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Proposed rezoning of a surface parking lot and a vacant piece of land located along 86 Avenue NW east of 112 Street NW in the Garneau neighbourhood.

About the Proposal

A planning application has been received to rezone land located along 86 Avenue east of 112 Street NW.  This proposal includes 8603 112 Street NW and 11120, 11122, 11124 and 11132 86 Avenue NW.

The proposed rezoning would allow for the development of two residential towers with street-level commercial opportunities along 112 Street NW and townhouses along 86 Avenue NW.  A portion of the site is currently being used as a private surface parking lot while the other portion is vacant.

Public Engagement

Public events and online opportunities will allow residents, communities, businesses and industry representatives to provide input throughout the process.

View the public engagement activities, history and reports.

Public Engagement Session

Citizens were invited to a drop-in public engagement session to learn about this application on the evening of Tuesday January 22, 2019 at the McKernan Community League Hall.

Feedback that was collected during the engagement session will be summarized in a report to City Council for a final decision on the proposed rezoning.

Session Materials

City Display Panels

Applicant Display Panels

Application Details

The proposal includes a rezoning and related amendment to the Garneau Area Redevelopment Plan.


The proposed rezoning would change the rules about which buildings and activities could happen on this site.  

Existing Zoning 

Commercial Office Zone (CO)
High-Rise Apartment Zone (RA9)
Main Streets Overlay

Proposed Zoning

Draft Site Specific Development Control Provision (DC2) (6.2MB)

Plan Amendment

The Garneau Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) is divided into five development sub-areas. The subject site is within sub-area 5. 

Two policies and one map will require amending within the Garneau ARP to accommodate the proposed rezoning. Current policies direct development along 112 Street to be office commercial buildings and limit commercial space and use.

Key Features

  • West Tower: approximately 19 storeys (73 metres) in height 
  • East Tower: approximately 30 storeys (98 metres) in height  
  • A maximum of 444 dwellings
  • A maximum Floor Area Ratio of 9.0
  • Maximum Tower Floor Plates of 800 and 1100 sq. metres
  • Reduced parking based on student housing and the opportunity for a shared vehicle program 
  • Parking provided underground


Public Amenity Contributions

Land Uses

Apartment Housing 

Bars and Neighborhood Pubs

General Retail Stores

Health Services


For a complete list of proposed uses, please see the Draft Site Specific Development Control Provision (DC2).


Technical Reports Under Review

Technical reports submitted by the applicant are currently under review by the City to determine the technical feasibility of the proposal.

They include a Traffic Impact Assessment, Drainage Servicing Report, Environmental Site Assessment, Sun Shadow Study, Pedestrian Wind Statement and an Arborist’s Report. 

Once these reports have been accepted as accurate by City staff, they will be published on this webpage.

Council Public Hearing Date

July 3, 2019

Reference File Number


For More Information

Stuart Carlyle

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