569 Great Northern Way - DE419971

Perkins + Will Architects has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop this site with a
7-storey office building and a 1-storey retail building. The proposal includes the following:

• Total floor area of 14,715 m2 (14,429 m2 for office and286 m2 for retail);

• Building height of approximately 30.48 metres for theoffice building and 7.32 metres for the retail building;

• 474 underground parking spaces accessed from CarolinaStreet;

• Provision of a new public plaza and pedestrian spineproviding access to the proposed buildings andconnections through the Great Northern Way Campus.

The maximum heights for this site were approved by Council at Public Hearing on December 15, 2015 in a rezoning process whereby the text of CD-1 (402) (Comprehensive Development) District By-law for Great Northern Way Campus, Sub Area 3 for Maximum Building Heights was amended to:

    • decrease the maximum height within Area A from 18.29 m (60 ft.) to 7.62 m (25 ft.)
    • allow an increase in height within Area B from 18.29 m (60 ft.) to 30.48 m (100 ft.)

No increase to the overall density was proposed.

For more information on that rezoning process, please visit the following link:


We welcome your written comments (letter or e-mail) on this development application. Comments should be received on, or before April 1 , 2016, to be considered in the staff review. However, comments will be considered up until the date of decision.


Contact: Troy Tenney, Project Facilitator, troy.tenney@vancouver.ca , 604.871.6022

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 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) 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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