City of Vancouver development applications snapshot, 1-Aug-2017

A tech-savvy citizen is voluntarily producing two handy online maps (click bottom right to switch between rezoning and development applications):

As a free public service CityHallWatch takes a monthly snapshot of the Development Applications listed on the City of Vancouver website.

Our count for 1-Aug-2017 shows 37 “DE” applications and 137 “DP” applications (excluding 1 MMRU – Medical Marijuana-Related Use Development Applications). Of the 144 DE & DP numbers, 17 are “concurrent with rezoning.” The “Centerm Port Expansion Project” is listed without a number. Two applications are “revised,” one is “on hold,” and 1 is “unscheduled from the Development Permit Board.” Some may have also had a change of address, a mysterious and tricky practice.

Anyone interested in these projects is also encouraged to periodically check the Urban Design Panel (UDP) and Development Permit Board (DPB) schedules, as many projects appear before them as part of the approval pipeline. Check often, as sometimes their agendas appear publicly online as little as one hour before the meeting. Upcoming UDP meetings are August 9 (for 105 Keefer Street & 544 Columbia Street, 8559 Oak Street, 77 E Broadway, 138 E 8th Avenue, Cambie Corridor Plan – Phase 3 – Oakridge Municipal Town Centre) and 23, and September 6 and 20. Upcoming DPB dates are September 5 and 18, mostly major buildings by major developers (August 8 and 21 agendas were cancelled). Download the official DPB list (on Aug 4 very much out of date, still showing March 31, going only to July 10):

Consider writing Mayor and Council asking them to make Development Applications archives available online. The City website provides a list of archived Rezoning Applications (here) going back to 2011, so why not full information on past Development Applications too?

For current (at time of viewing) full list of applications online, click:
For our PDF version saved August 1, 2017: CoV Development Application snapshot, 1-Aug-2017

For reference, we’ve reproduced the full list of development applications as of today:

Development Application Information Web Page

Welcome! The City is committed to making sure neighbours of development proposals are as informed as possible about proposed developments and that they have opportunities to provide input. This new method serves to notify people about development applications, in a way that is more sustainable and cost-effective.

Development Permit application information is listed below by address. Simply search for the application you are interested in and click on the link for more information.

To assist you, view the Glossary of key technical terms and a brief explanation of the application process.

Information on the Development Permit Board may be found at:

Development Application Details

The applications are listed alphabetically below.

Numbered and Named streets by address/location:

East #   West #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Y MMRU

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MMRU – Medical Marijuana-Related Use Development Applications

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