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Lot located in West Courtenay, currently zoned Residential One A R1-A. The adjacent Lot was developed to a bare land strata with Comprehensive Development zoning CD22. Existing developments on the property include a driveway, small cleared area, shed, and concrete foundation. The majority of the site is covered by a maturing 40-60-year-old second-growth coniferous/deciduous forest. After taking into account setbacks from watercourse and wetland ESAs as per the Arden Corridor Local Area Plan, and an additional recommended retention buffer for wildlife passage, the total developable area remaining on the subject property is 1.86 ha (68%) of the total 2.74 ha lot. A total of 0.88 ha is recommended for retention. Of this 0.88 protected area, 0.60 ha is the required 30 m setback from aquatic habitat as per the Arden Corridor LAP. The remaining 0.28 ha is an additional recommended retention buffer for wildlife passage. Environmental assessment estimates approx. 15 lots could subdivided