Secondary suite workshop recommendations adopted

Vernon City Council adopted seven recommendations from the Secondary Suite Workshop of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee that are designed to assist in dealing with the strongly identified need for affordable rentals.

Some of the seven items include:

  1. Staff review of the illegal suite enforcement process
  2. Implementation of a policy to enable and encourage all new detached single family dwelling construction to include the provision for the future installation of a secondary suite
  3. A simplified and streamlined process for secondary suites, including reduced costs and requirements

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