RA000348 - 306 Hillcrest Avenue / 525 Third Street / 305, 311 & 321 Watfield Avenue

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RA000348 - 306 Hillcrest Avenue / 525 Third Street / 305, 311 & 321 Watfield Avenue
Neighbourhood: University District    
Street Address: 306 Hillcrest Avenue / 525 Third Street / 305, 311 & 321 Watfield Avenue
Type of Application: Rezoning Application
File Number: RA000348
Date Application Submitted: March 27, 2015
Staff Contact: Brian Zurek
Application Description: To rezone the subject properties from Single Dwelling Residential (R1) and Duplex Residential (R4) to Mixed Use Corridor (COR2) in order to permit a mixed use development, which has 3 components:
1. Mixed Use Buildings - along Third Street (60 units and 1616 sq.m commercial floor area)
2. Townhouses - along Hillcrest Avenue and Watfield Avenue (18 units)
3. Student Housing - in the site interior (135 units)
The development also involves a road closure application to close the unnamed lane parallel to Watfield Avenue (unbuilt lane), and a portion of road right-of-way known as Lambert Avenue (unbuilt road).
Application Status: DENIED
File Close Date: August 10, 2015

Process Steps

Task Status

A new application has been received.


The application requires Staff review.


Council to consider 1st and 2nd Readings of the bylaw associated with this application.


A Special Council Meeting is required where a Public Hearing will be held, and the bylaw may be considered for 3rd Reading. The Public Hearing is open to all members of the public. Signing up in advance is not required.


Council to consider 3rd Reading of the bylaw associated with this application. Should Council pass 3rd Reading of the bylaw, any conditions of rezoning must be met prior to the bylaw proceeding for consideration of 4th Reading (Final Adoption). Should Council reject 3rd Reading of the bylaw, the bylaw will be scheduled for abandonment.

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Important Dates & Notices

Special Council Meeting (Public Hearing)
Location: 80 Commercial Street, Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Shaw Auditorium
Date: AUGUST 06, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Please note, anyone can attend this meeting and speak, there is no need to sign up in advance. For more information on what happens at the Public Hearing see the Public Hearing Information Sheet.
Public Hearing Information Sheet
Posted: 7/21/2015 2:10:44 PM
Council Meeting
Location: Commercial Street, Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Shaw Auditorium
Date: JULY 20, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Application going for First and Second Reading.
Meeting Agendas
Posted: 6/30/2015 1:42:54 PM
Applicable Policies and Regulations
Harewood Neighbourhood Plan
The City of Nanaimo Council adopted the Harewood Neighbourhood Plan on October 28th, 2013
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