municipal politics

Province holds power over Langley’s pot farming bylaw

Province holds power over Langley’s pot farming bylaw

The Township will wait for Ministry of Agriculture approval

Province holds power over Langley’s pot farming bylaw
George Otty was the first of more than 40 people to speak on the proposed demolition of almost a dozen buildings in Fort Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

Fort Langley residents launch passionate debate over demolishing buildings

More than 40 people spoke at a meeting Monday evening

George Otty was the first of more than 40 people to speak on the proposed demolition of almost a dozen buildings in Fort Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
Township council to debate fate of empty Fort Langley buildings

Township council to debate fate of empty Fort Langley buildings

A demolition permit has been sought for the boarded-up buildings

Township council to debate fate of empty Fort Langley buildings
An illustration of the proposed hotel.

Hotel, office towers planned for Langley’s Carvolth area

Two 11-storey office buildings and a hotel are proposed for 200th Street and 86th Avenue

An illustration of the proposed hotel.
Langley Township council has passed a tree protection bylaw. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township tree bylaw now in effect

Landowners now need a permit for most tree cutting on private property

Langley Township council has passed a tree protection bylaw. (Langley Advance Times files)
A Township of Langley memo showed the sites where some buildings could be demolished in downtown Fort Langley.

Boarded-up Fort Langley buildings could be demolished

The sites could become temporary parks

A Township of Langley memo showed the sites where some buildings could be demolished in downtown Fort Langley.
The Cascades Casino and Hotel complex underwent expansion this spring. (Langley Advance Times files)

Councillors seek share of Langley City casino funds for Township

The City earned more than $7 million in casino revenue last year

The Cascades Casino and Hotel complex underwent expansion this spring. (Langley Advance Times files)
The site proposed for a new private school, off Fraser Highway.

Private school planned for site off Fraser Highway

The 60-student school would be located near 232nd Street and Fraser Highway

The site proposed for a new private school, off Fraser Highway.
Tree bylaw tweaked, but passed by Langley Township council

Tree bylaw tweaked, but passed by Langley Township council

Councillors debated changes to the tree protection rules

Tree bylaw tweaked, but passed by Langley Township council
Opponents, supporters of Langley Township tree bylaw speak to council

Opponents, supporters of Langley Township tree bylaw speak to council

Councillors received a mixed response to the proposed bylaw

Opponents, supporters of Langley Township tree bylaw speak to council
Municipal pesticide bylaws aren’t based on safety of lawn and garden treatments, they’re based on whether ‘synthetic chemicals’ are used. (Black Press files)

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

Municipal pesticide bylaws aren’t based on safety of lawn and garden treatments, they’re based on whether ‘synthetic chemicals’ are used. (Black Press files)