City CAO Ash Alam mentioned in his report there isn’t any monetary affect to the city from the mission.
“That is an software to subdivide the land for a bare-land rental, the place they’ll set up two separate common-areas on each side of the constructing,” he mentioned. “This software is simply in entrance of council as a result of they wish to subdivide this [parcel]… I don’t suppose the city may have any downside to approve this bare-land rental software.”
Mayor Ames Leslie mentioned the realm is already serviced for water and sewer.
He mentioned usually condominiums have one title and one proprietor. However as this mission is for bare-land condos, these 4 models shall be cut up so every one who owns a rental may have their very own title on one in every of these condos.
“It simply places it into a distinct tax bracket,” Leslie mentioned. “As a substitute of taxing the entire constructing, we [tax] every rental individually. They pay their very own water payments; they pay their very own sewer payments.”
Coun. David George mentioned it’s good to see extra improvement in Battleford.
“We’re completely happy to have a brand new construct on the town, and it’s in course of,” he mentioned.
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