898 Main Street - Temporary Modular Housing - DP-2018-00763

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to provide Temporary Modular Housing on this site. The proposal includes the following:

    • Three-storey building containing 52 social housing units;
    • A Floor Space Ratio of 0.12 (approximately 24,789 sq.ft.); and
    • A maximum building height of 46.6 ft.

Under the site’s existing M-1 zoning the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Director of Planning.

To learn more, join us at a Community Open House:

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Vancouver Buddhist Temple

220 Jackson Avenue

Vancouver, BC

You are welcome to drop by the open house at your convenience to speak with staff representatives.


We welcome your written comments (letter or e-mail) on these development applications. Comments should be received on, or before September 24, 2018 , to be considered in the staff review. However, written 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 Director of Planning 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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