Rezoning Application - 349 West Georgia Street (former Post Office site)

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone 349 West Georgia Street (former Post Office site) from Downtown (DD) District to Comprehensive Development (CD-1) District to allow for redevelopment retaining the existing Post Office building and adding two residential towers and one office tower above. The proposal includes:


  • Retention of heritage building and its conversion into a seven-storey podium containing retail along all street frontages, housing, office, and parking
  • Adding three towers above podium, including 17 storeys of office, and 18 and 20 storeys of residential
  • 799 residential units (372 market condominium units and 427 market rental units)
  • An overall floor space ratio of 12.9 FSR
  • Six levels of parking, including 1,168 bicycle spaces
  • A 49-space childcare facility

This rezoning application is being considered under the Rezoning Policy for the Central Business District (CBD) and CBD Shoulder.


A community open house took place from 5 - 8 pm on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (900 West Georgia Street) with the applicant team and City staff available to answer questions.


You can provide comments by filling out our online feedback form. While comments will be accepted up to the Public Hearing date, you are encouraged to provide your comments by January 2, 2017 to allow staff to consider if any changes need to be made to the proposal and to represent your comments in the report to Council.

Application (October 27, 2016)

Community Open House (November 22, 2016)


Advisory Groups and Community Meetings

  • Urban Design Panel - February 8, 2017, Evaluation: Non-support (2-5)
  • Urban Design Panel - May 10, 2017
  • Vancouver Heritage Commission - February 6, 2017



To view additional studies and plans, please make an appointment with the rezoning planner.

City Contact: Michael Naylor, Senior Rezoning Planner,, 604-871-6269

Applicant Contact: Mark Thompson, Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership,, 604-687-1771