Chilliwack – The Public process to change the face of Chilliwack Mall will start in earnest on Tuesday with a public hearing at 7PM, September 3.
Back in July, the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, the Chilliwack Mall and its owner SmartCentres unveiled one of the worst kept secrets. Chilliwack Mall, which first opened in 1981 (SmartCentres bought Chilliwack Mall in 2017), will go through ( if all goes as planned) a major upgrade and additions.
The first of the public hearings will focus on : amendments to a portion of the subject property’s Official Community Plandesignation from ‘General Commercial’ to ‘Medium Density Residential’ and to rezone that portionfrom a C4 (Shopping Centre) Zone to an R6 (High Density Multi-Family Residential) Zone to facilitatea subdivision and apartment development. The proposal includes relocating the existing C7 (LiquorStore) Zone within the property to facilitate renovation of the existing mall and the construction of a new free standing liquor store.
As well, recommendation that “Zoning Bylaw Amendment Bylaw 2019, No. 4740”, which proposes to rezone portions of the property located at 45610 Luckakuck Way from a C4 (Shopping Centre) Zoneto a C7 (Liquor Store) Zone and an R6 (High Density Multi-Family Residential) Zone, and from a C7(Liquor Store) Zone to a C4 (Shopping Centre) Zone, be given first and second reading; and further,that a Public Hearing be called for September 3.