purpose of building a business park. Voting is open to band members only until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (OKIB image)
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Walls come down at old Vernon Legion site

The property on the corner of 31 Ave, and 33 St. was purchased last year

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Canadian Horizons development company is taking steps to develop a 300-plus residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, near Campbell Mountain Landfill. (Canadian Horizons photo)

Rezoning decision looms large for detractors of proposed South Okanagan development

300-plus home development near landfill would send city in wrong direction, concerned locals say

Canadian Horizons development company is taking steps to develop a 300-plus residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, near Campbell Mountain Landfill. (Canadian Horizons photo)
An apartment is proposed for the corner of Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard. (City map)

Apartment proposed for North Okanagan lots

Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard could also see a roundabout in the future

An apartment is proposed for the corner of Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard. (City map)
Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Owner shares future vision for Armstrong’s only golf course

Todd York believes he’s found a way to turn Royal York into a win for the city, community and taxpayers

Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Armstrong Green Space Society is calling for the preservation of the Royal York Golf Course, which may be in jeopardy pending an application to use the land for a major housing development. (File photo)

Armstrong group calls on council to spare local golf course from housing development

The Armstrong Green Space Society was formed in 2019 after word of the development surfaced

The Armstrong Green Space Society is calling for the preservation of the Royal York Golf Course, which may be in jeopardy pending an application to use the land for a major housing development. (File photo)
A motel, located at 2107 Tait Street in Trout Creek, has received council’s approval to convert from tourist commercial to high-density residential zoning. (Google Maps)

Controversial Summerland motel conversion approved

Summerland councillors debate need for affordable housing, and suitability of location

A motel, located at 2107 Tait Street in Trout Creek, has received council’s approval to convert from tourist commercial to high-density residential zoning. (Google Maps)
Preparation of the site for the new Ashley Furniture store next to Kal Tire on 10th Street SW is underway. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Work on Ashley Furniture store proceeds behind Salmon Arm mall

Project manager predicts building will be complete in April or early May

Preparation of the site for the new Ashley Furniture store next to Kal Tire on 10th Street SW is underway. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Salmon Arm Council’s planning committee received an application on Oct. 5, 2020 to rezone a parcel at 700 30th St. NE from single family residential to multi-family residential to accommodate prelminary plans for a 20-unit condominium development. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Condominiums proposed near South Broadview school in Salmon Arm

Council wants plans to include traffic study and bike lane right-of-way

Salmon Arm Council’s planning committee received an application on Oct. 5, 2020 to rezone a parcel at 700 30th St. NE from single family residential to multi-family residential to accommodate prelminary plans for a 20-unit condominium development. (City of Salmon Arm image)
The District of Lake Country invited the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park from mid-August to early September 2020. The feedback was added to a new report reviewed by council and shared Friday, Sept. 25. (Contributed)

Public input sharpens vision of Oyama Ithmus Park

Proposed project to shape the long-term future of waterfront land in Lake Country

The District of Lake Country invited the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park from mid-August to early September 2020. The feedback was added to a new report reviewed by council and shared Friday, Sept. 25. (Contributed)