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405-485 Marie Place
Engage Architecture has applied to redevelop this site and a portion of the District road allowance, subject to Road Closure Bylaw processes. The application as submitted proposes 140 owned apartments in two six-storey buildings with 161 parking spaces (147 resident and 14 visitor).
There is no commercial space proposed.
Status and progress updates
September 17, 2019 — Detailed application received
Staff received the detailed application and started reviewing it.
February, 2019 — Preliminary application concluded
Staff 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.
November 29, 2018 — Early public input opportunity
The applicant hosted a public input meeting as an opportunity for area residents to ask questions and share their thoughts.
September 18, 2018 — Preliminary application received
Staff have received the preliminary application, and are currently reviewing it.
Additional proposal details
There are existing single-family homes to the north, east, and south. Development applications are under review for sites to the west. There is also a new multifamily building under construction to the south, at Mountain Hwy and Crown St.
Current land designation
The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Residential Level 6: Medium Density Apartment (RES6).
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
- Creek hazard
The floor space ratio (FSR) is approximately 2.5.
Access and other improvements
The application proposes improvements to Crown St. The project also includes the dedication of two single-family lots to the District as park for the future expansion of Marie Place Park.