854-858 Orwell Street / 855 Premier Street
Council approved the development permit for this project on November 20, 2017.
The application includes:
- 23 strata units in a townhouse development (approximately three two-bedroom; 19 three-bedroom; one four-bedroom)
- 48 parking spaces
Current status and progress updates
November 20, 2017 — Development permit issued
July 24, 2017 — Approved by Council
Council voted to approve the development application. View the staff report to Council in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.
March 27, 2017 — Second and third reading
This application was presented to Council, where it received second and third reading. View the staff report to Council in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.
January 31, 2017 — Public hearing
This application was presented at a public hearing. View the staff report to Council in the 'Related documents and web pages' tab.
January 16, 2017 — First reading
This application was presented to Council, who referred it to a public hearing. View the staff report to Council with recommendations in the 'Photos, drawings, renderings, documents' tab.
December 16, 2015 — Detailed application received
The application was received by staff in December, 2015. It was subsequently put on hold, pending the completion of the Inter-River Sub-Area Transportation Study.
Additional proposal details, including site plan and overview
The site is located in Lynnmour Inter-River, and consists of three lots facing Orwell Street, and a fourth lot facing Premier Street. It is next to three existing townhouse complexes of similar densities.
Lynnmour Elementary School is across the street, and "Digger Park," a playground in Inter-River Park, is a few steps away.
Current land use designation
The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Residential Level 3: Attached Residential (RES3).
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 0.7.
Photos, drawings, renderings, documents
Related documents and web pages
July 24, 2017 — Council approval (starts on page 193)
March 27, 2017 — Second and Third reading (starts on page 229)
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