Richmond residents approach council with petition targeting ALR mansions

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A crowd of more than 60 Richmond residents gathered outside Richmond’s city council chambers February 26 to deliver a petition requesting limits to mega-homes on the ALR. …

The petition’s proposed maximum home size follows provincial guidelines. However, some council members felt that limiting only the size of a house wasn’t enough. …

“To focus just on house size is avoiding a lot of the point,” Brodie said during the council meeting. “It’s a more complex issue than just saying 5,300 square feet, make that the max, it’s not addressing the question in my mind if you’re trying to maximize farming.” …

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