Notice of Amendment to Development Permit with Variances DP-2018-10 – 1027 College Street

This notice is to advise that Council will consider an amendment to Development Permit with Variances DP-2018-10 respecting LOT A, PLAN VIP62519, SECTION 19, RANGE 5, QUAMICHAN DISTRICT, located at 1027 College Street, Duncan, BC.

On November 18, 2019, Council authorized a Development Permit with Variances to construct a twenty-one unit strata development, which consists of five structures: two six-plex and three tri-plex units. On December 16th, 2019 Council authorized an amendment to DP-2018-10, for a variance to Works and Services Bylaw No. 3158, 2017.

One of the approved variances to the Zoning Bylaw No. 3166, 2017 was for the rear yard setback;  the setback for the three tri-plex buildings was varied from the required 10 m to 5 m for “Building 3” and to 5.75 m for “Building 4” and “Building 5”. However, an additional rear yard setback variance is required, to enable a 0.4 m cantilever on the third storey of the each of the tri-plex buildings – “Building 3”, “Building 4”, and “Building 5”.

The applicant requests the following variance to Zoning Bylaw No. 3166, 2017, Section 4.7.1:

1.       To vary the rear yard setback to 4.5 m for “Building 3” and 5.25 m for “Building 4” and “Building 5”.

The amendment package also includes a request for an amendment to the approved landscaping and fencing; to replace the approved landscaped strips in the surface parking spaces with fully paved concrete aggregate paving, and to replace the approved front yard 1.2 m wooden fence with gates with a 0.6 m stone wall with 1.2 m posts and gates.

This proposed permit will be available for public review from Saturday, April 4, 2020 to Monday, April 20th, 2020. Typically, hard copies would be available for review at City Hall, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, City Hall is closed to the public until further notice.  For convenience, a portion of the site plan and an elevation drawing of one of the tri-plex buildings (all three have the same design) is attached in the public notice below.

Council will consider this application at the electronic Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, April 20th, 2020, 6:00 p.m. To watch the Council meeting online, live-streamed, please go to: or search on for “City of Duncan”.

Any person who believes their interests may be affected by this proposed Development Variance Permit may provide written comments by hand-delivery (drop box at City Hall) or mail to Director of Corporate Services, City of Duncan, 200 Craig Street, Duncan, BC  V9L 1W3 or until 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 15th, 2020, to ensure their inclusion in the public record.  All emailed comments received after 4:00 pm on April 15th will be submitted for public record up to and during the meeting.

For more information or questions about this application please contact the Manager of Planning, Michelle Geneau, at

Current amendment application:

DP-2018-10.02 – Proposed Development Permit with Variances

DP-2018-10.02 – Amendment #2 Application with Rationale Letters
DP-2018-10.02 – Revised Landscape Plan & Site Plan
DP-2018-10.02 – Public Notice Letter

Related background documents:

DP-2018-10 – Staff Report November 18, 2019 Council Meeting
DP-2018-10 – Development Permit with Variances
DP-2018-10.01 – Amendment # 1 Staff Report, December 12, 2019 Council Meeting
DP-2018-10 – Development Permit Amendment