High Rise Development Application at 75A Avenue and 120 Street

Updates – Revised Application


A public information session was held by the applicant on July 3, 2019 at the North Delta Recreation Centre. A copy of the display boards from the meeting is available here.

The applicant has revised the application to include an affordable housing component which would see 70 units (20%) offered under the Affordable Home Ownership Program in partnership with BC Housing.  The building form and height remain the same, but the total number of dwelling units has increased from 294 to 335. The affordable housing component of the application will be reviewed by the Community Liveability Advisory Committee on July 11, 2019 (7 pm in the Annacis Room at Delta City Hall). The public are welcome to attend this meeting as observers only. Below is a comparison of the December 2018 and April 2019 proposals:

Proposal Date

December 2018

April 2019

Height

35-storey tower on a 4-storey podium and 3-storey townhouses

No change

Floor Space Ratio

4.24 (gross)

No change

Total No. of Units

No. of Apartment Units

No. of Townhouse Units

294

280


14

335

329


6

No. of Affordable* Units

0

70 (20% of all units)

No. of Adaptable Units

58 (20% of apartment units)

66 (20% of apartment units)

Childcare Facility

274.2 m2 (2,951 ft2)

No change

Parking

554 parking spaces which exceeded regulations (Scott Road proximity reduction not proposed)

554 parking spaces which meets regulations (including a reduction for Scott Road proximity)

Outdoor Amenity Area

1,753 m2 (18,869 ft2) which exceeded the outdoor amenity requirements of 6 m2 per unit or a total of 1,680 m2 (18,083 ft2) based on the number of apartment units

No change, but the outdoor amenity area does not meet the minimum requirements of 6 m2 per unit or a total of 1,974m2 (21,248 ft2) based on the new number of apartment units

No. of 1 Br/1 Br & Den

75

151

Size of 1 Br/1 Br & Den

45.6 m2 – 75.3 m2
(491 ft2 – 811 ft2)

No change

No. of 2 Plus Br

205

178

Size of 2 Plus Br

68 m2 – 150 m2
(732 ft2 – 1,615 ft2)

68 m2 – 141.1 m2
(732 ft2 – 1,519 ft2)

Size of Townhouses

101 m2 – 151.3 m2
(1,087 ft2 – 1,629 ft2)

149.7 m2 – 151.2 m2
(1,611 ft2 – 1,628 ft2)

*The Affordable Home Ownership Program is delivered by BC Housing to support the development of new, affordable homes for eligible home buyers. Subject to other home buyer eligibility, the combined gross household income of all individuals on title must not exceed the Middle Income Limit defined by BC Housing:

  1. For residential units with less than two (2) bedrooms, a gross household income that does not exceed the 75th income percentile for coupleswithout children, as determined by BC Housing.For 2019, this figure is $112,410.
  2. For residential units with two (2) or more bedrooms, a gross household income that does not exceed the 75th income percentile for families with children, as determined by BC Housing.For 2019, this figure is $155,510.

A copy of the City of Delta’s June 2019 mailout to residents is available here.

Location Map

Overview

The purpose of this application is to permit the properties at 7551, 7565, 7595 and 7597 120 Street and 7592 119A Street to be consolidated and developed into a mixed-use project with a 35-storey residential building with commercial space, childcare space and townhouse units at the ground level. A total of 335 residential units is proposed. A new access lane would be established off Scott Road at the north end of the development site. This would allow right in/out access from Scott Road in addition to the vehicular access from 119A Street. Access to the underground parking would be from the new lane and would accommodate vehicle movements to 119A Street and Scott Road. The following are components of this application:

  1. Official Community Plan Amendment
    • To change the land use designation in Schedule A from Multi-Unit Residential (MR) to Mixed-Use (MU); and
    • To change the land use designation in the North Delta Future Land Use Plan in Schedule C.1 from Medium Density Residential (Scott Road) (MDR(SR)) to Mixed-Use (North Delta) 5 (MU(ND)5).
  2. Rezoning
    • To rezone the subject properties from Duplex/Single Detached Residential 3 (RD3) to a Comprehensive Development Zone to permit a 35-storey mixed-use building containing 329 apartment units, 82.2 m2 (885 ft2) of commercial space (e.g. coffee shop), and 274.2 m2 (2,951 ft2) of childcare facility space. Six townhouse dwelling units are also proposed along 119A Street for a total of 335 units.
  3. Development Permit for Form and Character
    • The property is located within the Scott Road Corridor Development Permit Area. This development permit area contains guidelines for the form and character of buildings and landscaping.
  4. Road Closure
    • To close an approximate 165.3 m2 (1,779 ft2) portion of the lane way between the rear portion of the properties at 7592 119A Street and 7595 and 7597 120 Street.
  5. Subdivision
    • To consolidate the five subject properties and portion of lane way to be closed into one development site.

Contact Information

Planner:
Tanya Mitchner
t: 604-952-3472
f: 604-946-4148
e: tmitchner@delta.ca 

Applicant:
Aloke Chowdhury, Hari Homes Incorporated
t: 604-593-5568
e: harihomes.act@gmail.com

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