KEVIN GRIFFIN, Vancouver Sun, June 4, 2018
A group representing Chinatown property and business owners as well as residents wants the city to put the brakes on proposed zoning and design changes.
Vancouver city council plans to vote Tuesday on changes that would, the group believes, amount to downzoning the neighbourhood when that’s exactly what they don’t want. Downzoning results in less density.
“We’re happy with the zoning we have right now,” said Steve Lee, spokesperson for Chinatown Voices, referring to the Chinatown Neighbourhood Plan of 2012. “The zoning that we have reflects a well thought-out plan.” Read more…