1616 West 7th Avenue - DP-2019-00407

IBI Group on behalf of Solterra Development (West 7th) Corp. has applied to the City of Vancouver, to develop a site located south of West 7th Avenue on the west side of Fir Street. The proposed development complies with the C-3A District Schedule and the Burrard Slopes C-3A Guidelines.
The proposal includes the following:

    • 11-storey, multi-dwelling building with a proposed height of 36.5 m (119'-8");
    • 43 residential tower units;
    • 4 two-storey townhomes along West 7th Avenue; and
    • community amenity space, totaling approximately 6,000 sq. ft. over 2 levels at grade, at the southwest corner of the podium along Fir Street.

Under the existing C-3A zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Development Permit Board.

A Community open house is scheduled from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2019, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Lobby, 1440 West 12th Avenue, with the applicant team and City staff available to answer any questions.

This application has been scheduled for the Development Permit Board on Monday, January 20, 2020 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 August 2, 2019, to be considered in the staff review. However, written comments will be considered up until the date of decision.



Contact: Chris Miller, Project Facilitator at chris.miller@vancouver.ca or 604.829.9783

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 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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