Major planning projects

The City focuses on creating liveable, sustainable, and affordable communities that emphasize walking, cycling, and mass transit.

Our emerging urban communities provide plenty of public spaces for neighbours to interact, to work, to shop, to play, and to learn.

Explore the many ongoing planning projects that are helping to solidify Vancouver's reputation as one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Major projects

Cambie Street Corridor

Cambie Corridor Planning Program

The Cambie Corridor Planning Program guides long-term growth in areas along Cambie Street and its surrounding neighbourhoods.


Chinatown revitalization

The Chinatown revitalization plan will preserve Chinatown's unique heritage while bringing new life to the community.

False Creek flats

Eastern Core Strategy

The Eastern Core Strategy will transform the Eastern Core - False Creek Flats - into a sustainable green enterprise zone by reconnecting the area to surrounding communities.

False Creek flats

False Creek Flats

We’re creating a plan with the Vancouver Economic Commission to help the Flats flourish as a more productive, sustainable, and connected area of our city.

Great Northern Way campus lands structure aerial photo

Great Northern Way

The Great Northern Way structure planning project aims to transform the area into a thriving cultural and artistic district.

View looking northeast over the future Hastings Park.

Hastings Park / PNE Master Plan

Hastings Park / PNE Master Plan: The Fair in the Park — a 30-year initiative to transform the Hastings Park of today into a greener, year-round destination for park use, culture, sport, recreation, and fun.

Jericho Lands

Jericho Lands

The City will work closely with the Canada Lands Company and First Nations partners on new, important land-use possibilities for the east side of the 36-hectare Jericho Lands site in West Point Grey.

Joyce-Collingwood Station

Joyce-Collingwood Station Precinct Review

The City is reviewing plans for the area around Joyce-Collingwood Station. TransLink is upgrading the station and bus exchange, so the review will help prepare for potential impacts to the road network, access, and development.

Aerial view of Langara Gardens

Langara Gardens policy planning program

The City - at the request of Peterson and Concert Properties - is undertaking a comprehensive planning study to consider the future of Langara Gardens.

little mountain

Little Mountain

The Little Mountain plan guides redevelopment of this social housing site, considering its mix of uses, height, density, public spaces, parks, and community facilities.

Northeast False Creek

Northeast False Creek

The rezoning of Northeast False Creek will give the city a unique opportunity to extend the downtown core to the waterfront.

Oakridge mall

Oakridge Centre redevelopment

The City is reviewing a proposal for a mixed use development at Oakridge Centre that will include buildings up to 45 storeys with commercial, office, residential and public amenity space.

Olympic Village building

Olympic Village

The Olympic Village project turned residences built for 2010 Winter Olympic Games athletes into residential housing units.

Oakridge Transit Centre aerial view

OTC (Oakridge Transit Centre) site

The OTC (Oakridge Transit Centre) site planning program is a joint project between the City and TransLink. Find more information.

The Pearson Dogwood site

Pearson Dogwood Lands Policy Planning Program

The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health are discussing renewal and expansion plans for the George Pearson Centre and Dogwood Lodge site.

A design rendering of the Powell Street overpass

Powell Street overpass project

This project will make it safer and easier for people to navigate the area along Powell St just west of Clark Dr. It will also expand and improve the rail network that supports cargo movement to and from Vancouver's port.

Olympic Village and False Creek

Southeast False Creek

The City is turning Southeast False Creek into a model sustainable development where up to 13,000 people will live, work, play, and learn.

Still Creek enhancement

Still Creek Enhancement

Still Creek is one of the two remaining visible streams in Vancouver, and the City is working to rehabilitate its natural creekside habitat, and provide recreational opportunities.

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Last modified: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:53:09

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