When I last wrote about my home building journey I was still in limbo at City Hall.  I am happy to report that I have my permits in hand and I am building my new home!  My permits, all 8 of them (more on that later) were issued on October 5, 2015. If you recall… Read More


enter site Dealing with the City of Vancouver is an emotional roller coaster.  I have felt the following emotions in different degrees, sometimes at the same time and sometimes within seconds of each other: Rage Pride Frustration Joy Hatred Elation Pain Embarrassment Impressed Grateful But mostly just CONFUSION. How is it that a relatively smart individual with… Read More


zofran generic price What does .15 feet mean? I know I promised that my next post would be about the process of tree removal in the City of Vancouver, but it is taking even longer than I thought and I don’t want tell an unfinished story. Instead, I want to share my experience with getting permission to build… Read More


My 2015 personal breakthrough goal is to build a new house in the City of Vancouver.  I recently secured a 32 x 121 lot near Main and 41st. Ave in the middle of Vancouver, BC. Let me be clear.  I am not swinging a hammer.  Rather, I am hiring, coordinating and deciding.  This blog is… Read More