Building a lane house, laneway house (LWH) or small infill house in Vancouver?
Here are a few things to consider.
Does your property qualify for a lane house?
In the City of Vancouver, the property must:
- be zoned for single family residential: RS-1. RS-2, RS-3, RS-4, RS-5, RS-6 , or RS-7
- be at least 32’-2” (9.8m) wide
- have access to an open lane or flanking sidestreet
Do you need information about financing options for a lane house?
— If so, Vancity has developed a financing package specifically for laneway housing.