438 Richards St (DP-2022-00016) cannabis retail development application

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The Director of Planning has requested you be advised that this application was considered on March 23, 2022, and was refused. 

It should be noted, however, that the applicant has the right to appeal this decision of refusal to the Board of Variance in accordance with the provisions of the Vancouver Charter.


Arcannabis Enterprises (BC) Inc. has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to perform interior alterations and a change of use from Tattoo parlour to Cannabis store on the first floor of this existing mixed use building including:

  • Floor area of approximately 617 sq. ft.
  • Hours of operation: 9 am - 11 pm, seven days a week

Under the site’s existing DD zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted. However, it requires the decision of the Director of Planning.

Arcannabis Enterprises (BC) Inc. has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to perform interior alterations and a change of use from Tattoo parlour to Cannabis store on the first floor of this existing mixed use building including:

  • Floor area of approximately 617 sq. ft.
  • Hours of operation: 9 am - 11 pm, seven days a week

Under the site’s existing DD zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted. However, it requires the decision of the Director of Planning.