Rezoning applications


Rezoning and Development Permit Application - 963 East 19th Avenue (960 Kingsway) (DE413541)

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Matthew Cheng Architects Inc. has submitted a revised application to the City of Vancouver to rezone 963 East 19th Avenue (960 Kingsway) from C-2 (Commercial) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal includes a 6-storey mixed-use building consisting of commercial/retail space on the ground floor and 39 rental residential units on floors 2 to 6. A maximum floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.39 and a maximum height of 18.4 m (60.53 ft.) are proposed. A total of 31 parking stalls and one loading space would be provided.

Changes from the previous submission (dated December 17, 2009) include:

  • an increased floor space ratio (FSR), from 3.36 to 3.39
  • a reduced number of units, from 40 to 39

The rezoning application is being considered under the Short Term Incentives for Rental (STIR) Program approved by City Council on June 18, 2009. This program responds to low vacancy rates and the lack of new purpose-built rental housing by providing a strategic set of City incentives to encourage and facilitate the development of new market rental housing. The program ended on December 15, 2011, and all applications received prior to the deadline will be processed through the City’s standard development processes.

This application was approved with conditions by Council at a Regular Council Meeting on March 11, 2014. The conditions having been met, Council enacted By-law No. 11159, CD-1 (596), on February 3, 2015


Revised Application (July 5, 2010)

Application (December 17, 2009)


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