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

November 20, 2017 — Development permit issued

July 24, 2017 — Approved by Council

Council voted to approve the development application. View the staff report to Council in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.

March 27, 2017 — Second and third reading

This application was presented to Council, where it received second and third reading. View the staff report to Council in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.

January 31, 2017 — Public hearing 

This application was presented at a public hearing. View the staff report to Council in the 'Related documents and web pages' 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