1942 Venables Street - DP-2019-00768

Thomas Tsang Architect has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop on this site:

To alter and convert this existing one family character dwelling to a multiple conversion dwelling (Building 1) containing 2 dwelling units and, to develop an infill one-family dwelling (Building 2) at the rear of the site, providing 2  parking spaces having vehicular access from the lane with:

  • Proposed FSR of 0.85 (approximately 3,403.4 sq. ft.);
  • Maintaining existing Height of 35’-11.25” for Main Building;
  • Proposed FSR of 0.25 for Infill Building (approximately 1005.75 sq. ft.)
  • Proposed Height of Infill building 25 ft.

Under the site’s existing RT-5 zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Director of Planning.


We welcome your written comments (letter or e-mail) on this development application. Comments should be received on, or before December 06 , 2019, to be considered in the staff review. However, comments will be considered up until the date of decision.



Contact: Aneela Atta , Project Coordinator,  aneela.atta@vancouver.ca , 604.829.9493

To assist you, a Glossary of key technical terms and a brief explanation of the application process is posted on our website at: development.vancouver.ca

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 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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