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1547-1599 Crown Street
Norman Laube has applied on behalf of 1190652 BC Ltd to redevelop this property.
The application as submitted proposes 85 rental apartments (9 of them below market) in a six-storey building.
There is no commercial space proposed.
Status and progress updates
September 21, 2020 — Preliminary application complete
Staff completed their review of the preliminary application. If the applicant wishes to continue with this project, the next step is to submit a detailed development application.
July 13, 2020 — Early input from Council
This application was presented to Council to provide them with an early opportunity to give their input on the proposed development.
April 18, 2019 — Preliminary application received
Staff have received the preliminary application, and are currently reviewing it.
Additional proposal details
The property is currently occupied by five single-family homes, and is surrounded by other single-family homes that are designated for future multi-family developments in the Official Community Plan (OCP).
Current land use designation
The land is currently designated RES5: Residential Level 5 in the Official Community Plan.
If the application proceeds, it will required:
- 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 (FSR) is 2.5.
The application proposes:
- improvements to Crown and Orwell Streets
- contribution of 5m on the west side of the site for the future Green Spine linear park
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