Vancouver To Make it Easier For Homeowners To Add Coach Houses

August 1st, 2017

The City of Vancouver plans to allow owners of pre-1940s character homes to densify their properties with coach houses and strata units, while retaining the original character home.

Chief city planner Gil Kelly will present the proposal to city council this week, with a public hearing planned for this fall. The city hopes the changes will create several thousand new homes over the next 10 ye ...