Every year, the City of Vancouver and Park Board seek feedback on a variety of topics, including citywide strategic plans like the Zero Waste Strategy, neighbourhood plans, and operational plans like the budget.
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The Grandview-Woodland Community Plan was approved in July 2016. To implement the plan, zoning changes are being proposed to allow for new housing choices including duplexes, townhouses, and some 4-storey apartments in specified locations.
Online questionnaire: November 26 – December 12
As part of the Heritage Action Plan, this review will explore options to retain heritage and character homes in single-family (RS) zoning districts.
Geographic and zoning options are being explored that could result in changes to regulations for both pre-1940 character homes and new home development in older single-family neighbourhoods.
Online questionnaire: November 21 – January 15
The Vancouver Park Board is seeking a solution to the worn, diagonal path on the west edge of Kitsilano Beach Park. The informal path connects to the Balsam Street portion of the Point Grey bike path.
Online survey: November 29 – January 16
Following the approval of the Joyce-Collingwood Station Precinct Plan, staff are exploring the potential for additional multi-family and rental housing, as well as public realm enhancements to improve walking and biking along Joyce Street (Euclid Ave to Kingsway).
Online survey: December 3 – to be determined
The Vancouver Park Board is upgrading the east playground in Clark Park. The current playground is in need of renewal due to its age and condition.
Online survey: December 6 – 23
The Vancouver Park Board is developing a park renewal plan for part of Clinton Park to refurbish the play area and other amenities near the field house.
Online survey: January 19 to February 9Read more
The Vancouver Park Board and the City of Vancouver Engineering Services are upgrading China Creek North Park. Upgrades include: a playground replacement, staircase or accessible path connection on the west hill, washrooms and pump station replacement in southeast corner of park.
Online survey: December 8 – 23
We have received an application to rezone 4138 Cambie St to permit the development of a 6-storey residential building and 2-storey townhouses at the lane that includes 22 residential units, 25 underground parking spaces and 34 bicycle spaces.
We have received an application to rezone 5110 Cambie St to permit the development of a 6-storey residential building that includes 12 residential units, 14 vehicle parking spaces and 18 bicycle spaces.
We have received an application to rezone 1640-1650 Alberni Street from RM-5C (Multiple Dwelling) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District.
The proposal is for a 42-storey residential building with a four-storey podium, including:
This application is being considered under the West End Community Plan and Rezoning Policy for the West End.
We have received an application to rezone 349 West Georgia Street (former Post Office site) from Downtown (DD) District to Comprehensive Development (CD-1) District to allow for redevelopment retaining the existing Post Office building and adding two residential towers and one office tower above. The proposal includes:
This rezoning application is being considered under the Rezoning Policy for the Central Business District (CBD) and CBD Shoulder.
A top priority of Transportation 2040 is to upgrade the 10th Avenue Corridor to be more safe, convenient, comfortable, and fun for people of all ages and abilities to walk and cycle. At this phase of the process, the public is invited to review and comment on designs for three sections: the Health Precinct, Quebec St to Guelph St, and Victoria Dr to Commercial Dr.
Online survey: November 22 – December 12
The Downtown Eastside Plan provided direction to create design guidelines for Hastings Street and for the Kiwassa neighbourhood. The vision is to enhance Hastings Street as a “great street” with focused efforts on building vibrant hubs along different sections to meet the needs of the community.
The City of Vancouver consults with the public on its budget approaches and draft budget. This year, the team visited communities, ran an online survey, and hosted several open houses and conversations to learn more about public priorities for our rapidly changing city. The budget will go to City Council on December 7.
Douglas Park playground is being renewed. Public feedback is being used to shape the design of the new design. The concept for the design is being refined with construction planned for September 2017.
If Vancouver were a bird, what kind of bird would it be? Feedback collected with this online survey will help inform the characteristics for a permanent City Bird.
Online questionnaire: until Sunday, November 27Read more
In 2015, City Council chose to move forward with a plan to replace the viaducts with a new street network that will better serve the future area. It will allow us to connect Downtown, Yaletown, Crosstown, Citygate, Chinatown, Gastown, and Main Street, and draw the neighbourhoods to an extensive and inviting waterfront. Already a hub of events, culture, and sports, Northeast False Creek is the last major undeveloped area in downtown Vancouver.
Phase 1 of this planning process started in summer 2016. The next phase of public consultation will happen in winter/spring 2017.Read more
The City has an ambitious goal to become a zero waste community by 2040 and we can’t get there alone. With the input of Vancouver residents, businesses, and organizations, including other levels of government, we are embarking on a journey to create a zero waste strategy and become a zero waste community.