1401-1479 Hunter Street & 481-497 Mountain Highway
Council voted to issue the development permit for this project on May 28, 2018.
The project includes:
- one 27-storey and one 16-storey residential tower and 12 townhouse, for a total of 326 units
- a three-level community recreation centre
Current status and progress updates
May 28, 2018 — Development permit approved
This application was presented to Council, where they voted to adopt the relevant bylaw amendments and issue a development permit. View the staff report with recommendations in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.
November 27, 2017 — Second and third reading
This application was presented to Council for second and third reading. Read the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.
November 14, 2017 — Public hearing
This application was 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 the application.
October 23, 2017 — First reading
The detailed application was given First Reading at Council, and has been referred to a public hearing.
View the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab
October 6, 2016 — Public information meeting
The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which we require as part of the application process. This was an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and share their thoughts.
July 28, 2016 — Detailed application received
Staff have received the detailed application from the developer, and are currently reviewing it. They expect to refer the application to the Advisory Design Panel (ADP) in October or November, 2016.
November 25, 2015 — Early input meeting
At our request, the developer held an early input meeting, to share their preliminary proposal for their development with community members and gather feedback.
October 15, 2015 — Preliminary application received
Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview
The development site is a large, flat property occupied by several light industrial buildings located on the south side of Hunter Street.
Lynn Creek is located west of the site, Seylynn Park is across the street to the north, and Mountain Highway borders the property to the east.
The area of the site is approximately 2.01 acres (91,557 sq ft).
Current land use designation
The Official Community Plan (OCP) and the Lynn Creek Town Center Implementation Plan designate this site as Commercial Residential Mixed Use Level 3. This allows for a maximum floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.5.
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
- Streamside protection
The floor space ratio (FSR) is approximately 3.5 (excluding the community centre).
In addition to the community centre, this development will also include a public plaza, and there is the possibility of public art (provided by the developer).
Improvements will be made to the road and sidewalk along Hunter Street and Mountain Highway to enhance pedestrian and vehicle access. The developer will also construct a paved multi-use path along Lynn Creek next to the development site.
Related documents and web pages
Council meeting materials
- May 28, 2018 — Development permit consideration (starts on page 641)
- November 27, 2017 — Second and third reading
- October 23, 2017 — First reading
Related web content
Lynn Creek Town Centre (includes Public Realm Guidelines and Implementation Plan)
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