1177 Lynn Valley Road
Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc. has applied to develop this site on behalf of Bosa Development.
The application as submitted proposes 98 rental apartments and approximately 1,115 sq m (12,000 sq ft) of commercial space in a six-storey building with parking for 108 vehicles in an underground parkade (74 for residents; 34 shared visitor-retail) plus 195 bicycle storage spaces.
Current status and progress updates
November 1, 2022 — Preliminary application completed
Staff have completed their review of the preliminary application. If the applicant wishes to proceed with this project, the next step is to submit a detailed application.
April 6 to May 4, 2022 — Early input meeting (virtual)
The applicant hosted an early information meeting, which is a chance to learn more about a proposal, ask questions, and share your thoughts. This meeting was held online.
February 3, 2022 — Preliminary application
Staff received the preliminary application and started reviewing it.
Additional proposal details, including site location and overview
The site is at the southwest corner of Lynn Valley Road and Valley Centre Avenue. It is currently occupied by the Black Bear Pub and surface parking for the pub and Lynn Valley Centre Shopping Mall.
Current land use designation
The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Commercial Residential Mixed Use Level Three (CRMU3).
If this project proceeds, it will require rezoning and a development permit for:
- Form and character of commercial, industrial, and multi-family development
- Energy and water conservation and greenhouse gas emission reductions
The proposed floor space ratio (the building's total floor area in relation to the size of the lot) is 3.13.
A new pedestrian/cycle greenway is proposed through the site, as envisioned in the Lynn Valley Town Centre Flexible Planning Framework.