Mods: we can modify the thread information slightly as we now know that the two towers are proposed to be 21 storeys.
The Advisory Design Panel reviewed the proposal for 848 Yates on December 21 and recommended that it proceed to council as a development permit application (with variances).
Minutes from the meeting (which include the 21-storey height) are posted online at:
Since Chard is requesting a Development Permit, that means no rezoning is required, right?
For reference, this property has a land use designation of Core Business in the city's OCP.
Here's the Core Residential description, as well.