1210-1260 West 16th Street

Render of new development at 1210-1260 east 16th st

Cornerstone Architecture has applied to redevelop this property. The application as submitted proposes:

  • 31 owned apartments in a four-storey building
  • 31 market rental apartments in a four-storey building
  • 79 parking spaces (76 in an underground parkade and three surface spaces)

There is no commercial space proposed.

Status and progress updates

January 10, 2022 — No motion passed

The application was presented to Council for second and third reading. No motion was passed. View the staff report with recommendation in the 'documents and related web content' tab.

November 16, 2021 — Public hearing

The application was presented at a public hearing. A public hearing is your chance to speak to Council if you feel your interest in property will be affected by the application. Read the staff report and presentation in the ‘Related documents and web content’ tab.

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October 18, 2021 — First reading at Council

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.

September 14, 2020 — Council early input

The application was presented to Council to give them an opportunity to provide early input. Council directed staff to proceed with the application process. You can view the staff report to Council in the 'documents and related web content' tab.

November 29, 2017 — Public information meeting

The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which we require as part of the application process. The public information meeting is an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and share their thoughts.

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August 29, 2017 — Detailed application received

Staff received the detailed application, and started reviewing it.

March 25, 2017 — 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.

September 13, 2016 — Preliminary application received

Staff received the preliminary application, and started reviewing it.

Additional proposal details

Site overview

The site is on the north side of West 16th Street. There are currently six single-family homes on the property. There is commercial use to the north and east, along with residential — primarily multi-family rental and strata, duplexes, town houses, and single detached homes — to the west, north, and south.

Current land use designation

The land is currently designated Residential Level 5: Low Density Apartment in the Official Community Plan (OCP).

Additional requirements

If the application 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

Proposed size

Approximately 2,944 sq m (31,691 sq ft), with a floor space ratio (FSR) of 1.75

Photos, drawings, renderings, maps

Map of site

Drawings and site plan

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