September 27, 2023
New residence lodge proposed for Lake Nation – Kelowna Information

A 30-unit, four-storey residence lodge is being proposed for an space of Lake Nation that district planners say is at present in transition from single-family residential to a mixture of vacationer and mixed-use industrial, in addition to multi-family developments.

The proposed residence lodge is slated for a property on the nook of Woodsdale Street and Turtle Bay Court docket and would exchange the prevailing single-family house on the 0.25 ha web site.

“Lots of the properties adjoining to the topic web site are in varied levels of re-development,” says a workers report back to be introduced to Lake Nation district council on Feb. 21. “There are multi-family developments in course of throughout the road on the south aspect of Woodsdale and proposals for elevated residential or vacationer industrial density on adjoining Turtle Bay Court docket properties.”

Farther east on Woodsdale Street, there are current townhouse developments, with extra townhouses and multi-family buildings at present on the proposal stage within the space. The proposed web site is near the lakeshore and close to Lake Nation’s main park, Beasley Park, in addition to the Okanagan Rail Path.

It is usually adjoining to an RV park and facilities reminiscent of bus service, e-bike leases, a comfort retailer and a fuel station.

The workers report says the imaginative and prescient for the Woodsdale neighbourhood within the district’s Official Group Plan is mid-range density and mixed-use city with what it describes as “enticing” recreation and transportation facilities.

“Typically, the proposal is acceptable for the situation and helps lots of the targets and insurance policies set by the district for growth,” says the workers report. “The proposal complies with the zoning necessities for density and web site protection. Offering adequate parking areas is the limiting issue of the positioning.”

The applicant’s growth idea contains car entry and parking off Seymour Street and pedestrian accesses off Woodsdale Street and Turtle Bay Court docket.

If council helps the applying it would proceed to a public listening to at an as-of-yet-undetermined date.

The applicant may also be required to hunt a growth allow and a growth variance allow, for diminished parking, to authorize the event idea.