Public Service redevelopment process up for change

How former churches and other public service districts are redeveloped may be changing, as well as the way nearby residents are informed of new developments.

Monday’s city council meeting will include a public hearings on a bylaw amendment to allow wider discretionary uses for Public Service districts, including everything from continued use to low-rise apartments to transforming existing buildings into businesses such as restaurants and residences. The changes would not apply to districts reserved for school sites.

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