1500 Robson Street - DP-2017-00304

IBI Group Architects has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop this site with a 21 storey mixed-use building.  The proposal includes the following:

• 127 market rental dwelling units;

• retail use on the ground floor;

• 99,861 sq. ft. of floor area;

• building height of 210 ft.;  and

• four levels of underground parking accessed from the lane.

Under the site’s existing C-5A zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Development Permit Board.

A Community open house was held from 5:00 - 8:00pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Empire Landmark Hotel, The Crystal Ballroom West, 1400 Robson Street  with the applicant team and City staff available to answer any questions.

This application has been rescheduled for the Development Permit Board on September 5 , 2017 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 May 24 , 2017, to be considered in the staff review. However, written comments will be considered up until the date of decision.




Contact: Lisa King, Project Facilitator,  lisa.king@vancouver.ca, 604.873.7642

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.

Copies of City by-law regulations, policies and guidelines are available at the City's website at https://vancouver.ca/home-property-development/land-use-and-development-policies-and-guidelines.aspx or at either the Development and Building Services Centre (1st Floor, 515 West 10th Avenue).

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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