1068-1090 Burnaby St and 1318 Thurlow St rezoning application

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Revised submission (June 2024)

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone the subject site from RM-5A (Residential) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is to allow for the development of a 32-storey residential rental building and includes:

  • 300 units with 20% of the floor area for below-market rental units;
  • A floor space ratio (FSR) of 12.63;
  • A building height of 89.2 m (293 ft.); and
  • 122 vehicle parking spaces and 529 bicycle parking spaces.

This is a revised submission from a previous proposal originally submitted December 2022. These revisions bring the application into compliance with the Criteria for 100% Secured Rental and Below-Market Housing as an Alternative to Inclusionary Social Housing in the Burrard Corridor of the West End Community Plan. Key changes from the previous version include:

  • Removal of social housing and replacement with developer-owned below-market rental units;
  • Redesign of the building and units;
  • Provision of more indoor amenity space.

Application drawings and statistics on this webpage are posted as-submitted to the City. Following staff review, the final project statistics are documented within the referral report.

Original submission (December 2022) - Superceded

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone the subject site from RM-5A (Residential) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is to allow for the development of a 34-storey residential rental building and includes:

  • 287 units and 10% floor area for social housing;
  • A floor space ratio (FSR) of 12.25;
  • A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and
  • 125 vehicle parking spaces and 515 bicycle parking spaces.

This application is being considered under the Criteria for 100% Secured Rental and Below-Market Housing as an Alternative to Inclusionary Social Housing in the Burrard Corridor of the West End Community Plan.

Application drawings and statistics on this webpage are posted as-submitted to the City. Following staff review, the final project statistics are documented within the referral report.

Original application video flythrough - Superceded





Revised submission (June 2024)

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone the subject site from RM-5A (Residential) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is to allow for the development of a 32-storey residential rental building and includes:

  • 300 units with 20% of the floor area for below-market rental units;
  • A floor space ratio (FSR) of 12.63;
  • A building height of 89.2 m (293 ft.); and
  • 122 vehicle parking spaces and 529 bicycle parking spaces.

This is a revised submission from a previous proposal originally submitted December 2022. These revisions bring the application into compliance with the Criteria for 100% Secured Rental and Below-Market Housing as an Alternative to Inclusionary Social Housing in the Burrard Corridor of the West End Community Plan. Key changes from the previous version include:

  • Removal of social housing and replacement with developer-owned below-market rental units;
  • Redesign of the building and units;
  • Provision of more indoor amenity space.

Application drawings and statistics on this webpage are posted as-submitted to the City. Following staff review, the final project statistics are documented within the referral report.

Original submission (December 2022) - Superceded

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone the subject site from RM-5A (Residential) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is to allow for the development of a 34-storey residential rental building and includes:

  • 287 units and 10% floor area for social housing;
  • A floor space ratio (FSR) of 12.25;
  • A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and
  • 125 vehicle parking spaces and 515 bicycle parking spaces.

This application is being considered under the Criteria for 100% Secured Rental and Below-Market Housing as an Alternative to Inclusionary Social Housing in the Burrard Corridor of the West End Community Plan.

Application drawings and statistics on this webpage are posted as-submitted to the City. Following staff review, the final project statistics are documented within the referral report.

Original application video flythrough - Superceded





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The opportunity to ask questions through the Q&A is available from June 14, 2023 to June 27, 2023. 

We post all questions as-is and aim to respond within two business days. Some questions may require coordination with internal departments and additional time may be needed to post a response.

Please note that the comment form will remain open after the Q&A period. The Rezoning Planner can also be contacted directly for any further feedback or questions.

  • Share A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and - how many floors high will this be? Is the rendering an accurate reflection in relation to the height (stories please for layman terms) of the neighbouring buildings? It does not look like it is. It is hard to get a real picture without the understandable information. thank you on Facebook Share A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and - how many floors high will this be? Is the rendering an accurate reflection in relation to the height (stories please for layman terms) of the neighbouring buildings? It does not look like it is. It is hard to get a real picture without the understandable information. thank you on Twitter Share A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and - how many floors high will this be? Is the rendering an accurate reflection in relation to the height (stories please for layman terms) of the neighbouring buildings? It does not look like it is. It is hard to get a real picture without the understandable information. thank you on Linkedin Email A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and - how many floors high will this be? Is the rendering an accurate reflection in relation to the height (stories please for layman terms) of the neighbouring buildings? It does not look like it is. It is hard to get a real picture without the understandable information. thank you link

    A building height of 89.8 m (294.6 ft.); and - how many floors high will this be? Is the rendering an accurate reflection in relation to the height (stories please for layman terms) of the neighbouring buildings? It does not look like it is. It is hard to get a real picture without the understandable information. thank you

    Trish888 asked 12 months ago

    This proposal is for a 34-storey building. You can see elevations (side profiles) of the building starting on page 78 of the application booklet. Note that the current proposal includes a “decorative” architectural roof above the top floor that covers the rooftop mechanical equipment. The architectural roof stands 3 m (10 ft.) higher above the top floor. 

    In addition to the renderings, the applicant has provided schematic diagrams showing how the proposed building compares with the streetscape, starting on page 22 of the application booklet. Note that the streetscape outlines include both existing buildings and recently approved, but not yet constructed buildings.

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