854-858 Orwell Street / 855 Premier Street

Render of a proposed development at 854 and 858 OrwellBrody Developments has submitted a detailed application to redevelop this property.

The application as submitted proposes:

  • 23 strata units in a townhouse development (approximately three two-bedroom; 19 three-bedroom; one four-bedroom)
  • 48 parking spaces 

Current status and progress updates

January 31, 2017 — Public hearing 

This application will be presented at a public hearing. View the staff report to Council in the  'Photos, drawings, renderings, documents' tab.

January 16, 2017 — First reading

This application was presented to Council, who referred it to a public hearing. View the staff report to Council with recommendations in the 'Photos, drawings, renderings, documents' tab.

December 16, 2015 — Detailed application received

The application was received by staff in December, 2015. It was subsequently put on hold, pending the completion of the Inter-River Sub-Area Transportation Study.

Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview

Site overview

The site is located in Lynnmour Inter-River, and consists of three lots facing Orwell Street, and a fourth lot facing Premier Street. It is next to three existing townhouse complexes of similar densities.

Lynnmour Elementary School is across the street, and "Digger Park," a playground in Inter-River Park, is a few steps away.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Residential Level 3: Attached Residential (RES3).

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
  • Creek hazard

Proposed size

The floor space ratio (FSR) is 0.7.

Photos, drawings, renderings, documents

Render of a proposed development at 854 and 858 Orwell
Rendering of the proposed development

Links to related information

Council documents

January 31, 2017 public hearing — Staff report to Council 

January 16, 2017 regular Council meeting — Staff report to Council

Related web content

Official Community Plan (OCP)

OCP land use map

Development permit areas

Inter-River Sub-Area Transportation Study