2131-2171 Old Dollarton Road (Maplewood Gardens)

Rendering of proposed redevelopment at 2131 Old Dollarton Rd

Darwin Properties has applied to redevelop this property. 

The application as submitted proposes 334 owned apartments, 124 market rental apartments, 22 live/work units, and 58 below-market rental apartments in one 12-storey and four six-storey buildings.

There is an additional 23,500 sq ft of industrial space proposed, and parking for 439 vehicles in an underground parkade.

Status and progress updates

November 12, 2019 — Public information meeting 

The applicant hosted a public information meeting, which we require as part of the application process. A public information meeting is your chance to meet with the developer, learn more about the proposal, ask questions, and share your thoughts.

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July 7, 2019 — Detailed application received

Staff received the detailed application, and started review it.

February 9, 2018 — Preliminary application received

Staff received the preliminary application, and started reviewing it.

Additional proposal details

Site overview

The property is currently occupied by 58 market rental apartments and a number of light industrial businesses along Front St. There is a mix of commercial and multifamily apartments to the north, a one-storey commercial building to the west and a mix of two-storey light industrial buildings and undeveloped land to the east. Northwoods Plaza is to the south.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Commercial Residential Mixed Use Level 2 (CRMU2) and Residential Level 6: Medium Density Apartment (RES6).

Additional requirements

If the project proceeds, it will require rezoning. It will also require development permits for:

  • Creek hazard
  • Form and character of commercial, industrial, and multi-family development
  • Energy and water conservation and greenhouse gas emission reductions

Proposed size

The proposed floor space ratio is 2.50.

Proposed access and other improvements

  • Seymour River Place will be extended south from Old Dollarton Road to connect with Front Street to the west of the site
  • Public plazas will be provided at the northwestern and southwestern corners of the property

Photos, drawings, renderings

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