1634-1748 Capilano Road
Chard Development Ltd has applied to develop this site.
The application as submitted proposes:
- one 12-storey hotel building with 140 hotel rooms, five rental townhomes, approximately 325 sq m (3,500 sq. ft.) of commercial space, and 139 parking spaces in two levels of underground parking
- one 24-storey mixed use building with a nine-storey podium, containing 177 owned apartments, 72 market rental apartments, 20 rent-to-own apartments, six non-market rental apartments, approximately 904 sq m (9,735 sq. ft.) of commercial space, and 240 parking spaces in three levels of underground parking
Current status and progress updates
June 27, 2022 — Preliminary application completed
Staff have completed the review of the preliminary application. If the applicant wishes to proceed with this project, the next step is to submit a detailed application.
Nov 15-29, 2021 — Early input meeting (virtual)
The applicant hosted an early public input meeting. A public input meeting is your opportunity to learn more about the proposal, ask questions, and share your thoughts. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, this meeting was held virtually.
October 7, 2021 — Preliminary application received
Staff received the preliminary application and started reviewing it.
Additional proposal details, including site location and overview
The site consists of two properties that are both currently occupied by hotels. There is another hotel to the north, single family homes to the east, a gas station and vehicle services to the south, and Capilano Road to the west with mixed-use buildings and a gas station beyond.
Current land use designation
The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Commercial Residential Mixed Use: Level 1 (CRMU1).
If the project proceeds it will require rezoning and an OCP amendment. It will also require a development permit for:
- Form and character
- Energy/water conservation
The proposed floor space ratio (the building's total floor area in relation to the size of the lot) is 2.98.
Access and other area improvements
The application proposes a new Curling Road extension connecting Capilano Road to McGuire Ave, and a pocket park.