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1995 W 1st Street (Vancouver Wharves Terminal Diesel Handling Facility)
Council voted to approve this development permit on July 9, 2018.
The project includes build two additional diesel storage tanks (approximately 20 metres high) and 12 new railcar unloading positions on this property.
Current status and progress updates
July 9, 2018 — Development permit issued
Council voted to issue the development permit for this application. Review the staff report to Council in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.
January 11, 2018 — Detailed application received
Staff received the detailed application, and started reviewing it.
Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview
Since 1959, this 125-acre terminal with both rail and marine access has handled bulk materials. There are currently four storage tanks on site.
The project is consistent with current site zoning. However, if the project proceeds, it will require a development permit for:
- Form and character
- Energy and water conservation
- Creek hazard
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