A Whitehorse city council meeting on Feb. 8. In a 4-3 vote Aug. 9, Whitehorse city council opted to defer third reading on a number of zoning amendments to September. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse zoning bylaw changes deferred to September

A 4-3 vote by council sees matter moved


The now empty lot at 410 Cook Street in Whitehorse on Jan. 19. As developers move forward with plans for a housing development that would feature 16 micro-units, Whitehorse city council is considering a zoning change that would reduce the number of required parking spaces. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Rezoning recommended

Council considers moving forward with change for 410 Cook Str.


A house sits on the property at 1308 Centennial St., next to a new development at 1306 in Porter Creek in Whitehorse on Nov. 3. A public hearing will be held Nov. 23 on the proposed rezoning of 1308 Centennial St. from residential single zone to muli-residential zone. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Public hearing set on proposed rezoning

Change for 1308 Centennial St. passes first reading


Tank farm takes another step towards development

OCP designation passes second reading

City of Whitehorse should listen to Copper Ridge residents on rezoning

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Contentious Copper Ridge zoning amendment passes

Council decides demand for housing outweighs neighbourhood concerns

Council suggests height restrictions on possible zoning change

If council re-zones a Porter Creek lot, is it possible to enforce…

Whitehorse developer demands Whistle Bend zoning change

City administration is strongly opposed to a zoning amendment for a lot…

Whitehorse council punts decision on 12th Avenue townhouse project

‘We were not put in these chairs to defer difficult decisions. We were put here to make decisions’

Whitehorse mulls zoning changes to allow densification

Previous attempts to increase density brought ‘NIMBYs out in full force’ councillor says

Whitehorse council seeks public input on proposed transitional home

Yukon government plans transitional housing for youth at Wann Road site

Whitehorse zoning change could put Yukon’s first pot shop in Marwell

City planner says YG looking to put sales and retail under same roof

Infill proposal ‘misleading to the people,’ Whitehorse resident claims

People in country residential areas say the city should greenspace in their neighbourhoods