Council Meeting News: Coquitlam Pushes Projects Forward (Sept 26, 2022)

Here is the latest council news from the City of Coquitlam! Below you will find a summary of the development-related items covered at the September 26th, 2022 City of Coquitlam Public Hearing and Council Meeting.

City of coquitlam – September 26 Public hearing

3553, 3557, 3563 and 3575 Victoria Drive

  • Applicant: Infinity Properties (Baycrest) Ltd.
  • Location/NCP: Partington Creek / Northeast Coquitlam
  • Associated Project Summary: 66 Townhouse units (26 three-bedroom, 7 three-bedroom and den, and 33 four-bedroom) in 14 Buildings
  • Application Summary: Amend OCP to amend the land use designations of portions of the subject properties to Townhousing. There is also an associate road cancellation application in process.
  • Outcome: 3rd reading (UNANIMOUSLY)
NameIn FavourOpposedAbstain
Mayor Richard StewartX
Councillor Brent AsmundsonX
Councillor Craig HodgeX
Councillor Steve KimX
Councillor Trish MandewoX
Councillor Dennis MarsdenX
Councillor Teri TownerX
Councillor Chris WilsonX

628, 630, 632, 634, 636, 638 Claremont Street, 635, 637, 639, 641, 643, 645 Gardena Drive

  • Applicant: lntracorp
  • Location/NCP: Oakdale
  • Associated Project Summary: Two residential condo towers – one 42-storey and one 16-storey (49 studios, 177 one-bedroom, 82 one-bedroom and den, 157 two bedroom, 7 two-bedroom and den, and 54 three-bedroom) for a total of 526 units – as well as two six-storey purpose-built rental buildings (26 studios, 106 one-bedroom, 63 two-bedroom, 23 three-bedroom), for a total of 189 market rental units and 29 below-market rental units.
  • Application Summary: Rezone the subject properties from RS-1 One-Family Residential to CD-36 Comprehensive Development Zone – 36. A road cancellation application is also in process in association with the application.
  • Outcome: 3rd reading (UNANIMOUSLY)
NameIn FavourOpposedAbstain
Mayor Richard StewartX
Councillor Brent AsmundsonX
Councillor Craig HodgeX
Councillor Steve KimX
Councillor Trish MandewoX
Councillor Dennis MarsdenX
Councillor Teri TownerX
Councillor Chris WilsonX

2954, 2966, 2976 Pheasant Street, 2960, 2968 Christmas Way and 2950 Lougheed Highway

  • Applicant: Marcon
  • NCP: City Centre
  • Associated Project Summary: nine tower mixed-use master development plan with approximately 4,000 residential units and office, hotel, and retail uses.
  • Application Summary: Rezone the subject properties from CS-1 Service Commercial and M-1 General Industrial to CD-35 Comprehensive Development Zone – 35 and P-5 Special Park. There is also an associate road cancellation application in process.
  • Outcome: 3rd reading (UNANIMOUSLY)
NameIn FavourOpposedAbstain
Mayor Richard StewartX
Councillor Brent AsmundsonX
Councillor Craig HodgeX
Councillor Steve KimX
Councillor Trish MandewoX
Councillor Dennis MarsdenX
Councillor Teri TownerX
Councillor Chris WilsonX

Facilitate Commercial Space

  • Summary: Amend City of Coquitlam Zoning Bylaw No. 3000, 1996 in order to increase the provision of commercial space in the Austin Heights and Maillardville neighbourhoods and allow for the option of commercial space in medium-density apartments.
  • Outcome: 4th (final) reading (UNANIMOUSLY)
NameIn FavourOpposedAbstain
Mayor Richard StewartX
Councillor Brent AsmundsonX
Councillor Craig HodgeX
Councillor Steve KimX
Councillor Trish MandewoX
Councillor Dennis MarsdenX
Councillor Teri TownerX
Councillor Chris WilsonX

City Centre Streetscape Guidelines and Proposed City Centre Area Plan

  • Summary: Amend OCP to integrate the concept of micromobility in the City Centre Area Plan and support the implementation of the recently endorsed City Centre Streetscape Guidelines.
  • Outcome: 4th (final) reading (UNANIMOUSLY)
NameIn FavourOpposedAbstain
Mayor Richard StewartX
Councillor Brent AsmundsonX
Councillor Craig HodgeX
Councillor Steve KimX
Councillor Trish MandewoX
Councillor Dennis MarsdenX
Councillor Teri TownerX
Councillor Chris WilsonX

City of coquitlam – september 26 Council Meeting

In addition to the public hearing items, the below development items were all carried by City Council (unanimously):

  • Conservation Permit Application 22 114279 CP – 225 North Road (Applicant: Translink)
  • Final Approval of Development Application at 231 Lebleu Street (Applicant: Vivid Green Architecture Inc.)
  • Third Reading Extension (12 months) of Development Application at 602, 612 and 618 Clarke Road, 605 and 625 Como Lake Avenue and 620 Lea Avenue (Applicant: Intergulf)
  • Given first reading and referred to Public Hearing: Development Application at 647, 651 and 655 Harrison Avenue (PROJ 21-106, Applicant: Forte Living Corporation)
  • Given first reading and referred to Public Hearing: Development Application at 620, 624 Harrison Avenue & 623, 629 Kemsley Avenue (PROJ 21-068, Applicant: Canada West Development Ltd.)
  • Given first reading and referred to Public Hearing: Development Application at 604, 608, 612,616 Harrison Avenue and 605, 609, 615 Kemsley Avenue (PROJ 21-061, Applicant: Wanson Development LTD.)
  • Endorsement of Child Care Incentive Policy and Child Care Partnership Reserve Fund Policy, plus first, second and third readings given to the Child Care Partnership Reserve Fund Establishment Bylaw

If you’d like to learn more about these items, agendas, meeting minutes, and videos can be found on the City’s website HERE, or give us a shout to discuss.

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