Official Community Plan Review

Updated July 2017

The Official Community Plan Review is about shaping the future of West Vancouver: how housing needs can be met, where shops, services and community facilities are located, how we move around, how we can protect the environment and how we respond to climate change.

We’re refreshing our OCP for 2017/18…

…and we need your help to do it. Hundreds of people came to meetings, filled out a survey and/or attended World Cafés in the spring. The next consultation phase is a series of Ideas Forums in July. Find dates at

A major step forward…

…was Council’s approval of the Marine Drive Local Area Plan after a June public hearing. Local plans provide policy guidance for smaller urban areas which require a more detailed level of planning to guide land use change and development. Next, staff will work with the community to prepare an Ambleside Town Centre Plan, and later, Cypress Village, Taylor Way and Horseshoe Bay.

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