Council Meeting News: City of Coquitlam (July 31, 2023)

Here is the latest council news from the City of Coquitlam! Below you will find a summary of the residential development projects covered at the July 31, 2023, City of Coquitlam Regular Council Meeting.

City of Coquitlam – JuLY 31, 2023

717 Edgar Avenue 

Applicant McElhanney Ltd.

File No.: 08-3010-06/21110941 PROJ/1

Location/NCP:  Burquitlam Lougheed

Associated Project Summary: Six-unit multiplex development located in two buildings

Application Summary: The applicant is proposing: Rezone the subject site from RT-1 Infill Residential to RT-3 Multiplex Residential; Comprise a new multiplex development, comprised of two buildings with a floor area of 872.8 square metres and floor area ratio (FAR) of 0.85; Provide six dwelling units, each containing three bedrooms, ranging in size from 131.4 sq metres.

Outcome: Third Reading

Name In Favour Opposed No Vote Indicated*
Mayor Richard Stewart X  
Councillor Brent Asmundson   Absent 
Councillor Matt Djonlic X    
Councillor Craig Hodge X  
Councillor Steve Kim X  
Councillor Trish Mandewo X  
Councillor Dennis Marsden X
Councillor Robert Mazzarolo X  
Councillor Terri Towner X    

*Column includes votes of those who did not actively participate when the vote was called. Learn more at the bottom of this post.

3469 Baycrest Avenue                                              

Applicant Noura Homes

File No.: 08-3360-20/19 106854 RZ/1

Location/NCP:  Partington Creek

Associated Project Summary: 16 Townhouse units in three blocks

Application Summary: The applicant is proposing to: Rezone the subject site from RS-2 One-Family Suburban Residential to RT-2 Townhouse Residential to facilitate the development of 16 townhouse units comprised of three buildings; A 0.77 Floor Area Ratio (FAR) with a combined floor area of 2, 773 square metres (sq. m) (29,844 square feet (sq. ft.)); Units are ranging in size from 141. 3 sq. m (1, 521 sq. ft.) to 194. 9 sq. m (2,097 sq. ft.) with units offering two (18.75%), three (50.0%) and four (31. 25%) bedrooms; and Five units (31.25%) have tandem parking spaces.

Outcome: Third Reading

Name In Favour Opposed No Vote Indicated*
Mayor Richard Stewart X  
Councillor Brent Asmundson    Absent
Councillor Matt Djonlic X    
Councillor Craig Hodge X  
Councillor Steve Kim X  
Councillor Trish Mandewo X  
Councillor Dennis Marsden X
Councillor Robert Mazzarolo X  
Councillor Terri Towner X    

*Column includes votes of those who did not actively participate when the vote was called. Learn more at the bottom of this post.

701 and 703 Delestre Avenue                                          

Applicant Pacific West Architecture Inc

File No.: 08-3010-06/22 119156 PROJ/1

Location/NCP:  Burquitlam-Lougheed

Associated Project Summary: One six-storey apartment building with 61 rental units

Application Summary: The applicant is proposing to: Consolidate two single-family lots; Rezone the site from RS-1 One-Family Residential to RM-3 Multi-Storey Medium Density Apartment Residential; Construct one six-storey apartment building over an underground parkade at a density of 2.53 floor area ratio (FAR); and Enter into a Housing Agreement to secure the delivery of 61 residential rental units, including six three-bedroom units (10% of total).

Outcome: Third Reading

Name In Favour Opposed No Vote Indicated*
Mayor Richard Stewart X  
Councillor Brent Asmundson   Absent 
Councillor Matt Djonlic X    
Councillor Craig Hodge X  
Councillor Steve Kim X  
Councillor Trish Mandewo X  
Councillor Dennis Marsden X
Councillor Robert Mazzarolo X  
Councillor Terri Towner X    

*Column includes votes of those who did not actively participate when the vote was called. Learn more at the bottom of this post.

702, 706, 710 and 712 Como Lake Avenue, and 705, 707, 711 and 715 Grover Avenue                                          

Applicant Marcon Properties Ltd.

File No.: 08-3010-06/22 115256 PROJ/1

Location/NCP:  Burquitlam-Lougheed

Associated Project Summary: Seven-storey apartment building containing 165 dwelling units

Application Summary: The applicant is proposing to: Consolidate eight single family lots and rezone the site from RT-1 Infill Residential and RS-3 One-Family Residential to RM-3 Multi-Storey Medium Density Apartment Residential; Construct one seven-storey stratified apartment building with 165 dwelling units, inclusive of eight studio units (4.8%), 85 one-bedroom units (51.6%), 54 two-bedroom units (32.7%), and 18 three-bedroom units (10.9%) – of which 33 of all dwelling units (20%) will be adaptable; and Develop a total gross floor area of 11,591.8 square metres (m2) (124,773 square feet {ft2)) with a total FAR of 2.4.

Outcome: Third Reading

Name In Favour Opposed No Vote Indicated*
Mayor Richard Stewart X  
Councillor Brent Asmundson    Absent
Councillor Matt Djonlic X    
Councillor Craig Hodge X  
Councillor Steve Kim X  
Councillor Trish Mandewo X  
Councillor Dennis Marsden X
Councillor Robert Mazzarolo X  
Councillor Terri Towner X    

*Column includes votes of those who did not actively participate when the vote was called. Learn more at the bottom of this post.

Would you like to learn more about the items covered at this Coquitlam Council Meeting? Agendas, meeting minutes, and videos can be found on the City’s website HERE, or give us a shout to discuss.

Note: Each member present at a meeting must vote on the matter being decided. If a council or board member does not indicate how they vote, they are deemed to have voted in the affirmative. In other words, they cannot abstain from voting, unless they may not participate because of a conflict of interest and have followed the procedure for dealing with various types of prohibited conflicts of interest under the Community Charter. Source: Government of BC’s local government council and board procedures.

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