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1565-1589 Rupert Street
Salehi Architect Inc. has applied to redevelop this property.
The application as submitted proposes 95 rental apartments (19 below market) in a six-storey building with 83 parking spaces (73 for residents, 10 for visitors).
Current progress and status updates
January 28, 2020 — Detailed application received
Staff received the detailed application and started reviewing it.
July, 2019 — Preliminary application completed
Staff have 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.
April 17, 2019 — Early public input opportunity
The applicant is hosting an early public input opportunity. This is a chance to ask questions about the proposal and share your thoughts.
December 14, 2018 — Preliminary application received
Staff have received the preliminary application, and are currently reviewing it.
Additional proposal details, including site location and overview
The site is currently occupied by five single-family homes.
Current land use designation
The Official Community Plan designates this site as Residential Level 5 (RES5).
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
- Creek hazard
The proposed floor space ratio is 2.88.
The application includes improvements to Rupert Street and Orwell Street
The application also includes a contribution of land and funds toward the future green spine linear park.