MOTIONS – Limiting Future Proliferation Of Drive-Through Businesses In The City of North Vancouver

MOTIONS AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

9. Limiting Future Proliferation Of Drive-Through Businesses In The City of North Vancouver – File: 4000-03-01

Submitted by Councillor S.A. Schechter

WHEREAS Sections 8.4.1 and 8.4.2 of the Official Community Plan set out environmental goals to “demonstrate environmental leadership” and “encourage the community to adapt to a sustainable lifestyle”;

WHEREAS Section 6.1 of the Official Community Plan reports that the transportation sector is the largest contributor to City air pollution, producing 36.5% of the total community greenhouse gas emissions;

WHEREAS “Street and Traffic Bylaw, 1991, No. 6234, Amendment Bylaw, 2005, No. 7697” (Vehicle Idling) prohibits people from idling vehicles for greater than three minutes, but does not specify drive-through businesses; and

Continued… The Corporation of the Council Agenda for City of North Vancouver Page 6 January 21, 2008

9. Limiting Future Proliferation Of Drive-Through Businesses In The City of North Vancouver – File: 4000-03-01 – Continued

WHEREAS drive-through businesses not only contribute to increased greenhouse gas emissions, but they have resulted in noise complaints from surrounding residents;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

1. Staff be requested to investigate options for limiting future proliferation of drive-through businesses in the City of North Vancouver; and

2. This resolution be referred to the Parks & Environment Advisory Committee and the Advisory Planning Commission.

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