At the August 20, 2018 City Council Public Hearing, amendments to Zoning Bylaw regulations for secondary suites (item 5.1) were approved by City Council.
The highlights of the amendments include:
- Allowing secondary suites in semi-detached and duplex housing wherever these housing forms are allowed
- Allowing secondary suites in row housing wherever these housing forms are allowed
- Removing the minimum lot size requirement for secondary suites, creating opportunities for secondary suites on narrow or smaller lots across the city
- Adjusting maximum floor area for secondary suites built above grade, or partially above grade, to increase flexibility in interior layout