Planning & Land Use

Community Planning is responsible for zoning and Official Community Plan policy review and development, as well as for providing professional support and advice to Council, committees of Council, members of the public, community groups, community agencies and independent consultants.


Community Planning is involved in the creation and review of the Official Community Plan and neighbourhood plans, the review of bylaws related to development, and staff participate in Greater Vancouver Regional District committees as needed.

Community Planners also provide the policy direction and research capabilities for the department and provide support to the Community Heritage Commission and the Agricultural Advisory Committee.

Planning Projects

For a listing of all planned, current and completed Planning projects, visit our City Projects page