899 Esquimalt Road goes to public hearing on November 25

November 18, 2019
Esquimalt News

There will be a public hearing on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Esquimalt Municipal Hall, 1229 Esquimalt Road, Esquimalt, BC, to allow the public to make representations to the Municipal Council respecting matters contained in the following amending bylaws:

Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2018, No. 2922, Amendment Bylaw No. 2962 which provides for a change in the proposed land use designation of 899 Esquimalt Road [legal description below], shown hatched on the map below from a mix of ‘Neighbourhood Commercial Mixed-Use’ and ‘Townhouse Residential’ to ‘Commercial/Commercial Mixed-Use’. In addition, the amendment bylaw provides for a change in the Development Permit Area from a mix of Development Permit Area No. 4 - Commercial and Development Permit Area No. 6 - Multi-Family Residential to Development Permit Area No. 4 - Commercial. Furthermore, after the map under the heading “Height” on page 131, the following text would be added, “Notwithstanding the building heights indicated on the map above, up to 10 storeys may be permitted on the following property provided no portions of the development within 21.5 m of Wollaston Street exceeds three storeys: PID 030-151-562 Lot A, Section 11, Esquimalt District, Plan EPP 69557”.
Zoning Bylaw, 1992, No. 2050, Amendment Bylaw No. 2963 which provides for a change in the zoning designation of 899 Esquimalt Road [legal description below], shown hatched on the map below from a mix of C-2 [Neighbourhood Commercial] and RD-1 [Two Family Residential] to CD No. 120 [Comprehensive Development District No. 120].

The general purpose of this change in Official Community Plan and zoning is to allow a 10 storey, commercial mixed-use building consisting of a health clinic and 69 residential units.

Public hearings are open to all members of the public; however, if you are unable to attend and wish to submit your written comments, you may do so by 4:30 p.m. on the day of the public hearing:

  • By email:  
  • By standard mail: c/o Corporate Officer, Administration office, 1229 Esquimalt Road, Esquimalt, BC V9A 3P1
  • In person: c/o Corporate Officer, Administration office, 1229 Esquimalt Road