Current Development Applications

The District of Sechelt welcomes your interest in development applications currently proposed in the District. Major development applications that are of public interest are listed below along with links to additional information.

Residents have the opportunity to be part of the development process by attending and sharing input at a Public Meeting or Public Hearing or connecting with the District directly. For information on current applications, please contact the Planning Department at planning@sechelt.ca.

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Rezonings

5547 Trail Avenue (CityState)

File Number: 3360-2020-05

The District of Sechelt has received a rezoning application for 5547 Trail Avenue. CityState Consulting has applied to reduce the minimum parcel size from 700 m2 to 350 m2 in the Residential Village Infill Zone 2A (R-2A) Zone to facilitate a two-lot subdivision. The intent is to retain the existing single family home and construct a new home on the  proposed lot fronting Starfish Lane. This application is consistent with the District of Sechelt Official Community Plan.

Staff Reports

2021-03-03 Council Report - 3rd Reading

2021-03-17 Council Report - 3rd Reading Amended

Additional Resources

1 Application

2 Referral

3 Referral Comments

4 Staff Reports and Council Motions

5 Bylaws

6 Public Comments

7 Miscellaneous

4465 Sunshine Coast Highway (Habitat for Humanity)

File No. 3360-2020-08

The District of Sechelt has received a development application from Habitat for Humanity to rezone the property to allow for the construction of a fourplex rather than a duplex as part of the final phase. This would result in two additional units, for a total of 16 dwellings in the Sunshine Coast Village development.

Staff Report

2021-01-20 Council Report for 1st Reading

2021-03-03 Council Report for 2nd Reading

Notice of Waived Public Hearing

5546 Inlet Avenue (Legion No. 140)

File 3360-2020-06

 

The District has received a rezoning application for 5546 Inlet Avenue. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 140 (“Legion”) has presented a rezoning application to add Neighbourhood Pub as a site-specific use at 5546 Inlet Avenue. The intent of the application is to facilitate redevelopment of the property and to enable the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 140 to operate on the subject property under the use of Neighbourhood Pub.

 

Staff Reports

2020-12-16 Council Report - 1st Reading

2021-03-03 Council Report - 2nd Reading

Additional Resources

1 Application

2 Referral

3 Referral Comments

4 Project Plans and Drawings

5 Staff and Council Reports

6 Powerpoint Presentations

7 Legion 140 Bylaw

8 Public Comments

5638 Inlet Avenue (Sunshine Coast Community Services)

File No. 3360-2020-01

The District of Sechelt has received a development application from M'akola Development Services on behalf of Sunshine Coast Community Services Society to rezone the property to allow a six-storey mixed-use development. The proposal includes 34 residential units for women and women with children impacted by violence, two-floors of office space for SCCSS, and potentially additional program space on the northern portion of the site.

The application seeks to allow a site-specific increase to maximum building height to 22.0 m or six storeys due to the building footprint constraints imposed by the BC Hydro transmission lines located on the property.

Staff Reports

2021-01-20 Council Report for 3rd Reading

Additional Resources

1 Application

2 Referral

3 Referral Comments

4 Project Plans and Drawings

5 Staff Reports and Council Motions

6 Presentations

7 Bylaw

8 Public Comments

 

5410 Mills Road Multi-Family Development (Westcor Lands)

File No. 3360-2020-02

Westcor Lands Ltd. has applied to rezone the subject property from Residential 3 (R-3) to Residential 4 (R-4) to facilitate the development of 44 townhouse units consisting of:

  • 11 buildings, each consisting of four attached townhouse units.
  • 32 three-bedroom townhouse units.
  • 12 three-bedroom townhouse units including secondary "lock-off" suites.
  • A central shared green space.

A change in land use designation is required from Residential to Multi-family/Mixed Residential to allow the proposed density of 44 - 56 units/ha.

A reduction to off-street parking requirements from 2 spaces to 1.5 spaces per townhouse and a reduction of the front and rear lot line setback from 7.5 m to 4.6 m is also requested.

Staff Reports

2020-06-03 Council Report for Permission to Proceed

2021-03-17 Council Report

2021-04-21 Council Report

Additional Resources

Applicants Proposal Package

Mixed-Use Development at Wharf Avenue and Porpoise Bay Road (Wade)

File No. 3360-2016-15

The District of Sechelt has received a rezoning application for the Lot 19, 20, and 21 at Wharf Avenue and Porpoise Bay Road. W2 Group has applied to rezone the property to a facilitate the development of a five-storey mixed-use building with 40 residential units.

Staff Reports

2020-05-15 Council Report for First Reading (Attachments)

Additional Resources

Applicants Proposal Package
Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-307, 2020

Development Variance Permits

5423 Selma Park Road (Fluker)

File: 3090-2021-01

A Development Variance Permit application to vary the District of Sechelt Zoning Bylaw No. 25, 1987.  The proposed variance is to increase the permitted floor area of a secondary suite.

Staff Report:

2021-02-17 Council Report

2021-04-07 Council Report