1044 Edgewood Road (Handsworth Secondary School replacement)

Rendering of the proposed replacement of Handsworth Elementary School

Council voted to issue the development permit for this project on May 27, 2019.

The project is a new 13,112 sq m (141,130 sq ft), three-storey school with 120 parking stalls and 98 bike stalls (84 non-secure and 14 secure). 

Current status and progress updates

May 27, 2019 — Development permit issued

This application was presented to Council, who voted to issue the development permit. You can read the staff report and recommendation in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.

May 7, 2019 — Public information meeting 

The North Vancouver School District is hosted a public meeting to discuss the traffic management plan associated with this redevelopment.

Get meeting details

April 15, 2019 — Development permit consideration

This application was presented to Council to consider issuing the development permit. Council referred the application back to staff to review neighbourhood traffic circulation and parking impacts. You can read the staff report with recommendation in the 'Documents and related web content' tab .

January 9, 2019 — Public information meeting

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

Get meeting details

November 16, 2018 — Detailed application received

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

Additional proposal details, including site location and overview

Site overview

The site is the location of the existing Handsworth Secondary School at 1044 Edgewood Road.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Institutional.

Additional requirements

If this project proceeds, it will require a development permit for: 

  • Energy and water conservation
  • Slope hazard
  • Natural environment
  • Streamside protection
  • Wildfire hazard

Access improvements

The application proposes upgrades to Handsworth Road and Edgewood Road, including improved sidewalks along the site frontages.

Photos, drawings, renderings

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Documents and related web content

Council documents

Permit consideration May 27, 2019 30.1MB Download
Permit consideration April 15, 2019 25.8MB Download

Related web content

Official Community Plan (OCP)

OCP land use map

Development permit areas

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