Grafton Lake Lands Development

Mar 6 2018

Amendments to the Official Community Plan and the Land Use Bylaw are being considered by Bowen Island Council for a series of properties surrounding Grafton Lake in the centre of Bowen Island.

Highlights of the proposed development include:

  • Permit the development of up to 120 market dwelling units;
  • Provide 45 units of affordable housing, in a mixture of rental and home ownership dwellings;
  • Allow for Recovery Care Housing on the site of the Orchard Recovery Centre, and allow for up to 18 clients on their site;
  • Dedicate 91-hectares (227 acres) of land as a Nature Preserve; and
  • Provide land for a municipal water treatment plant to serve the Cove Bay Water System

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