Application - 200-232 Newfoundland Drive

Mon, 2013/09/09 - 4:30pm

The City of St. John’s has received an application to redevelop Virginia Park Plaza for residential and commercial use. The applicant wishes to add two storeys to the existing building in the plaza, converting it to a five-storey condominium building; build a second five-storey condominium building on the other side of the plaza; and build a small two-storey building near the front of the property for commercial and office use. This would require a rezoning of the site from the Commercial Neighbourhood (CN) Zone to the Commercial Office Hotel (COH) Zone. There would be approximately 262 condominium units, with on-site parking. The applicant has prepared a land-use assessment report (LUAR) under the terms of reference set by Council. The report is posted under 'Background Information' below.

This application may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Development and Engineering, third floor, St. John’s City Hall, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., phone (709) 576-8220, or e-mail:

Any person wishing to make a submission on this application must provide a signed written statement to the Office of the City Clerk by noon, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, either by mail: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2; fax: (709) 576-8474 or e-mail: Written submissions received will become a matter of public record and will be included in the agenda for the regular meeting of Council on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at which time Council is scheduled to make a decision on this application.

Background Information