March 20th, 2017
TURN Cities in Pubs: The Politics of Affordable Housing March 23rd | 5pm | Last Defense Lounge (LDL), University Main Campus FREE Registration (seats are limited): Click here Decent housing is a human right. But many Calgarians struggle to afford this basic need. How can this dire situation be explained? Why is it difficult to provide affordable housing in Calgary? ...
March 02nd, 2017
The Federation of Calgary Communities along with the City of Calgary will be hosting an information session on the tools the city is developing to accommodate for growth in the developed areas. Project teams in attendance include the Developed Areas Guidebook, Centre City Guidebook, Green Line Station Area Planning, Urban Design Guidelines and the Land use Bylaw Districts.
February 23rd, 2017
The City of Calgary is reviewing its bylaws related to development commencement extensions and are looking for your input! When a decision is made on a development permit there is a set date to start construction, referred to as the date of commencement. The date is set at two to three years after approval, depending on the land use district. For most developments it is either two or three years. read on for more information.
February 13th, 2017
City Repair Calgary will be organizing three exciting events in early March with internationally-renowned architect and placemaker Mark Lakeman. Mark’s extensive volume of work focuses on creating inclusive cities for all. Most recently, he has been part of the Village Coalition in Portland, focusing on designing villages and sleeping pods for homeless people, and changing negative perspectives in order to find land and partner organizations to facilitate safe shelter creation. If you would like to learn more about Mark and his work, please visit his website: https://marklakeman.wordpress.com/about/ and also see below for details on all of the events.
February 10th, 2017
The City of Calgary’s Corporate Approvals Team is hosting an expo style forum “Building our City Together” on February 22nd 2017 at the Municipal Building. The purpose of this forum is to educate and inform those involved in the approvals process (City staff, Industry, community partners) regarding City and Industry initiatives currently underway that may have an impact on how we plan and approve future development.
Contact the Federation Urban Planners:
(403) 244-4111 ext. 210
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