Royal Bay and Royal Beach development applications

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Colwood's Official Community Plan is a community-led document that provides a map for the future of Colwood. It envisions the Royal Bay and Royal Beach areas as a Seaside Village, one of two primary centres for cultural, civic, economic and public life within the City.

Current stage of development

Build out of the Royal Bay lands north of Latoria Road is underway with new homes, parks and trails and an expansion of Royal Bay Secondary School.

The City has received rezoning applications from both Royal Bay (lands south of Latoria Boulevard) and Royal Beach (lands between Metchosin Road and the waterfront).

Both applications involve amending the Royal Bay Area Plan which forms part of the City’s Official Community Plan. The applicants are also requesting that the current zoning on the lands be amended to allow for the proposed developments.

The City has also received a rezoning application for three buildings at 360 Latoria Boulevard (read more).

Learn more at LiveatRoyalBay.ca and RoyalBeach.ca

These are big decisions that will shape how people live, enjoy and move around Colwood in the future.

Rezoning dictates what will be built on the land and the resulting character, density, road layouts, traffic patterns, and parks planning, as well as shoreline erosion and slope stability assessments, and more.

Council has asked the applicants to provide a series of technical reports to help them better understand the implications of the development proposals for the broader community.

Colwood's Official Community Plan is a community-led document that provides a map for the future of Colwood. It envisions the Royal Bay and Royal Beach areas as a Seaside Village, one of two primary centres for cultural, civic, economic and public life within the City.

Current stage of development

Build out of the Royal Bay lands north of Latoria Road is underway with new homes, parks and trails and an expansion of Royal Bay Secondary School.

The City has received rezoning applications from both Royal Bay (lands south of Latoria Boulevard) and Royal Beach (lands between Metchosin Road and the waterfront).

Both applications involve amending the Royal Bay Area Plan which forms part of the City’s Official Community Plan. The applicants are also requesting that the current zoning on the lands be amended to allow for the proposed developments.

The City has also received a rezoning application for three buildings at 360 Latoria Boulevard (read more).

Learn more at LiveatRoyalBay.ca and RoyalBeach.ca

These are big decisions that will shape how people live, enjoy and move around Colwood in the future.

Rezoning dictates what will be built on the land and the resulting character, density, road layouts, traffic patterns, and parks planning, as well as shoreline erosion and slope stability assessments, and more.

Council has asked the applicants to provide a series of technical reports to help them better understand the implications of the development proposals for the broader community.

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  • 360 Latoria: a brief history of development proposals

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    12 Nov 2019

    In 2016 the previous owners of the Royal Bay property, BCIMC, applied for a development permit application for a one-storey building at 360 Latoria Boulevard they called a 'Neighbourhood House' that included a cafe, a restaurant and a meeting space.

    The zoning allowed for five storeys, but the intent of that owner was that the Neighbourhood House would serve as a focal point for the community.

    The City issued the Development Permit in 2016, but the property owner elected not to proceed with construction.

    New owner, new application

    Now in 2019, a proposal by the current owner includes neighbourhood retail and a cafe centrered around a public plaza intended to address the neighbourhood desire for a focal point.

    City staff must review the application as it relates to the Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan designation, not to a previous owner's plan for the property.