2045-2075 Old Dollarton Road
Giva Construction Group has applied to redevelop this site.
The application as submitted proposes a five-storey mixed-use commercial building with six retail units at grade, and 36 rental apartments above (29 market and seven below-market). One level of underground parking with 29 spaces is proposed (17 residential, 12 shared visitor and commercial), along with 91 residential and 10 commercial bicycle spaces.
Current status and project updates
January 8, 2024 — First, second and third reading
The application was be presented to Council who gave it first, second and third reading. Read the staff report with recommendation in the ‘Documents and related web content’ tab.
December 4, 2023 — First reading at Council (removed from the agenda)
The application, initially scheduled for presentation to Council with the recommendation that it receive first reading, was removed from the agenda. Read the staff report with recommendation in the ‘Documents and related web content’ tab.
April 4 to April 25, 2022 — Public input meeting (virtual)
The applicant hosted a virtual public input meeting, which we require as part of the application process. A public input meeting is your chance to learn more about the proposal, ask questions, and share your thoughts.
August 26, 2021 — Detailed application received
Staff received the detailed application and started reviewing it.
October 28, 2020 — 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.
December 5, 2019 — Early public input opportunity
The applicant hosted a public meeting as an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and share their thoughts.
August 12, 2019 — Preliminary application received
Staff received the preliminary application, and started reviewing it.
Additional proposal details, including site location and overview
The site is currently occupied by a one-storey building containing five commercial units.
Current land use designation
The Official Community Plan designates this site as Commercial Residential Mixed-Use Level 2 (CRMU2).
If this project proceeds, it will require rezoning. 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 (the building's total floor area in relation to the size of the lot) is 2.71.
Seymour River Place will be extended to connect Old Dollarton Road and Front Street. A bike lane will be constructed on Old Dollarton Road.