Lawsuit contemplated to cease the Revelry from opening downtown Kelowna – Kelowna News

Lloyd Peterson is not giving up his battle to maintain a music and leisure venue out of his neighbourhood.

Peterson, a resident of The Madison condos on Ellis Street has been an outspoken opponent of the adjoining Revelry.

After metropolis council supported a liquor primary software Tuesday in opposition to his objections, Peterson is threatening authorized motion to have that decision overturned.

While council endorsed the liquor major license, the final word authority to approve any license rests solely with the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch.

He has started a GoFundMe campaign in hopes of raising $25,000 for a authorized problem to stop the Revelry.

Peterson claims Revelry is nothing greater than a niteclub that will convey problems widespread to golf equipment on Lawrence and Leon avenues to his neighbourhood. Problems similar to noise, public intoxication and urination.

He’s concerned what will happen when as a lot as 685 people who have been consuming all evening roll onto the streets at 1 a.m.

Peterson chastised council for their “lack of due diligence and disregard for property proprietor’s ‘right to quiet enjoyment’ of their houses.”

He says the decision ought to be overturned due to potential “negligence, breach of fiduciary responsibility of mayor and council, and failure to follow due process among other issues.”

Peterson and Revelry owner Lee Simon are at odds over what Revelry is.

While Peterson refers to it as a night club, Simon calls it a music and leisure venue.

Simon says the venue is unique in the fact that will probably be open all through the day as a restaurant out there for conferences and shows with a full kitchen and beverage service and provide a chance for reside music on some evenings.

He also says the major focus during night reveals will be extra on meals than alcohol.

In supporting the project, Coun. Luke Stack said this week the operation matches the neighbourhood perfectly.

“I suppose most people understand this could be a very active and vibrant area, and appears to be attracting plenty of residential homes,” mentioned Stack.

“I think that is strengthening our Cultural district, and probably a variety of the causes we see a variety of the residential constructing coming into the area to get pleasure from it.”

There’s no indication when the provincial LCRB will rule on the Revelry liquor license software.

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