2420-2468 Dollarton Highway

Rendering of proposed development at 2420-2468 Dollarton Highway

The applicants, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Darwin Properties, withdrew this application on December 13, 2019.

The application as submitted proposed:

  • a range of light industrial, commercial, and residential uses
  • institutional school uses
  • childcare facilities
  • a range of supportive uses

Current status and progress updates

December 13, 2019 — Application withdrawn by applicant

May 27, 2019 — Consideration deferred 

Staff presented this application to Council, and requested that they provide direction with respect to next steps. Council voted to defer consideration of the application until after the targeted review of the Official Community Plan (OCP). You can view the staff report to Council in the 'documents and related web content' tab.

February 12, 2019 — Revised application received

The developer submitted a partial revision of their detailed application. Changes include:

  • a reduction in office floor space by approximately 500,000 sq ft
  • 2420 Dollarton Rd (former International College site) removed from the proposal
  • Berkley Road extension removed from proposal, with a provision for road dedication for construction at a later date
  • Addition of a full size playing field and new community building

July 9 to September 15, 2018 — Information open houses

The developer committed to providing ongoing public engagement throughout the summer and fall, and hosted nine additional open house events.

Location for all open houses: Innovation Campus Gym, 2420 Dollarton Highway.

Date Time
Monday, July 9 4pm-7pm
Thursday, July 12 12pm-3pm
Wednesday, July 18 4pm-7pm
Tuesday, July 24 12pm-3pm
Wednesday, August 8 4pm-7pm
Wednesday, August 21 12pm-3pm
Wednesday, September 5 4pm-7pm
Thursday, September 13 12pm-3pm
Saturday, September 15 12pm-3pm

 

July 16, 2018 — First reading (rescheduled from June 25, 2018)

This application was returned to Council for first reading. Council voted to defer consideration until after the 2018 general election, which is scheduled for October 20, 2018. Read the staff report with recommendation in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.

June 25, 2018 — First reading

This application was presented to Council for first reading. No motion was passed at the meeting. The application will be returned to Council for first reading on July 16, 2018. Read the staff report with recommendation in the 'Documents and related web content' tab.

June 20, 2018 — Public information meeting

The developer 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 developer and DNV planning staff, and share your views.

Get meeting details

Early June, 2018 — Pop-up information events

The developer held informal pop-up information events for residents to drop by, learn more about this proposal, and share their views.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, June 6 5pm-7pm Stong's Market, 2150 Dollarton Highway
Saturday, June 9 9am-11am Ron Andrews Community Centre, 931 Lytton Street
Saturday, June 9 1pm-3pm Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court
Tuesday, June 12 12pm-2pm Stong's Market, 2150 Dollarton Highway

May 18, 2018 — Detailed application received

Staff have received the detailed application, and are currently reviewing it.

April 12, 2018 — Preliminary application completed

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

February 9, 2018 — Preliminary application received

Staff received the preliminary application, and started reviewing it.

Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview

Site overview

The site is predominantly undeveloped, except for two industrial tenants fronting onto Dollarton Highway while the former Canadian International College site is currently being used for student housing (Capilano University) and two childcare providers.

Maplewood Conservation Area is across Dollarton Highway to the south, the Windridge Escarpment is to the north, undeveloped District lands are to the west, and Windridge Park is located to the east.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as:

  • Light Industrial Commercial Mixed Use: Innovation District
  • Light Industrial Residential Mixed Use: Innovation District
  • Park, Open Space and Natural Areas

Additional requirements

If the proposal proceeds, it will require development permits for:

  • Wildfire hazard
  • Streamside protection
  • Natural enviroment
  • Creek hazard
  • Slope hazard
  • Energy/water conservation
  • Form and character

Access improvements

Dollarton Highway to be upgraded to include a new sidewalks, separated bike lanes and planted boulevards.

Other enhancements

The proposal includes:

  • a future Spirit Trail connection
  • a multi-use trail
  • a network of trails
  • public art
  • protection and enhancement of sensitive ecosystems

Photos, drawings, renderings

These images are conceptual, and subject to change.

Documents and related web content

Council documents

Council direction May 27, 2019   124MB Download
First reading July 16, 2018 Starts on page 197 52.4MB Download
First reading June 25, 2018 Starts on page 37 148MB Download

Related web content

Official Community Plan (OCP)

OCP land use map

Development Permit Areas (DPAs)

Maplewood Village Centre

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