The Vancouver Park Board wants all residents and visitors to enjoy the outdoors and enjoy their dogs. We are committed to consulting with a diverse range of stakeholders, park users, and the public.
This first round of consultation will inform the development of "People, Parks, and Dogs: A strategy for sharing Vancouver’s parks". In early 2017, we will ask for feedback on preliminary recommendations about the planning, design and management of Vancouver’s parks, beaches and off-leash areas.
The Park Board approved the Dog off-leash area guidelines in 2012.
The comprehensive strategy will:
We've asked what is important to park use by people and dogs, including safety, maintenance, environment. amenities, location and design, partnerships, education, and enforcement.
Here is our process and anticipated milestones.
Planning process begins
Creation of Advisory Committee
September - October 2016
Round 1 Consultation
Development of preliminary recommendations
Round 2 Consultation
Delivery of the strategy to the Park Board