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Building Massing Study for RS Zone Neighbourhoods

Residential Massing
At the Public Hearing on September 8, 2015, Richmond City Council adopted Bylaws 9280 and 9281, which amended Richmond Zoning Bylaw 8500 to include new regulations on Building Massing for single family dwellings.

PDF Document Staff Report: re: Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendments to Regulate Building Massing and Accessory Structures in Single Family Developments (dated July 15, 2015)
PDF Document July 21, 2015 Planning Committee Minutes
PDF Document July 27, 2015 Council Agenda
PDF Document July 27, 2015 Council Minutes
PDF Document September 8, 2015 Public Hearing Minutes

Previous Information
Proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments were presented to Planning Committee on June 15, 2015. A copy of the proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments can be viewed via the following link: 

PDF Document Staff Report re: Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendments to Regulate Building Massing and Accessory Structures in Single-Family Developments
PDF Document June 16, 2015 Planning Committee Minutes
PDF Document June 22, 2015 Council Agenda
PDF Document June 22, 2015 Council Minutes

Richmond City Council considered the proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments at the June 22, 2015 Council meeting and requested that staff undertake additional stakeholder consultation.

Stakeholder Consultation Opportunities
City staff held public consultation meetings on July 8, 2015 (for residents) and September 9, 2015 (for builders). Comment forms were available to participants. 

PDF Document Resident Comment Form - July 8, 2015
PDF Document Building Comment Form - July 9, 2015    

The presentation material for the consultation meetings can be viewed via the following link:

PDF Document Presentation Boards

For more information, please contact:

James Cooper
Manager, Plan Review
Email: james.cooper@richmond.ca
Phone: 604-247-4606.