Saanich stymies attempts to rent suite

Kudos to Saanich council for finally moving forward with the proposed allowance of secondary suites in accessory buildings. I hope the planning department shares the same vision as council.

I moved to Saanich in September 2015 and my large Cadboro Bay property has two 1,000-square-foot accessory buildings which, though built legally, had been illegal rentals for many years. I renovated both buildings by permit to code, converting one to a garage and the other to a two-bedroom studio with kitchen and bathroom.

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