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Laneway Homes

What is a Laneway House?
A laneway home is a smaller, detached home located where the garage would normally go on a single-family lot.

What are the benefits of building a Laneway Home?
Laneway Homes contribute to the overall sustainability of the city. They give people more opportunities to live close to where they work, shop, and play, and they make the city’s urban lanes more green, liveable, and safe. Laneway housing also contributes to the amount of affordable rental housing available in the city.

Can I build a Laneway House on my property?
You can build a laneway home on any lot 32 feet or wider in any RS single family zone.

How much does it cost to build a laneway house?
We work within any budget and can even help you find financing.


To see if your property is eligible to build a Laneway Home, you can check your zoning online by using the City of Vancouver Zoning Map:

Vancouver’s guide to the Laneway Home development process:

Laneway Home information including design guidelines and by-laws:


Laneway Houses in Vancouver

Laneway Housing has never been more popular in Vancouver, BC with many families opting to build new units throughout the city in order to allow them to live in areas where they wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford. Whether you’re a senior looking to downsize to a smaller home, young parents who want to raise their children in the city, or merely an individual looking to live in an economical space, Centurion Properties is the premiere builder of laneway homes in Vancouver, BC.

Centurion Properties has built several custom small homes and laneway houses personalized to each homeowner’s unique tastes that can be located throughout the city grid of Vancouver, BC. Offering the latest in design innovation and space saving solutions, a laneway home is an economical choice that can hug a resident in an elegant, stylish, and modern design. Our construction crew has multiple decades of experience between them, ensure a clean and safe job site at all times, and we promise to cause minimal disturbance for you and your neighbours. Our reputation rides on it. We’ll deliver your laneway home to you on time, on budget, and with no surprises – we guarantee it.

We value the relationships we have with our customers. We’ll be there with you from the early days of planning right through to obtaining the necessary permits, the day to day of construction, and right through to your final inspection. We take pride in not only being able to perform to the high standards our customers have set for us but in exceeding their expectations. Ensuring that every client is thrilled with Centurion Properties not only puts a smile on our face but will put a smile on yours.

With a laneway home, you can ensure minimal environmental impact on the health of your community – this is what attracted Centurion Properties into getting involved with laneway homes here in Vancouver, BC in the first place. Through the use of local materials, resources, and in the utilization of environmentally sound practices, we can ensure that every decision made is one that is environmentally conscious.

Many citizens of Vancouver, BC choose to build a laneway home as a way to pull equity out of their existing property through a rental. Meanwhile, others use the build of a laneway home to be able to invite extended family to live on their property. Whether it’s for one or the other, Centurion Properties offers premium quality service at an affordable rate. With Centurion Properties, you have the technical expertise at your side and a team of professionals ready to turn your design ideas into your custom dream laneway home.

We provide only the highest quality of workmanship and materials as well as an end result that always denotes quality and luxury. Centurion Properties is one of the leading laneway home builders in Vancouver, BC with a reputation built on unique designs, uncompromising quality standards, and a first rate customer service.


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We provide a full range of design and construction services suited to individual tastes, lifestyles and budgets. We are able to work within any budget and will personalize your home based on your specific needs. Contact us today, we would love to answer any questions you may have!

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