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January 25, 2017 Public Information Meeting

Jan 18, 2017

Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Variance Permit and Subdivision Application at 4959 Linden Drive, Delta, BC

The Corporation of Delta sent the following information to residents regarding a development application received by the Community Planning & Development Department for the above noted property in your neighbourhood. The application is to permit subdivision of the property at 4959 Linden Drive into four bare land strata lots with common access for the lots to the rear from a private road off Linden Drive. A single family dwelling would be constructed on each lot. 

A location map which shows the subject property is provided in Attachment A.  Also included in Attachment A, is a project data table which shows proposed lot sizes and the maximum permitted house sizes. 

In order to proceed the following are required: 

  • Official Community Plan Amendment to exempt the subject property from the minimum 12 m (39 ft) lot frontage requirement specified in Policy D.5 of the Ladner Area Plan in order to allow a lot frontage of 9.2 m (30 ft) and 10.4 m (34 ft) for proposed Lots 1 and 4 respectively fronting Linden Drive; 
  • Rezoning from RS4 Single Family (610 m2) Residential to RS8 Single Family (390 m2) Residential; 
  • Development Variance Permit to vary Section 636E of “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by reducing the minimum lot width from 13 m (43 ft) to 9.6 m (31 ft) for Lot 1, 12.8 m (42 ft) for Lots 2 and 3, and 9.9 m (32 ft) for Lot 4; and 
  • Exemption from the minimum 10% lot perimeter frontage requirement for subdivision under Section 512(1)(a) of the Local Government Act to allow the minimum required lot frontage for Lot 1 to be reduced from 10.4 m (34 ft) to 9.2 m (30 ft). 

You are invited to attend the Public Information Meeting being held to discuss this application at the time and location specified below: 


Wednesday, January 25, 2017


7:00 pm – 8:30 pm


McKee Seniors Recreation Centre (Hawthorne Room)

5155 47 Avenue, Delta, BC V4K 0A2

It should be noted that this application is at a preliminary stage, and has not gone to Council for their consideration.  Therefore, 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 me by: 




Community Planning & Development Department

The Corporation of Delta

4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent

Delta, B.C. V4K 3E2

Attention: Alex Cauduro, Planner





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. 

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.

Location Map

Project Data 




OCP Designation:

Schedule A


Schedule B.3

(Ladner Area Plan)


R One and Two Unit Residential


ISF Infill Single Family Residential


Policy D.5

Permit limited infill housing with narrower lots, of a minimum size of
12 m (39 ft) frontage and total minimum lot area of 370 m2 (3,983 ft2)


No change


No change


Exemption from Policy D.5 to permit limited infill housing with narrower lots, of a minimum size of 9.2 m (30 ft) and 10.4 m (34 ft) for Lots 1 and 4 and total minimum lot area of 357.3 m2 (3,846 ft2) for Lot 4.




Maximum Allowable Density

30 units per hectare

(12 units per acre)

No change


5 units per hectare

(2 units per acre)

21 units per hectare

(8 units per acre)





RS4 Single Family (610 m2) Residential

RS8 Single Family (390 m2) Residential

No. of Lots



Lot Size

1,899.5 m2 (20,446 ft2)

Lot 1: 389.1. m2 (4,188 ft2)

Lot 2: 428.2 m2 (4,609 ft2)

Lot 3: 428.6 m2 (4,613 ft2)

Lot 4: 357.3 m2 (3,846 ft2)


Private Road: 296.2 m2 (3,188 ft2)

Lot Width

25.6 m (84 ft)

Lot 1: 9.6 m (31 ft)

Lots 2 and 3: 12.8 m (42 ft)

Lot 4: 9.8 m (32 ft)


Private Road: 7 m (23 ft)

Average Lot Depth

73.2 m (240 ft)

Lot 1: 42 m (138 ft)

Lots 2 and 3: 33.5 m (110 ft)

Lot 4: 36.5 m (120 ft)


Permitted under RS4 Zone

Proposed under RS8 Zone

Maximum House Size






SF Dwelling:

599.9 m2 (6,457 ft2)

SF Dwelling:

Lot 1*: 194.5 m2 (2,094 ft2)

Lot 4*: 178.7 m2 (1,924 ft2)

Lots 2 and 3*: 214.1 m2 (2,305 ft2)


*Permitted under RS8 Zone:

Lot 1: 194.5 m2 (2,202 ft2)

Lot 2: 214.3 m2 (2,307 ft2)

Lot 3: 214.1 m2 (2,305 ft2)

Lot 4: 178.7 m2 (1,933 ft2)

Secondary Suite



Maximum No. of Storeys



Maximum Building Height to:

Roof Ridge





9.5 m (31 ft)



8 m (26 ft)



Lots 1 and 4: 9.1 m (30 ft)

Lots 2 and 3: 7.3 m (24 ft)


Lots 1 and 4: 7.4 m (24 ft)

Lots 2 and 3: 6.5 m (21 ft)




Zoning Bylaw:


Section 636E

Minimum Lot Width






13 m (43 ft)




Lot 1: 9.6 m (31 ft)

Lots 2 and 3: 12.8 m (42 ft)

Lot 4: 9.9 m (32 ft)