Public hearing on Banff Bylaw changes..

BANFF – Developers are voicing support for proposed changes to Banff's land use bylaw intended to encourage construction of rental housing throughout the townsite.A public hearing is currently underway until June 14 on the proposed changes, which are considered minor, but aim to lift current barriers to developing higher density housing like duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and apartments.
“With the rising cost of construction and lack of easily developable land in Banff, the cost of constructing new affordable residential housing is becoming increasing difficult – not financially viable,” said Philip Tarchuk....