902-968 Lytton Street (Seymour Estates, Phase 2)
Anthem Properties Group has applied to develop the second phase of this property. This phase includes 31 three-storey owned townhomes in six buildings, with parking for 62 vehicles in individual garages, plus three surface parking spots for visitors.
You can view details of the overall site rezoning, project phasing details, and development permit for phase 1 in the 'site history' tab.
February 22 to March 8, 2023 — Virtual public information meeting
The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which is a requirement of the application process. The meeting is your chance to learn more about the application, ask questions, and share your thoughts. For your convenience, the meeting is being held online.
November 8, 2022 — Detailed application for phase two received
Staff received the detailed development permit application for phase two, and started reviewing it.
Additional proposal details
The overall site rezoning was approved by Council on June 21, 2021.
Current land use designation
The land is currently designated Residential Level 5: Low Density Apartment (RES5) in the Official Community Plan (OCP).
If the application proceeds, it will require a development permit for:
- Form and character of commercial, industrial, and multi-family development for ground-oriented units
- Energy and water conservation and greenhouse gas emission reductions
- Wildfire hazard
Related documents and web content
The original rezoning application proposed dividing the large site into four smaller sites, in order to develop approximately 341 homes in phases:
- Site one (phase 1) — an apartment building with 119 units (approved on Oct 18, 2021)
- Site two (phase 1) — a series of townhouses with a total of 102 units (approved on Oct 18, 2021)
- Site three (phase 2) — a series of townhouses with a total of 31 units in six buildings (current application)
- Site four (phase 1) — a rental apartment building with a total of 89 units (approved on Oct 18, 2021)
October 18, 2021 - Development permit for phase 1 issued
The application was presented to Council, who voted to issue the development permit for phase 1. View the staff report with recommendations in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.
June 21, 2021 — Size rezoning approved at Council
The application was presented to Council, who approved the rezoning and housing agreement bylaws. Read the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web content' tab.
January 11, 2021 — Second and third reading at Council
The application was presented to Council, where it received second and third reading. Read the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web content' tab.
December 15, 2020 — Public hearing
The application was presented at a public hearing. This hearing was the continuation of the November 17, 2020 hearing, which was suspended due to technical issues.
November 17, 2020 — Public hearing (suspended)
The application was presented at a public hearing (held online due to the COVID-19 situation). The hearing was suspended due to technical issues, and was subsequently rescheduled for December 15, 2020.
September 14, 2020 — First reading
This 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.
October 5, 2019 — Public open house
The applicant hosted a public open house, which is not required as part of the application process. The public open house is your chance to ask questions and express your views to the developer.
March 30, 2019 — Review continues
Staff continue to review the detailed application for this project. While the proposal is under review, Anthem Developments plans to demolish the existing buildings on the site due to their age and condition.
October 4, 2017 — Public information meeting
The applicant held a public information meeting, which we require as part of the application process. The public information meeting is your chance to ask questions and express your views.
May 26, 2017 — Detailed application received
Staff have received a detailed application to rezone the entire site, and to issue a development permit for sites 1 and 2, next to Mount Seymour Parkway. The expectation is that sites 3 and 4 would be constructed at a later date.
June 29, 2016 — Preliminary application completed
Staff 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.
October 8, 2015 — Preliminary application received
Staff received the preliminary application and started reviewing it.
|Phase 1 development permit consideration||October 18, 2021||39.8MB|
|Rezoning consideration||June 21, 2021||81.8MB|
|Second and third reading||January 11, 2021||73.5MB|
|Public hearing||November 17 and December 15, 2020||46.6MB|
|First reading||September 14, 2020||43.8MB|
Access improvements and other benefits
The application proposes:
- improvements to the public areas along Mount Seymour Parkway and Lytton Street
- a new pedestrian connection from Lytton Street to Broadview Drive
- a new street within the property with access from Lytton Street
The proposed site-wide floor space ratio is 0.68.
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