My friend Martin Chee is teaching a new evening course at VCC’s downtown campus this fall. The title may sound boring but if you have ever wanted to know how and why this city’s neighbourhoods are the way they are, then this is for you. Check it out.

Zoning and Development By-Law Program [more info here]

This comprehensive program examines the City of Vancouver’s Zoning and Development by-laws including residential, commercial and industrial district schedules. Gain working knowledge of various district schedules and understand the requirements and acceptance of applications for development permits. These courses are of immense value to builders, architects, contractors, realtors, homeowners, design professionals and technologists who deal with the development and construction industries in the City of Vancouver. Courses are offered on a rotating basis each term.