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Proposed rezoning and road closure in Oliver at 9918 and 9922 111 Street NW.

A revised planning application was received for land at 9918 111 Street NW and 9922 111 Street NW, on sites currently occupied by two single detached houses, one of which has been converted to a commercial building.

About the Proposal

The proposed rezoning and associated road closure would close a portion of the access lane north of 9930 111 Street NW. The applications are intended to allow for a 23-storey residential tower with up to 178 units, within 200m of the Grandin LRT station.

The Oliver Area Redevelopment Plan would also be amended to enable the proposed rezoning.

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

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Application Details

This application proposes to rezone land at 9918 111 Street NW and 9922 111 Street NW from Direct Development Control Provision (Area 2) (DC1) to a Site Specific Development Control Provision (DC2). The proposed development would be on the west side of 111 Street, approximately 75 metres south of 100 Avenue, and just south of the Edmonton General Hospital’s parkade.

The application also proposes to increase the size of the developable site by closing the north portion of the existing alley.

The policies of the Oliver Area Redevelopment Plan are also proposed to be amended to allow high-rise buildings in this area. Currently, only row housing, stacked row housing and low-rise apartments are permitted, according to the plan.

Key Features of the Proposal

The proposed development would allow for a high-rise residential building, with approximately 23 storeys. Other features include:

  • Floor Area Ratio of 10.8
  • Maximum number of 178 dwellings
  • Approximately 135 parking spaces for residents and visitors
  • Parking accessed from the lane
  • Minimum of 55 bicycle parking spaces

For a complete list of regulations and uses, please see the Draft DC2 Provision.

Technical Reports Under Review

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Identify any areas of environmental concern in the plan area.
Consultant: Venture Engineering Consultants

Sun Shadow Impact Study

Evaluate the shadow on the surrounding area in 3D space in the plan area.
Consultant: Chris Dikeakos Architect

Transportation Impact Assessment (TIA)

Identify expected traffic activity and traffic control required on the roads and parking impacts in the plan area.
Consultant: Stantec Consulting

Qualitative Pedestrian Level Wind Assessment

Identify the wind impacts on pedestrian comfort from the proposed development.
Consultant: Gradient Wind Engineering

Storm and Sanitary Servicing Feasibility Study

Identifies existing inventory of existing storm and sanitary outlets from the site and the capacity of the downstream combined sewer system.
Consultant: Stantec Consulting

Geotechnical Report

Identifies subsurface and groundwater conditions of the site, and the suitability of the site for the required engineering related to the proposed development.
Consultant: Geopacific Consultants Ltd.

City Council Public Hearing Date

To be determined.

Request to Speak at a Council or Committee Meeting

Agendas are available approximately 3 weeks before the public hearing date. Anyone who wishes to speak at a public hearing can register online or call the City Clerk’s office at 780-496-8178.

Reference File Number

LDA17-0701 and LDA18-0037

For More Information

Ania Schoof

Title Planner
Telephone

780-508-9210

Email ania.schoof@edmonton.ca

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