8570 Rivergrass Drive -DP-2016-00090

Wesgroup Properties has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop this site with a residential building.  The proposal includes the following:

• Two – 16 storeys residential buildings with a six storey podium;

• A total of 376 dwelling units;

• Total floor area of approximately 32,196 m2; and

• Two levels of underground parking, accessed off the mews which separates the mid-rise and towers.

This rezoning application was approved by City Council at Public Hearing on September 16, 2008.  Among the conditions of Council’s approval, the applicant must obtain approval of a development permit.

In making a decision on a development application, the Development Permit Board shall have particular regard to the conditions outlined in the rezoning report, but may allow minor alterations to the form of development previously approved by Council.  Further information on this Council decision, including the Policy Report and related Appendices and minutes of the Council meeting, is available on the city’s website at the following links:

http://council.vancouver.ca/20080916/documents/ph8.pdf

http://council.vancouver.ca/20080916/documents/phmins20080916.pdf

This application has been scheduled for the Development Permit Board on August 22 , 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room (1st Floor, City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue). To assist you, a brief explanation of the Development Permit Board process is posted on our website at: http://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/development-permit-board.aspx.  You or your representative may attend the meeting and, upon request, will be accorded the opportunity to address the Board. 

We welcome your written comments (letter or e-mail) on this development application. Comments should be received on, or before July 4th , 2016, to be considered in the staff review. However, comments will be considered up until the date of decision. 

Application

Contact: Mandy So, Project Facilitator, mandy.so@vancouver.ca , 604.871.6080

To assist you, a Glossary of key technical terms and a brief explanation of the application process is posted on our website at: vancouver.ca/devapps

In reviewing this application, and before making a decision, the Development Permit Board will also need to consider City by-law regulations, and Council-adopted policies and guidelines. Once a full application review is completed, a decision will be made. If you respond to this notification, we will keep you informed by re-notifying you as to the decision.

The submitted plans may be viewed at the Project Facilitator’s office, Development and Building Services Centre, 1st Floor at 515 West 10th Avenue between 8:30a.m. and 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday. Copies of City by-law regulations, policies and guidelines are available at the City's website at http://www.vancouver.ca/commsvcs/bylaws/bylaw1.htm or at either the Development and Building Services Centre (1st Floor, 515 West 10th Avenue) or the Central Public Library (350 West Georgia Street).

Please note that all comments and responses to this notification are subject to, and may be released, pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The Act does, however, protect your privacy by prohibiting disclosure of personal information (such as names, addresses and other identifying information) where such a disclosure would be an unreasonable invasion of personal privacy.

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