Pitt Meadows in Monster Home Fight


With an application for a 31,000-sq.-foot residence filed at Pitt Meadows city hall, council is grappling with ways to protect farmland from rural estates.

Mayor John Becker called the proposed house a “monstrosity” and suggested council adopt strict maximums recommended by the Ministry of Agriculture: a maximum floor area of 500 square metres (5,382 square feet) for the principle residence and 300 square metres (3,229 square feet) for an additional residence.

“If we don’t act in a way that prohibits that thing from happening, we don’t deserve to be re-elected, in my opinion,” said Becker.

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Neil Corbett – Maple Ridge News – March 31, 2017.


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