Sustainable development guidelines
Vancouver is leading the way on green building design and construction.
Council's environmental regulations for new buildings are some of the greenest of any city in North America.
Not only has council passed new rezoning bylaws with strict environmental standards, they continue to develop other guidelines, standards, and polices that contribute to further improvements in energy efficiency, including:
- Passive design guidelines
- Electric vehicle recharging requirements
- Guidelines for water wise landscapes.