Secondary Dwelling Plan Survey Results

Posted On: Mar 20, 2024

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The District of Sicamous conducted a survey to determine which secondary dwelling plans will form part of the District’s new pre-approved library. Council will choose three designs from each contractor based on the preferences expressed during the public input period. The survey was open from February 1 to 29, 2024 and had 25 participants.

Results Summary

McDiarmid Construction Ltd.

  1. Small Adaptable Suite
  2. Accessible Suite
  3. L-Shape Suite
  4. Two Storey Cube

Hausen Projects

  1.  Garden Suite 1
  2.  Garden Suite 2
  3.  Secondary Suite 1
  4.  Carriage House 2
  5.  Secondary Suite 2 & Carriage House 1

View the Survey Results!

View the Proposed Secondary Dwelling Plans

Please visit the links below to view the secondary dwelling plans proposed by each contractor.


  • In June of 2023, the District issued Expression of Interest (EOI) #1220-20-147 requesting proposals from designers to create pre-approved construction designs for secondary dwellings.
  • On July 6, 2023 the District held an open house about secondary dwelling units.
  • On August 10, 2023 the District housing committee met to consider the secondary dwelling plans that were submitted in response to the EOI.
  • At the October 11, 2023 regular council meeting, council awarded the EOI to both Hausen Projects and McDiarmid Construction Ltd. to produce three designs each.
  • At the January 11, 2024 housing committee meeting, the committee recommended that the District proceed with public engagement before determining what six designs will be selected.
  • At the January 24, 2024 regular council meeting, council directed staff to proceed with public engagement via a survey and open house.