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Rockland development gets go-ahead
Victoria council approved a four-storey residential building in the 1000-block of Rockland Ave. Thursday night.
The 14-unit Abstract Developments Inc. building will include 28 bicycle storage spaces and five car-share memberships for new owners.
Some residents took issue with only 12 off-street parking spaces for the new development, but council agreed the site is ideally situated between transit and walking-distance amenities.
Coun. Geoff Young voted against the rezoning application, citing concerns of overcrowded on-street parking on Rockland. The site was approved, however, as an optimal example of what council envisioned when creating the city’s new Official Community Plan.