1923-1959 Purcell Way (Lynnmour South)

Rendering of proposed development at 1923 Purcell Way

Woodbridge Northwest has applied to redevelop this property.

The application as submitted proposes:

  • 60 owned townhomes and 124 owned apartments
  • a student housing building on Capilano University's land that will provide housing for about 60 students
  • about 303 parking spaces on site, plus student parking on Capilano University's land
  • a new amenity building that will be shared with this project and the existing building to the west

Current status and progress updates

December 11, 2017 — Second and third reading

The application was presented to Council for second and third reading. View the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.

November 21, 2017 — Public hearing

This 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. View the staff report in  the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.

Get public hearing details

November 6, 2017 — First reading

The application was presented to Council, where it received first reading and was referred to a public hearing.

View the staff report with recommendation in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.

September 12, 2017 — Public information meeting

The applicant held a public information meeting, which we require as part of the application process. The public information meeting is an opportunity for you to learn more about the development, talk to the applicant and District staff, ask questions about the project, and share your views.

Get meeting details

July 14, 2017 — Detailed application received

Staff received the detailed application, and began reviewing it.

November 16, 2016 — Early public input opportunity

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

November 8, 2016 — Preliminary application received

Staff received the preliminary application and began reviewing it.

Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview

Site overview

The site is currently occupied by a 90-unit private strata complex constructed in 1973.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Residential Level 5: Low Density Apartment (RES5).

Additional requirements

If the 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

Proposed size

The floor space ratio (FSR) is approximately 1.75.

Other features

The proposal includes a new pool room and amenity space for both the proposed project and the adjacent complex to share.

Photos, drawings, renderings, documents

Rendering of proposed development at 1923 Purcell Way

Related documents and web pages

Council reports

Second and third reading December 11, 2017 Starts on page 45 57.3MB Download
Public hearing November 21, 2017   11.43MB Download
First reading November 6, 2017 Starts on page 209 71.5MB Download

Related web content

Official Community Plan (OCP)

OCP land use map

Development permit areas

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