Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited Application at 6005 Highway 17A

File No. LU008527

Updates

Public Hearing

A Public Hearing for this application was held on May 1 and 2, 2018, in accordance with the Local Government Act, on proposed Bylaw No. 7761 pertaining to the application for an entertainment complex with a casino, hotel, multiple restaurants and meeting facilities on the property at 6005 Highway 17A.  Council gave the Bylaw third reading at the Meeting Following the Public Hearing. 

Application History

On Monday, April 9, 2018, Council considered the Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited application for the property at 6005 Highway 17A.  Council gave the Bylaw for the application first and second readings.  Click here for a copy of the Council report.

Summary of Public Consultation Process

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. hosted Public Information Meetings for this project on November 28, November 30 and December 11, 2017 as well as January 18, 2018.  The City of Delta hosted Public Information Meetings on February 1, 7 and 8, 2018.  Details regarding the times and locations for these meetings are provided below.

Location Map

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Overview

The purpose of this application is to rezone a 4 ha (9.8 ac) portion of the 4.4 ha (10.8 ac) property at 6005 Highway 17A from C3 Commercial Tourist zone to Comprehensive Development Zone No. 495 to permit an entertainment complex with a casino, hotel, multiple restaurants and meeting facilities. 


Public Information Meetings Hosted by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited hosted Public Information Meetings for this application as follows:

LADNER AREA MEETINGS

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Location: Delta Town and Country Inn, 6005 Highway 17A

Times: 11 am – 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NORTH DELTA AREA MEETINGS

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Location: Kennedy Seniors’ Recreation Centre, 11760 88 Avenue

Times: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

TSAWWASSEN AREA MEETINGS

Date: Monday, December 11, 2017

Location: Tsawwassen Springs Clubhouse, 5133 Springs Boulevard

Times: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Note that an additional Public Information Meeting was held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Town and Country Inn site from 5 pm - 9 pm.


Public Information Meetings Hosted by City of Delta

The City of Delta hosted a series of Public Information Meetings for this application.  The purpose of these meetings was to provide information on the application and answer questions.  The meetings were held: 

Meeting #1

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Location: Harris Barn (4140 Arthur Drive)
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Open House)

Meeting #2

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Location: Sungod Recreation Centre (7815 112 Street)
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Open House)

Meeting #3

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Location: Harris Barn (4140 Arthur Drive)
Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Open House)  

Multi-Committee Meeting

As part of the consultation for this project, a multi-committee meeting was held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Harris Barn, 4140 Arthur Drive, Ladner. The following Committees of Council participated in this meeting:

  • “Invest in Delta” Mayor's Standing Committee (IDMSC)
  • Standing Committee on Finance (SCF)
  • Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC)
  • Community Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC)
  • Environment Advisory Committee (EAC)
  • Heritage Advisory Commission (HAC)
  • Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission (PRCC)
  • Transportation Technical Committee (TTC)

Delta staff, BCLC staff and representatives from Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited and their technical consultants provided a presentation.  Following the presentation, there was a question and answer period and a small group discussion by individual committees. Notes for the multi-committee meeting can be accessed here.

Reports and Related Documents

Contact Information

Planner:
Mike Ruskowski, Senior Planner
Phone: 604.946.3382
Fax: 604.946.4148
Email: mruskowski@delta.ca

Applicant:
Jeff Christianson, IBI Group
Phone: 604.683.8797
Email: jeff.christianson@ibigroup.com


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