1.42 Acres Once Slated For Non-Profit Housing, now to be city’s fourth-tallest high-rise to echo Vancouver House opposite, to create new “Granville Gateway”.
It’s time the City of Vancouver looked at directly providing city lands for community and housing uses, rather than relying upon massive and intrusive developer-led projects such as this destructive ‘Vancouver Gateway’ concept.
The City of Vancouver has received an application from GBL Architects Ltd. for development that was designated for social housing to a new Comprehensive Development (CD-1) District to permit the development of a 53-storey, mixed-use building, consisting of:
RECOMMENDATION to Council June 21, 2020 (pdf): REFERRAL REPORT – DOWNLOAD PDF
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED: Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 6 pm.
Development Application received: February 25 2021
Accepting public comments: April 27 → May 12 2021
Virtual open house: May 10 → May 16 2021
Development Permit Board decision: TBD
Anyone may attend the virtual Development Permit Board meeting and speak on this application.
Review the application and referral report then write to city hall with your comments. Now is the chance for taxpayers and citizens to scrutinize the details and ensure the City puts #LiveabilityFirst for this public land on behalf of the people it serves, the people of Vancouver.
Get Involved – Development Permit Board Meeting TO BE DETERMINED. Commenting helps the Director of Planning consider if the application needs to be revised. There are three to four ways to give your feedback about the development application.
Review the Referral Report, Application, and Urban Design Panel Minutes and Comment Online.
Accepting public comments.
Write a Letter to the Editor in support of the False Creek North Official Development Plan and to deny the Application at 601 Beach Crescent.
Share this Application to Social Media. When you post use the hashtags #LiveabilityFirst #PinnacleTower
Talk to your friends and neighbours. Make sure they are aware of what is being planned for that site. Ask them to sign the online petition if they agree with your concerns.
Now that you’ve reviewed the application, its time to share your feedback. What are your thoughts on the application?
You may want to consider:
How does the application affect the immediate surroundings?
Does the application include a strong quality of life for the social housing residents?
What are your concerns about the application and how should they be addressed?
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