4949-5255 Heather St and 657 W 37th Ave (Heather Lands) rezoning application

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We would like your feedback on a rezoning application at 4949-5255 Heather St and 657 W 37th Ave (Heather Lands). The proposal is to rezone the site from CD-1 (80) and CD-1 (52A) to a new CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is for a master-planned redevelopment of the 21-acre site with buildings between 3 and 28 storeys, a childcare facility, a school, a park and public open space, office space, retail space, and a cultural centre. This proposal includes:

  • 144,874 sq. m (1,559,407 sq. ft.) of market residential housing, equal to approximately 1,672 units
  • 35,856 sq. m (385,952 sq. ft.) of secured market rental housing, at least 25% of which is Moderate Income Rental housing. This is equal to approximately 400 units, including 100 moderate income rental units
  • 41,850 sq. m (450,467 sq. ft.) of social housing, equal to approximately 540 units
  • A maximum building height of 92.5 m (304 ft.)
  • 5,787 sq. m (62,287 sq. ft.) of retail space
  • 5,851 sq. m. (62,994 sq. ft.) of office space
  • A 2,095 sq. m (22,549 sq. ft.) Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh (MST) Cultural Centre
  • A 74-space childcare facility
  • A new Conseil Scolaire Francophone (CSF) French elementary school
  • Four acres of park and open space

The application is being considered under the Heather Lands Policy Statement.

In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), an extended online question and answer (Q&A) period was held in place of an in-person open house for this project.



Online Public Hearing: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 6:00 pm

These Public Hearings are to be convened by electronic means, with in-person attendance also available. You may participate in the Public Hearing either by speaking by phone or in person, or by submitting written comments that will be distributed to the Mayor and Councillors.

Send your comments online

Request to speak by phone

Or give feedback via mail to:

City of Vancouver, City Clerk’s Office

453 West 12th Avenue, Third Floor

Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1V4

Requests to speak open at 8:30 am on Friday, May 13, 2022 until 5:00 pm on the day of the Public Hearing. All spoken and written comments will be publicly accessible on the City of Vancouver’s website with your full name attached.

Copies of the draft by-laws will be made available for in-person viewing from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays at the City Clerk’s Office on the 3rd Floor of City Hall from Friday, May 13, 2022, and for viewing on the meeting agenda page on the same Friday starting at 1:00 pm. Minutes of the Public Hearing will also be available at this location approximately two business days after the meeting.



We would like your feedback on a rezoning application at 4949-5255 Heather St and 657 W 37th Ave (Heather Lands). The proposal is to rezone the site from CD-1 (80) and CD-1 (52A) to a new CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is for a master-planned redevelopment of the 21-acre site with buildings between 3 and 28 storeys, a childcare facility, a school, a park and public open space, office space, retail space, and a cultural centre. This proposal includes:

  • 144,874 sq. m (1,559,407 sq. ft.) of market residential housing, equal to approximately 1,672 units
  • 35,856 sq. m (385,952 sq. ft.) of secured market rental housing, at least 25% of which is Moderate Income Rental housing. This is equal to approximately 400 units, including 100 moderate income rental units
  • 41,850 sq. m (450,467 sq. ft.) of social housing, equal to approximately 540 units
  • A maximum building height of 92.5 m (304 ft.)
  • 5,787 sq. m (62,287 sq. ft.) of retail space
  • 5,851 sq. m. (62,994 sq. ft.) of office space
  • A 2,095 sq. m (22,549 sq. ft.) Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh (MST) Cultural Centre
  • A 74-space childcare facility
  • A new Conseil Scolaire Francophone (CSF) French elementary school
  • Four acres of park and open space

The application is being considered under the Heather Lands Policy Statement.

In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), an extended online question and answer (Q&A) period was held in place of an in-person open house for this project.



Online Public Hearing: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 6:00 pm

These Public Hearings are to be convened by electronic means, with in-person attendance also available. You may participate in the Public Hearing either by speaking by phone or in person, or by submitting written comments that will be distributed to the Mayor and Councillors.

Send your comments online

Request to speak by phone

Or give feedback via mail to:

City of Vancouver, City Clerk’s Office

453 West 12th Avenue, Third Floor

Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1V4

Requests to speak open at 8:30 am on Friday, May 13, 2022 until 5:00 pm on the day of the Public Hearing. All spoken and written comments will be publicly accessible on the City of Vancouver’s website with your full name attached.

Copies of the draft by-laws will be made available for in-person viewing from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays at the City Clerk’s Office on the 3rd Floor of City Hall from Friday, May 13, 2022, and for viewing on the meeting agenda page on the same Friday starting at 1:00 pm. Minutes of the Public Hearing will also be available at this location approximately two business days after the meeting.


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