Lake Country subdivision proposed next to wildlife corridor

A new development permit is being proposed to council along Tyndall Road

A permit for large subdivision bordering a wildlife corridor will go to Lake Country council this week.

If approved, two properties along Tyndall Road will include 23 units comprised of six duplexes, a triplex, and two fourplexes.

The units would each have two-car garages, driveways and some may include an option to have three bedrooms.

A portion of the properties has been deemed to have high value as a wildlife corridor, which, if approved, is not to be disturbed, according to documents for the March 19 council meeting.

READ MORE: Lake Country endorses saving wildlife corridor

Variances are also requested with to extend a cul-de-sac extension from 150 m to 270 m and to build retaining walls higher than 1.5 metres.

The permit requires the applicant to mitigate the risk of wildfire around the property, trim vegetation and trees within 30 metres and the proposed structures should be spaced three to six metres apart.

Fire resistant roofing and walks are also a requirement, and roofs need to be steep in order to prevent the collection of debris, the report says.

READ MORE: Conservation exhibit explores importance of wildlife corridors

The size of the protected area would be 2.67 hectares with the total development area 5.62 hectares.

@carliberry_
carli.berry@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

‘Our sales are hurting’ Kelowna music hub takes hit after big competition moves in

Milkcrate Records still taking a hit after Sunrise Records moved into town 2 years ago

Kelowna cat hit by car uses seven of nine lives, needs help for surgery

Seven is currently recovering at the SPCA in Kelowna

Lake Country’s Citizen of the Year never expected to win award

“I was totally blown away, I had no idea,” Robert Conelley said.

Housing proposed on popular Kelowna golf course land

Kelowna council may implement changes at the Quail golf course

Temperatures on the rise for the Okanagan Valley

Okanagan-Shuswap weekday weather update

Research needs to catch up with B.C.’s gas drilling industry, experts say

Hydraulic fracturing review ordered by Premier John Horgan

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

2019 BUDGET: As deficit grows, feds spend on job retraining, home incentives

Stronger economy last year delivered unexpected revenue bump of an extra $27.8 billion over six years

Men ready to strut in their underwear for South Okanagan triathlete

Okanoggin Barbers second underwear fashion show happening Wednesday at Barking Parrot

Trans Mountain court hearing: B.C. says it won’t reject pipelines without cause

Canada says the proposed amendments to B.C.’s Environmental Management Act must be struck down

Okanagan dancers kick up heels for spring

PHOTOS: Spring Fling sees more than 60 converge in Vernon from as far as Okanagan Falls and Salmon Arm

Carfentanil found in 15% of overdose deaths in January: B.C. coroner

Carfentanil is 100 times more powerful than illicit fentanyl and used to tranquilize elephants

Most Read