1565-1589 Rupert Street

Rendering of proposed development at 1565-1589 Rupert Street

Salehi Architect Inc. has applied to redevelop this property.

The application as submitted proposes 95 rental apartments (19 below market) in a six-storey building with 69 parking spaces (59 for residents, 10 for visitors).

Current progress and status updates

November 15, 2021 — 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.

November 24 - December 8, 2020 — Virtual public information meeting

The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which we require as part of the development application process. The information meeting is your chance to learn more about the application, ask questions, and share your thoughts. 

January 28, 2020 — Detailed application received

Staff received the detailed application and started reviewing it.

July, 2019 — Preliminary application completed

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

April 17, 2019 — Early public input opportunity

The applicant is hosting an early public input opportunity. This is a chance to ask questions about the proposal and share your thoughts.

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December 14, 2018 — Preliminary application received

Staff have received the preliminary application, and are currently reviewing it.

Additional proposal details, including site location and overview

Site overview

The site is currently occupied by five single-family homes.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan designates this site as Residential Level 5 (RES5).

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
  • Creek hazard

Proposed size

The proposed floor space ratio is 2.88. 

Access improvements

The application includes improvements to Rupert Street and Orwell Street

Additional features

The application also includes a contribution of land and funds toward the future green spine linear park.

Photos, drawings, renderings

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