Rezoning applications


Rezoning Application - 720 Beatty Street & 701 Expo Boulevard

On December 21, 2018, the City of Vancouver received an application to rezone 720 Beatty Street from Downtown District (DD) to Comprehensive Development District (CD-1). As of March 17, 2020, the applicant would like to revise their proposal to include the neighbouring property at 701 Expo Boulevard and rezone the property from B.C. Place/Expo District (BCPED) to Comprehensive Development District (CD-1).

The proposal consists of a 17-storey office building located at 720 Beatty Street and a five-storey commercial building located on 701 Expo Boulevard. The proposal includes:

  • An office building located on 720 Beatty Street with a height of 80.4 m (263.8 ft.), and commercial building located on 701 Expo Boulevard with a height of 28.6 m (93.8 ft.)
  • a total gross floor area of 60,073 sq. m (646,620 sq. ft.)
  • a floor space ratio (FSR) of 12.39
  • On 720 Beatty Street - a ground level commercial space with office space above; on 701 Expo Boulevard – five-storeys of commercial space.
  • an upgrade to the creative energy plant
  • 4 levels of underground parking with 358 parking spaces and
    325 bicycle spaces

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

A community open house was held from 5:00 - 7:30 pm on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, Alice Mackay Room (350 W Georgia St). The applicant team and City staff was available to answer questions.

This application was approved by Council at Public Hearing on October 6, 2020.


Revised Application (March 17, 2020)


Original Application (December 21, 2018)

Council Meetings




Advisory Group and Community Open House Meetings



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

City contact: Nick Danford, Rezoning Planner,, 604-871-6121
Applicant contact: Jacqueline Che, Westbank,, 604-685-8986

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