What To Expect 


Your Property Must Meet Municipal Guidelines

Each municipality has its own requirements. In Vancouver, your property must:

  • Be an RS single-family zone (check your zone here)
  • At least 32.15 ft wide
  • Have access to a lane or side street

Contact us for a free assessment to see if you qualify.


On a 33' lot, you can build:

  • 1-2 bedrooms with parking or garage
  • Up to 778 ft2, 2 storey
  • Up to 684 ft2, 1 storey


On a 50' lot, you can build: 

  • 1-3 bedrooms with parking or garage
  • Up to 1060 ft2, 2 storey
  • Up to 940 ft2, 1 storey


Condo Pricing For A Single-Detached House

Expect your laneway home to cost about $180,000-$325,000 depending on your site, timelines, and the design and finishings you choose.



  • The site survey and design phase will take about 4 weeks
  • Laneway permit approval will be around 2-6 weeks
  • On-site construction will take as little as 18 weeks depending on your site, design, finishings and landscaping