600 West Queens Road (development permit)

Rendering of proposed development at 600 West Queens Rd

Terra Special Projects Ltd. has applied to develop this property

The application as submitted proposes 86 below-market rental apartments in a four-storey building with 74 parking spaces, to be operated by Hollyburn Family Services.

Current status and progress updates

November 29, 2021 — Permit issued

The application was presented to Council, who voted to issue the development permit.

March 4 to 18, 2021 — Public information meeting

The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which we require as part of the development application process. A public information meeting is your chance to ask questions about the proposal and share your thoughts. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, this meeting was held online.

January 8, 2021 — Detailed application received

Staff received the detailed application and started reviewing it.

November 19, 2020 — Affordable housing partnership announced

We announced an agreement to partner with Hollyburn Family Services Society on a project to create affordable rental housing on this site.

Learn more about the partnership

November 18, 2019 — Rezoning approved

Council voted to approve the rezoning of this site to allow for non-market rental housing, following a multi-year planning process that included extensive engagement with the community.

Additional proposal details

Site overview

The site is currently a parking lot, servicing the former Delbrook Community Centre. It is surrounded by multi-family residential to the west, single family homes to the south and east, and the new Delbrook Park to the north.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Residential Level 6.

Additional requirements

If this project proceeds, it will require a development permit for:

  • Form and character
  • Energy/water conservation
  • Creek hazard
  • Natural environment
  • Streamside protection

Proposed size

The floor space ratio (the building's total floor area in relation to the size of the lot) is approximately 1.82.

Photos, drawings, renderings


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