1310 Monashee Drive

Darwin Properties has applied to redevelop this property.

The application as submitted proposes two six-storey buildings with 330 rental units for students and employees of Capilano University plus approximately 1,585 m2 (17,060 sq. ft.) of commercial space, 244 m2 (2,626 sq. ft.) of amenity space, and 217 car and 660 bicycle parking spaces in a one-level underground parking garage.  

Status and progress updates

April 15, 2020 — Preliminary application completed

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

January 27, 2020 — Council early input

Staff presented this application at a Council workshop to inform Council of the preliminary application, and get their input. Read the staff report in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.

September 26, 2019 — Early public input opportunity

The applicant hosted a public meeting as an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and share their thoughts.

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May 17, 2019 — Preliminary application received

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

Additional proposal details

Site overview

The property is located next to the Capilano University campus and is immediately east of the Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for Film and Animation. It is currently occupied by a dog daycare and kennel facility. Property owned by Capilano University is to the west, south, and north, and District owned property and the Seymour River is to the south and east.

Current land use designation

The land is currently designated as Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PRO) in the zoning bylaw, and Open Space and Natural Areas (POSNA) in the Official Community Plan (OCP).

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
  • Slope hazard
  • Wildfire hazard

Proposed size

The proposed floor space ratio (FSR) is 1.75.

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