East Fraser Lands (River District) past updates

January 2010

City Council approved the rezoning for East Fraser Lands Area 2 and Kerr Street Properties on January 19, 2010.

Wesgroup Properties submitted a rezoning application for East Fraser Lands Area 2 and Kerr Street Properties in May 2009. The application was comprehensively reviewed by City staff, the East Fraser Lands Committee, and the community through a planning process.

The rezoning area is approximately 35.0 acres (14.2 ha) land in the western portion of the site. Area 2 and Kerr Street Properties will become part of the future mixed use residential neighbourhood at East Fraser Lands. 

Learn more about the approved East Fraser Lands Area 2 and Kerr Street Properties Rezoning.

View the approved Area 2 and Kerr Street Properties Design Guidelines.

September 2008

City Council approved the Area 1 Rezoning for East Fraser Lands on September 16, 2008.

The City received the Area 1 Rezoning application from the developer Wesgroup Properties in February 2007. This rezoning application was refined through collaborative efforts of City staff, the developer, the East Fraser Lands Committee, and community over eighteen months.

The approved Area 1 Rezoning reflects principles and directions consistent with the approved East Fraser Lands Official Development Plan. 

Learn more about the approved East Fraser Lands Area 1 Rezoning.

View the approved Area 1 Design Guidelines.

November 2006

After months of planning work and discussion between City staff, the developer, the East Fraser Lands Committee, and the community, the East Fraser Lands Official Development Plan (ODP) was completed and approved by Council in November 2006.

The ODP translates the principles and objectives established in the East Fraser Lands Policy Statement into more detailed planning policies and requirements for the developing the site.

The ODP includes a physical plan and specifies land uses and amounts, housing types, movement in and around the site, sustainability features, the delivery of community amenities such as parks and community facilities, and phasing.

View the East Fraser Lands Official Development Plan approved by City Council in November 2006  (27 MB)

2004-2006

In 2004, Council unanimously supported the EFL Policy Statement, followed by the EFL Official Development Plan approved in 2006. 

View the East Fraser Lands Policy Statement (2004)  (6 MB)