RS-5 One-Family Dwelling District

The intent of this Schedule is generally to

  • Maintain the existing single-family residential character of the RS-5 District.
  • Encourage new development that is compatible with the form and design of existing development.
  • Encourage the retention and renovation of existing development.
  • Permit conditionally one-family dwellings with secondary suites.
  • Emphasize design compatibility with the established streetscape.
  • Enhance neighbourhood features through the maintenance and addition of healthy trees and plants.

Zoning & development related links

Zoning & Development Bylaw
Regulates the development of property in Vancouver by encouraging land use and building according to community goals and visions for the future of Vancouver and its neighbourhoods.

Zoning Bylaw administrative bulletins
Zoning Bylaw administrative bulletins

Land use and development policies and guidelines
Read the City of Vancouver's land use and development policies, which help shape the city and make our communities more liveable.