2555 Whiteley Court (Kiwanis Lynn Manor)

Render of proposed development at 2555 Whiteley Court
Raymond Letkeman Architects has applied to redevelop this property.

The application as submitted proposes:

  • a new six-storey building with 106 units of below-market rental housing for seniors, next to the existing 16-storey Kiwanis tower
  • renovations to the ground floor of the existing tower to add four new units
  • 133 parking stalls

Status updates


July 10, 2018 — Public hearing

This application will be presented at a public hearing. A public hearing is your chance to speak to Council if you feel your interest in property will be affected by this application.

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June 25, 2018 — First Reading

This application was presented to Council, where it was given First Reading and referred to a public hearing. View the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.

May 16, 2018 — Public information meeting

The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which we require as part of the application process. A public information meeting is your chance to meet with the developer, learn more about the proposal, ask questions, and share your thoughts.

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April 13, 2018 — Detailed application received

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

November 29, 2017 — Preliminary application complete

Staff have completed the review of the preliminary application, and are waiting to receive a detailed application.

September 13, 2017 — Early input opportunity

The applicant hosted a public meeting as an opportunity for area residents to learn more about the proposal and share their comments.

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June 2, 2017 — Preliminary application received

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

Additional proposal details

Site overview

The site is currently occupied by the 16-story Kiwanis tower. Karen Magnussen Community Centre is to the southwest, and the Lynn Valley Shopping Centre is to the north.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Residential Level 6: Medium Density Apartment (RES6).

Additional requirements

If the project proceeds, it will require rezoning. It will also require a development permit for:

  • Form and character of commercial, industrial, and multi-family development
  • Energy and water conservation and greenhouse gas emission reductions

Proposed size

The proposed floor space ratio (FSR) is 2.59.

Other improvements

The application includes a proposal for upgrades to the adjoining pedestrian pathway.

Photos, drawings, renderings

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Links to related information

Council materials

June 25, 2018 — First reading 

Download the staff report with recommendation  (starts on page 173)

Related web content

Official Community Plan (OCP)

OCP land use map

Lynn Valley Town Centre

Development permit areas

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