Zoning Map: Laneway House

Zoning Map: Laneway House

A Laneway House in Vancouver is allowed to be built on  in RS-1 and RS-5 single family zoned property. It can be located on a lot that is 33 ft. wide and wider, with an open lane, on a double fronting street, or on a corner with a lane dedication. The laneway house is generally located in the space where a garage would be permitted, i.e., in the rear 26 ft. of the lot (with a minimum of 16 ft. separation between the laneway house and the main house).

Below is a City of Vancouver’s zoning map showing RS1 and RS5 zoned housing. View laneway house zoning regulations here.

Vancouver zoning map for laneway house

For current regulations, the application process to build your laneway house and the cost estimates, you are welcome to contact us for a discussion.

If you’d like to have more info on building a laneway house, kindly call James Wong  at 604-721-4817, or Email James. 

James Wong
Personal Real Estate Corporation
Multiple Realty Ltd

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