District of Squamish Council will consider the first, second, and third readings for a new development in Downtown Squamish at an upcoming council meeting on February 6.
The application proposes to rezone the two parcels at 37794 & 37780 Second Avenue for a four-storey mixed-use building with 15 apartments and approximately 400 square metres of commercial space. The site consists of two separate parcels and is located on the southeast corner of the Vancouver Street intersection. The two parcels are roughly 12,000 square feet.
The development includes 397 square metres of employment space on the ground floor, a 312 square metre roof deck and 15 apartments. The unit mix includes six one-bedroom, six two-bedroom and three three-bedroom units. Three units will be secured as market rentals, representing 20% of the residential units. The applicant will commit to a ‘no gas’ covenant on the title as part of the rezoning. As many as 17 parking stalls will be provided, with 15 residential and two commercial.
The proponent will provide $138,600 as a voluntary Community Amenity Contribution. No gas will be permitted for cooking and heating, including hot water and three units will be secured as market rental housing in perpetuity.