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Height of Accessory Structures in R4 Zoned Areas

Last July, residents in Ward 1 came forward to express their concerns over a large cabana structure being built in the newer subdivisions in King City. After reviewing the cabana in question, it was permitted and was following all necessary zoning by-laws.

Most residents were still concerned over future permits and wanted a review of the height allowance on accessory structures. I agreed with residents that secondary structures should be allowed but to the point of not disrupting other properties. I put forward a resolution to staff to create a report to explore the problem, all members of Council supported the resolution.


The full staff report can be found here:


https://king.civicweb.net/FileStorage/1EE84DB0438A4275B14BC0FF75C686EB-COW%20_3%20-%20P-2020-07.pdf


The report outlines the issue and recommends that Council allow planning staff to review the matter in more depth during upcoming zoning by-law housing keeping review. The by-law is interconnected and a more broad review will help ensure that any changes do not have unintended consequences.


I support these recommendations and look forward to staff reviewing this matter in more detail. I encourage residents who have concerns to contact myself and stay involved in the process.

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Contact Information:

Email: jcescolini@king.ca

Phone: 647-924-1780