650 West 41st Avenue - DP-2018-00166

Henriquez Partners Architects has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop on this site, consisting

• a mixed-use development with one and two levels of Retail and Office;
• 10 towers varying in heights of up to 44 storeys;
• 3 mid-rise buildings with Commercial, Office, and Residential Uses (including Social Housing, Market Rental, and Market units);
• a Civic Centre containing a new Community Centre, Library, Senior's Centre, Performance Spaces, and a
Child Daycare Facility;
• a 9-acre public park located partially on the roof top of the mall and partially at ground level; and

• all over three levels of underground parking.

Under the site’s existing CD-1 zoning, the application is“conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires
the decision of the Development Permit Board.

Two Community open houses have been scheduled at Oakridge Mall (entrance next to The Bay), 650 West 41st Avenue on the following days where the applicant team and City staff will be available to answer any questions.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 4:00 - 7:00pm and

Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 11:00 - 2:00pm

The Community Open Houses will be joint with the Vancouver Park Board who will be seeking feedback on the new park.  More information and a TalkVancouver survey in English and Chinese, will be available online at Vancouver.ca/oakridge-park by May 7th, 2018.

This application has been scheduled for the Development Permit Board on Monday, July 23, 2018 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 June 15 , 2018, to be considered in the staff review. However, written comments will be considered up until the date of decision.



Contact: Darren Lee, Project Facilitator, darren.lee@vancouver.ca  604.871.6703

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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