1310 Monashee Drive

Darwin Properties has applied to redevelop this property.

The application as submitted proposes two six-storey buildings with 315 rental units targeted at students and employees of Capilano University plus approximately 796 sq m (8,570 sq ft) of commercial space, amenity spaces, and 210 car and 578 bicycle parking spaces in a one-level underground parking garage.

Status and progress updates

January 31, 2023 — Public hearing

The application was presented at a public hearing. A public hearing is your chance to speak to Council if you feel your interest in the property will be affected by the application. Read the staff report and presentation in the ‘Related documents and web content’ tab.

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December 5, 2022 — First reading

The application was presented to Council, who gave it first reading and referred it to a public hearing. Read the staff report with recommendation in the ‘Related documents and web content’ tab.

May 30, 2022 — Referred back to staff at first reading

The application was presented to Council, with the recommendation that it receive first reading. Council referred the application back to staff for further discussion with the applicant, with a list of specific directions. Read the staff report and presentation in the ‘Related documents and web content’ tab.

April 6-20, 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.

November 12, 2020 — Detailed application received

Staff received the detailed application, and started reviewing it.

April 15, 2020 — Preliminary application completed

Staff completed reviewing the preliminary application. If the applicant wishes to proceed with this project, the next step is to submit a detailed application.

January 27, 2020 — Council early input

Staff presented this application at a Council workshop to inform Council of the preliminary application, and get their input. Read the staff report in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.

September 26, 2019 — Early public input opportunity

The applicant hosted a public meeting as an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and share their thoughts.

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May 17, 2019 — Preliminary application received

Staff received the preliminary application and started reviewing it.

Additional proposal details

Site overview

The property is located next to the Capilano University campus and is immediately east of the Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for Film and Animation. It is currently occupied by a dog daycare and kennel facility. Property owned by Capilano University is to the west, south, and north, and District owned property and the Seymour River is to the south and east.

Current land use designation

The land is currently designated as Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PRO) in the zoning bylaw, and Open Space and Natural Areas (POSNA) in the Official Community Plan (OCP).

Additional requirements

If the 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
  • Slope hazard
  • Wildfire hazard

Proposed size

The proposed floor space ratio (FSR) is 1.75.

Photos, drawings, renderings

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Documents and related web content

Council documents

January 31, 2023 — Public hearing

December 5, 2022 — First reading

May 30, 2022 — First reading

January 27, 2020 — Council early input

Related web content

Official Community Plan (OCP)

OCP land use map

District zoning map

Development permit areas (DPA)

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