Planning - Strategic Initiatives


The Planning - Strategic Initiatives Division is responsible for the development of official community plans and modernization of land use planning bylaws.  

The official community plan (OCP) is the cornerstone of land use planning. Watch the 'What is an OCP?' VIDEO

Planning - Strategic Initiatives

Key planning projects that the Strategic Initiatives Division is responsible include flood management bylaws and regional housing needs assessments.

Featured Project

The Division's featured project is the modernization of the Official Community Plan for the Electoral Areas (draft Bylaw 4373). 

Public Engagement on the modernized OCP will focus on Community Circles as the main tool to generate discussion and gather feedback. Email us to be notified when registration for community circles is open at

COVID-19 Service Level Advisory

Strategic Initiatives staff are providing normal service levels.