City Planning

Knox Mountain Park Management Plan Update

The new city management plan will provide updated analysis on the ecological needs of the park, as well as provide guidance to decision-making on capital improvements.

A City of Kelowna public survey on future use of Knox Mountain Drive is now open. Tell the city what you want future use to look like.

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City Planning

Richter Street Interim Sidewalk Pilot Project

Richter Street Sidewalk Extension
A section of Richter Street lacks a sidewalk where there is plenty of foot traffic. Google

The section of Richter Street from Vaughn to Recreation is very busy with businesses, brew pubs and nearby recreation facilities. There is a need for a sidewalk on the West side of the street. With future re-development potential in the area, a permanent concrete sidewalk would not be a good investment.

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City Planning

Okanagan Rail Trail Connection to Waterfront Park

Okanagan Rail Trail Extension
The 49.5 kilometre Okanagan Rail Trail, stretching from Kelowna to Coldstream is nearly complete. City of Kelowna

The Okanagan Rail Trail forms an important all ages and abilities walking and bicycling connection between Downtown, UBCO and points in-between. As of 2018, the trail has been a paved surface from the Airport to west of Ellis St. This project will extend trail from its current endpoint, west of Ellis, to Sunset Dr, which then connects to the Waterfront Park pathway.

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City Planning

Royal View Dr. Geotechnical Engineering

Knox Mountain Land Slide
In March, 2018 an unstable slope on Knox Mountain slid down the hill towards the Kelowna scrap-metal yard. Kelly Hayes, Global News

In 2020, Council reviewed a 3 year plan to rehabilitate the landslide issue above Knox Mountain Metals and below residential developments on Royal View Avenue.

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