1504-1516 Rupert Street
Redic Developments has applied to develop this site. The application as submitted proposes 70 rental apartments in a six-storey building with 33 parking spaces in an underground parkade.
Current status and progress updates
August 23, 2022 — Preliminary application completed
Staff completed their review of the preliminary application. If the applicant wishes to proceed with this project, the next step is to submit a detailed development application.
July 11 to August 8, 2022 — Early public input meeting (virtual)
The applicant hosted a virtual early public input meeting. An early input meeting is your chance to learn more about the proposal, ask questions, and share your thoughts.
December 10, 2021 — Preliminary application received
Staff received the application and started reviewing it.
Additional proposal details, including site location and overview
The site is currently occupied by three single-family homes. There is a six-storey multi-family building to the north, areas of single-family homes to the east and south, and light industrial units to the west.
Current land use designation
The OCP designates this site Residential Level 6 - Medium Density Apartment (RES6).
If this project proceeds, it will require rezoning and an OCP amendment. 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
The proposed floor space ratio (the building's total floor area in relation to the size of the lot) is 2.86.
The proposal includes land dedication along Mountain Highway to enable improved sidewalk and streetscaping. It also includes purchase of the District-owned lane to the north of the site.