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 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


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

Mills Road Single-family Development (Westcor Lands)

File No. 3360-2019-06

The District of Sechelt has received a rezoning application for the lower portion of Lot 12 on Mills Road, currently addressed as 5410 Mills Road. Westcor Lands Ltd. has applied to rezone the lower portion of Lot 12 Block E and F District Lot 4294 Plan 20152 from Residential 3 (R-3) to Residential 1 (R-1). The intent is to allow a four-lot
subdivision with 500 m2 minimum lot sizes.

Staff Reports

2020-02-05 Council Report for First Reading

Additional Resources

Proposed Subdivision Plan

Silverstone Care Centre (Trellis)

File No. 3360-2019-06

Trellis is proposing a 132 bedroom seniors housing project as part of the Silverstone Long Term Care Home. The proposed facility would provide daily care and nursing services and operates under the Community Care and Assisted Living Act and in accordance with the Residential Care Regulation and the Home and Community Care Policy Manual.

The facility would be comprised of 128 bedrooms in eight secure housing units, each with 16 bedrooms located in four wings that are linked through a central core structure. There would be a four bedroom hospice attached to one wing with potential expansion to it for an additional four bedrooms.

Staff Reports

2020-20-05 Council Report for Permission to Proceed

2020-03-03 Council Report for First Reading

Additional Resources


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

2020-04-01 First Reading Council 

Additional Resources

Project Proposal