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December 6, 2016 Public Information Meeting

Nov 24, 2016

Proposed Neighbourhood Rezoning Application for Sunshine Village, Delta, BC

The Corporation of Delta has received a petition from Sunshine Village residents for neighbourhood rezoning. A location map which shows the area of the proposed rezoning is provided:  

As part of the residents’ application for neighbourhood rezoning, an information meeting will be held to inform you about the details of the proposed rezoning. You are invited to attend the Public Information Meeting being held to discuss this application: 


Tuesday, December 6, 2016


7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


North Delta Recreation Centre (Delta Room)

11415 84 Avenue

Delta, BC V4C 2L9

Properties within the Sunshine Village area are regulated under land use contracts (shown in green) or under current zoning (shown in orange), as illustrated in this map: 

This application by neighbourhood residents is at a preliminary stage and has not gone to Council for their consideration. Different aspects of the proposal may change as the application proceeds through the review process. Should you have any comments or concerns regarding the application, you may contact Nancy McLean by: 




Community Planning & Development Department

The Corporation of Delta

4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent

Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Attention: Nancy S. McLean




Any correspondence submitted to The Corporation of Delta with respect to the application will become public information under the Freedom of Information Act, so we would ask you to please provide your name, address, and telephone number in your correspondence or on the telephone and quote the above file number.  We would appreciate receiving your comments by January 16, 2017, to continue the application process. 

Please note that this is not a Public Hearing notice. If the application proceeds to a Public Hearing, you will receive a Public Hearing notice from The Corporation of Delta later in the process.

Existing and Proposed Regulations

This table compares the proposed neighbourhood zoning regulations with the existing regulations under land use contracts and with current zoning. 


Existing Regulations

Proposed New Regulations under Neighbourhoood Zoning


Properties with Land Use Contract*

*Specific details for each land use contract may vary and owners would need to review the details of the land use contract applicable to their property

Properties without Land Use Contract


RS1 Single Family Residential* or
CD Comprehensive Development Zone No. 319

*Subject to definitions and all other provisions of “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as amended

Comprehensive Development Zone with Land Use Contract Discharge

Maximum Building height:

7.6 m (25 ft) or

2.5 storeys, whichever is the lesser

To roof ridge:

9.5 m (31 ft)

To mid roof or top of a flat roof building:

8 m (26 ft)

To roof ridge:

8.5 m (28 ft)


Maximum Building height:


2.5 storeys or 7.6 m
(25 ft), whichever is the lesser

2.5 storeys

2.5 storeys

Maximum permitted house size for a single family dwelling


No maximum floor area in the land use contract; house size determined by setbacks and height


330 m2 (3,552 ft2) *

* depending on lot size

* plus a 50% in-ground

* plus up to 42 m2
(452 ft2) of garage area

a) 371.6 m2 (4,000 ft2)
including garage and
in-ground basement; or


b) size of a dwelling without
an in-ground basement
278.7 m2 (3,000 ft2)
including garage

Maximum site coverage

No maximum site coverage included in land use contract




Front setback

6 m (20 ft)

6.5 m (21 ft)

7.6 m (25 ft)

Rear setback

6 m (20 ft)

9 m (30 ft)

10.7 m (35 ft)

Side setback

0.9 m (3 ft) or 3 m (10 ft) on a flanking street

1.5 m (5 ft) or 3.5 m (11 ft) on a flanking street

1.8 m (6 ft) or 3 m (10 ft) on a flanking street

Secondary suite


No secondary suite permitted in land use contract

Permitted on lots with lot widths greater than 15 m (49 ft) with secondary suite parking that meets the zoning requirements

No secondary suite permitted


Accessory building

Maximum height

3.7 m (12 ft) or 1 storey, whichever is the lesser

4.6 m (15 ft) to the roof ridge

3.75 m (12 ft) to the mid roof or top of a flat roof building

2.4 m (8 ft) to the roof ridge


Accessory building

Maximum size

No maximum floor area in land use contract

20 m2 (215 ft2) floor area excluded from house cap

9.3 m2 (100 ft2)