Brief: Sale of lots at old Big Eddy Elementary site still waiting on final approval from city

Timelines for the project have shifted substantially; information about the sale of the lots to be provided once final subdivision approval is issued.

The Revelstoke School District is still waiting on final approval from the City of Revelstoke to subdivide the old Big Eddy Elementary School site into residential-sized lots. Photo: Google Images.

The sale of subdivided lots at the old Big Eddy Elementary School is on hold once again.

A Revelstoke Board of Education Surplus Schools information bulletin dated Monday, May 6, notes the timelines for the surplus schools project have shifted substantially as the school board is still waiting on final subdivision approval from the city. Project coordinator Anne Cooper said the sale of the lots will commence as soon as the city gives its approval.

“All requirements to complete the subdivision file have been submitted to the city. As soon as that approval is issued, we will communicate information regarding the Board’s realtor, and we will begin the sale of the lots. We appreciate the ongoing patience of all those who have expressed an interest in the property,”the bulletin states.

The subject property at the old Big Eddy School has already been rezoned to R2A Special Low Density Residential. The zoning allows a number of uses including: single or two-family dwellings as well as home occupations,accessory buildings and bed and breakfast businesses. Each of the seven lots proposed will have an area of 1,940 square metres with 28.59 metres of frontage along Begbie Road.


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