1995 W 1st Street (Vancouver Wharves Terminal Diesel Handling Facility)

Hemmera Envirochem has applied to build two additional diesel storage tanks (approximately 20 metres high) and 12 new railcar unloading positions on this property.

Current status and progress updates

July 9, 2018 — Development permit approved

Council voted to issue the development permit for this application. Review the staff report to Council in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.

January 11, 2018 — Detailed application received

Staff have received the detailed application, and are currently reviewing it.

Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview

Site overview

Since 1959, this 125-acre terminal with both rail and marine access has handled bulk materials. There are currently four storage tanks on site.

Additional requirements

The project is consistent with current site zoning. However, if the project proceeds, it will require a development permit for:

  • Form and character
  • Energy and water conservation
  • Creek hazard 

Photos, drawings, renderings

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Documents and related web content

Council documents

July 9, 2018 — Development permit considered

Review the staff report to Council with recommendation  (starts on page 129)

Related web content

Development permit areas (DPAs)

District zoning map

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