Survey: 2020 draft plan

At Cape Roger a rezoning could preserve many acres of natural habitat and ensure public access to the rugged coastline, while providing a nice place to live for people of diverse backgrounds and incomes. If unchanged, the current zoning would lead to the rest of the lots becoming individually owned and generally inaccessible to the public, without ensuring the long term health of habitat.

We want to ensure the rezoning plan is beneficial for Bowen Island and can navigate painful history to earn the social license it needs for approval. For this we need to hear diverse voices, identify strengths and weaknesses, and get your creative input for improving the project plan.

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protect natural habitat in the long term
promote affordable and attainable housing
satisfy community aspiration for a waterfront park
provide necessary & desirable amenities
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Strongly OpposeOpposeNeutralSupportStrongly Support
Affordable rental housing
Attainable home ownership
Camping sites in coastal park
Community garden (regenerative farm)
Community meeting hall
Large scale forest protection / conservation
Orchard(s)
Pathways or other infrastructure for electric co-op vehicles and bikes

Playground
Southern coast waterfront trail
Sports field
Trail network
Waterfront park
Wildlife habitat enhancement (for example, stormwater retention ponds)
It may be possible to include some of these in a rezoning proposal, depending on the level of support for each.
Very undesirableNot desirableNeutralDesirableVery desirable
Affordable rental housing
Attainable home ownership
Pathways or other infrastructure for electric co-op vehicles and bikes
Southern coast waterfront trail
Waterfront park
Contiguous inland trail network
Wildlife corridor(s)
Community garden(s)
Orchard(s)
Children’s playground
Sports field
Large scale forest protection / conservation
Wildlife habitat enhancement (for example, stormwater retention ponds)
It may be possible to include some of these in a rezoning proposal, depending on the level of support for each.
Strongly OpposeOpposeNeutralSupportStrongly Support
Aging in place - independent and supportive living; 24/7 licenced care
Café
Conscious leadership retreat
Convenience store
Co-working space
Ecological education program / interpretive trails
Independent secondary school similar to IPS or IDLC
Live/work studios
Mindfulness residence and/or retreat: yoga, meditation, complementary healing modalities
Secondary school to the end of grade 12
It may be possible to include some or all of these in a rezoning proposal, depending on the level of support for each.

The draft plan includes 300 units of housing plus 130 senior’s units at the Cape, which would fund the large park dedication. What forms of housing at the Cape would you support as being most appropriate and beneficial to Bowen Island?

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Clustered, detached row homes
Stacked townhouses (two storey units stacked on top of each other)

Duplexes
Triplexes
Quadplexes
Low rise condominiums; up to 4 storeys
Mid rise condominiums with several indoor and outdoor common areas for gatherings; 4 to 6 storeys
Mid rise condominiums; 4 to 8 storeys
Long-term rental units
Long-term rental co-housing
It may be possible to include some or all of these in a rezoning proposal, depending on the level of support for each.
Strongly OpposeOpposeNeutralSupportStrongly Support
Co-op e-bikes
Co-op vehicles
Shuttles
Financial support toward the Bowen Transportation Society
Financial support for the development of dock for pedestrian commuter service at Seymour Landing
It may be possible to include some or all of these in a rezoning proposal, depending on the level of support for each.
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