High Rise Development Application at 75A Avenue and 120 Street

Updates

The applicant has revised the application to increase the total number of units from 294 to 335 in order to provide 20% of the units (70 units) as affordable housing under the Affordable Home Ownership Program in partnership with BC Housing.

A Council Workshop on this proposal was held on May 13, 2019 at the Kennedy Seniors Centre. A link to the workshop memo and presentations are available at the bottom of this page, dated May 13, 2019.

Location Map

Overview

The purpose of this application is to permit the properties at 7551, 7565, 7595 and 7597 120 Street and 7592 119A Street to be consolidated and developed into a mixed-use project with a 35-storey residential building with commercial space, childcare space and townhouse units at the ground level. A total of 335 residential units is proposed. A new access lane would be established off Scott Road at the north end of the development site. This would allow right in/out access from Scott Road in addition to the vehicular access from 119A Street. Access to the underground parking would be from the new lane and would accommodate vehicle movements to 119A Street and Scott Road. The following are components of this application:

  1. Official Community Plan Amendment
    • To change the land use designation in Schedule A from Multi-Unit Residential (MR) to Mixed-Use (MU); and
    • To change the land use designation in the North Delta Future Land Use Plan in Schedule C.1 from Medium Density Residential (Scott Road) (MDR(SR)) to Mixed-Use (North Delta) 5 (MU(ND)5).
  2. Rezoning
    • To rezone the subject properties from Duplex/Single Detached Residential 3 (RD3) to a Comprehensive Development Zone to permit a 35-storey mixed-use building containing 329 apartment units, 82.2 m2 (885 ft2) of commercial space (e.g. coffee shop), and 274.2 m2 (2,951 ft2) of childcare facility space. Six townhouse dwelling units are also proposed along 119A Street for a total of 335 units.
  3. Development Permit for Form and Character
    • The property is located within the Scott Road Corridor Development Permit Area. This development permit area contains guidelines for the form and character of buildings and landscaping.
  4. Road Closure
    • To close an approximate 163.3 m2 (1,779 ft2) portion of the lane way between the rear portion of the properties at 7592 119A Street and 7595 and 7597 120 Street.
  5. Subdivision
    • To consolidate the five subject properties and portion of lane way to be closed into one development site.

Summary of Application Changes between December 2018 and April 2019

Proposal Date

December 2018

April 2019

Height

35-storey tower on a
4-storey podium and
3-storey townhouses

No change

Floor Space Ratio

4.24 (gross)

No change

Total No. of Units

294

335

No. of Apartment Units

280

329

No. of Townhouse Units

14

6

No. of Affordable Units

0

70 (20% of all units)

No. of Adaptable Units

58 (20% of apartment units)

66 (20% of apartment units)

Daycare Amenity

274.2 m2 (2,951 ft2)

No change

Parking

554 parking spaces which exceeded regulations (15% Scott Road proximity reduction not proposed)

560 parking spaces which meets regulations with 15% Scott Road proximity reduction

Outdoor Amenity Area

1,753 m2 (18,869 ft2) which met the outdoor amenity requirements

No change; but the outdoor amenity area does not meet the minimum requirements of 1,974 m2 (21,248 ft2) based on the new number of apartment units

No. of 1 Br/1 Br & Den

75

151

Size of 1 Br/1 Br & Den

45.6 m2 – 75.3 m2
(491 ft2 – 811 ft2)

No change

No. of 2 Plus Br

205

178

Size of 2 Plus Br

68 m2 – 150 m2
(732 ft2 – 1,615 ft2)

68 m2 – 141.1 m2
(732 ft2 – 1,519 ft2)

Size of Townhouses

101 m2 – 151.3 m2
(1,087 ft2 – 1,629 ft2)

149.7 m2 – 151.2 m2
(1,611 ft2 – 1628 ft2)

Contact Information

Planner:
Tanya Mitchner
t: 604-952-3472
f: 604-946-4148
e: tmitchner@delta.ca 

Applicant:
Aloke Chowdhury, Hari Homes Incorporated
t: 604-593-5568
e: harihomes.act@gmail.com

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